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Sunday, April 24, 2016

LEMONADE RANGES WIDE OVER BLACKNESS

Feeling Rebloggy
Overall, Lemonade is packed with references to afro-diasporic religion, afrofuturism and southern gothic tropes. Some of the scratchy voiceover and long shots of YoncĂ© walking among the ruins of Fort Macombe, Louisiana give it a True Detective Season 1 feel. Not the first time the Beyonce/Jay-Z/True Detective link has been made. InLemonade, however, it’s more like True Detective meets Toni Morrison’s Beloved.

Other parts feel like brooding indie films meets Knowles-family home movies. Still others are more like conventional R&B videos set on a city street where our hero smashes car windshields to what sounds like a reggae cover of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s “Maps” before driving over everything in a monster truck.

~OKAYAFRICA.COM

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LEMONADE ALSO SEEMED LIKE 
IT SENT A BUNCH OF MESSAGES TO HER HUSBAND
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/04/24/beyonce-calls-out-jay-z-s-cheating-in-lemonade-a-stunning-celebration-of-black-girl-magic.html