With all the chaos in the world Queen Bey offers a release.
The greatest live performer of all time.
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With all the chaos in the world Queen Bey offers a release.
The greatest live performer of all time.
|by Anonymous||reply 183||May 25, 2023 6:29 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 1||May 11, 2023 3:24 AM|
Queen of STANK!
|by Anonymous||reply 2||May 11, 2023 3:48 AM|
How much Ambien has she taken in that picture?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||May 11, 2023 4:56 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 4||May 11, 2023 5:02 AM|
Not a huge fan but I have to say she does look gorgeous, and keeping her body in great shape. Her outfits and the set designs are striking.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||May 11, 2023 5:07 AM|
R3 It must be laced with cocaine. Because how one could take ambien and then perform like pop music’s Superwoman is beyond me. Do you know what ambien is? And the cole reference just a joke because Queen Bey has never dabbled in narcotics let alone any hardcore drugs.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||May 11, 2023 5:15 AM|
She's the Queen Of Weave.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||May 11, 2023 5:30 AM|
R7 That be true. However Bey sells it like no other. I used to joke when I saw Queen Bey that somewhere in India was a desperate bald woman. Who but Bey?
|by Anonymous||reply 8||May 11, 2023 5:33 AM|
R2 Shut yo stankin ass up. How about that. Kelly would never.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||May 11, 2023 5:36 AM|
She is an exceptional entertainer. No one comes close to Madonna as a performer on stage but Beyoncé is dangerously close to her level. Not there yet but close.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||May 11, 2023 1:00 PM|
All that beauty and money and she still cant keep Jay-Z from cheating on her
|by Anonymous||reply 11||May 11, 2023 1:25 PM|
R10 Bahahahahahaha. Bahahahahha
Madge could never do a 4 part harmony, going up an octave 4 consecutive hooks in a row.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||May 11, 2023 1:25 PM|
That song at #10 isn't hummable or catchy. I can't understand what she's saying. Her solo voice has an irritating, trumpety sound.
I think it all begins with the song. And since Destiny's Child, she really hasn't had any.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||May 11, 2023 3:19 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 14||May 11, 2023 10:42 PM|
R13 yousa dumb ass tone deaf unartistic bitch.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||May 12, 2023 2:58 AM|
R11 How misogynistic. Pussy is pussy to straight men. Hell my partner cheated on me. Looks and wealth have nothing to do with being cheated on you 6th grader.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||May 12, 2023 2:58 AM|
She looks fabulous!
|by Anonymous||reply 17||May 12, 2023 3:23 AM|
Ever? Tina Turner might have something to say about that.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||May 12, 2023 3:28 AM|
She'll never be on Ni'jah's level.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||May 12, 2023 11:24 AM|
I think this looks amazing and she did the Heated rap perfectly. Would love to see this live.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||May 12, 2023 12:25 PM|
She looks more like a man every day.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||May 12, 2023 12:43 PM|
[quote] The greatest live performer of all time.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||May 12, 2023 12:52 PM|
p.r.o.d.u.c.t.I.o.n. That’s what I see. Ditto Madonna in her prime except that Madonna did great pop music. I wouldn’t pay $10 to see either, but I love my Madonna cd’s.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||May 12, 2023 12:55 PM|
Shout Shout SHOUT
|by Anonymous||reply 24||May 12, 2023 1:00 PM|
“The greatest live performer of all time.“
OP has lost they/them’s yassss kween mind.
Beyoncé could never, she lacks authenticity.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||May 12, 2023 1:39 PM|
She’s like a vacant babydoll. She simply wants to be idolized, to absorb the audience’s energy and give nothing back. She’s a fraud.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||May 12, 2023 1:41 PM|
Queen Bey is the realest black mainstream chica ever. She didn’t look down on her race and put on a fake British accent. Love Tina tho.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||May 12, 2023 1:46 PM|
R26, are you retarded?
|by Anonymous||reply 28||May 12, 2023 1:48 PM|
Tina Turner is better than Beyoncé by miles. There is no competition.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||May 12, 2023 1:48 PM|
R28 sorry she doesn’t come across as sincere to me…
|by Anonymous||reply 30||May 12, 2023 1:49 PM|
R30 oh well that’s you. History and the culture disagrees.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||May 12, 2023 1:52 PM|
R31 oh well that’s you. History and the culture disagrees.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||May 12, 2023 1:54 PM|
R31 nope. Others might love it, but she’s an empty vessel to me and many others. She’s beautiful, has a few catchy songs, but her voice has become grating and her personality is as exciting as a box of animal crackers to a 70 year old.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||May 12, 2023 1:57 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 34||May 12, 2023 1:59 PM|
Most Boring & Calculated Performer of All Time 🏆
|by Anonymous||reply 35||May 12, 2023 2:01 PM|
She seems like a hard worker but I find her so boring now. I don't follow her closely, is the tour selling? Renaissance disappeared pretty quickly (relative to previous issues) so I am wondering if a similar drop off has occurred with her touring.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||May 12, 2023 2:08 PM|
R36 she didn’t add extra dates, so no outsized demand. Lots of resale site tickets at deep discounts. Her appeal is waning.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||May 12, 2023 2:10 PM|
Will add, she seems to be visually channeling JLo's outfits and hair based off the pics of her tour.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||May 12, 2023 2:11 PM|
It’s giving JLo with more coldness and narcissistic tendencies.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||May 12, 2023 2:12 PM|
She wouldn't exist without Michael Jackson's sister!
|by Anonymous||reply 40||May 12, 2023 2:14 PM|
Beyonce vs Tina Turner is a false equivalency.
Tina Turner came from nothing. She rose to the top on sheer fucking nerve and talent and stamina.
While cute as a button, possessing the ability to sing and dance, Beyonce lacks the raw naked fire of a Tina Turner, because she's the product of her DADDY'S ambition. And as such, she's never really failed. She's never had to ask "can I pay the bills this month from singing or am I going to have to sell my body to pay my rent?" or "How much longer do I give this before I bin this dream and go get a day job?"
Beyonce has never lived on the edge. She's never truly suffered for her art.
She is an authentic talent, but her origins are artificial. She's a skillfully programmed automaton. Unlike Michael Jackson, who had a similar start, Beyonce doesn't seem to have that divine spark of inexplicable genius, which is why she seems shockingly boring and vapid. She does what she is told to do, sings what she is told to sing, dances the moves, all with very high levels of skill. But she doesn't have much to say about it, there's no real creative discussion to be had with her.
Because none of it is actually coming from inside of her.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||May 12, 2023 2:15 PM|
Without the Freemasons, she'd have drifted off into obscurity. Fact.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||May 12, 2023 2:17 PM|
The remixes, R42?
|by Anonymous||reply 43||May 12, 2023 2:21 PM|
R5, the problem is that the costumes and sets are impressive in order to draw attention away from how exceptionally bad the music is. Beyoncé's repertoire has always been extremely uneven, but everything she's released since 4 has been mostly awful: unmelodious cacophonies laden with samples, tired beats and a dozen writers for each unmemorable perpetration of a song.
She is an average singer who has developed her talent through sheer discipline and hard work, and initially worked with some very good producers who showcased her voice in the best way possible. After her career was consolidated, though, she started wasting her time on woke nonsense and soap opera-level self-victimization in order to generate hype and conceal the fact that her music is just bad.
I've always said that if she didn't have to compete with embarrassments like Britney, Katy Perry and Rihanna, or lazy screamers like Christina Aguilera, she would have never become so prominent. Being the best in a sea of incompetence is easy, but having to stand next to giants like Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Streisand, Linda Ronstadt, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Céline Dion, Mariah Carey and Gladys Knight, to add a few examples, is what truly matters. Among the truly great, Beyoncé is a second rate singer who has worked very hard to rise above mediocrity, and not much else.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||May 12, 2023 2:26 PM|
Beyoncé's influence on young women has been devastating. They all turned into dumb hoes because of her. Whitney and Janet Jackson were not slutty. Madonna in her prime was more provocative but still very artistic. Enya, Bjork, Sade, Stevie Nicks, Diana Ross etc were all exceptional singers who didn't have to act like prostitutes to become famous. Beyoncé is an embarrassment.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||May 12, 2023 2:26 PM|
[quote]She does what she is told to do, sings what she is told to sing, dances the moves, all with very high levels of skill. But she doesn't have much to say about it, there's no real creative discussion to be had with her.
This is actually quite false. She produced her own album the tone, theme, direction, sound. No she wasn't at the soundboard mixing it together herself, but she knows exactly what she wants to sound like. She worked on this album herself, writing (with writers obviously) but working with them to make sure she came through clearly. She wasn't just handed songs to perform. You can tell the difference when an album has a unique theme and not just One Off sounds of all different types and genres. This album is VERY unified from start to finish. After Beyonce, Lemonade and this Album, you can definitely tell a Beyonce song and sound. The themes are the same.
And BTW, she is hands down the best performer of all time. Whenever I doubt this I just watch her Coachella perfomance. The one thing she has is that she is absolutely fucking fearless and will everything to the point of injury for a performance, falling down set of opera steps only to get back up and keep it going.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||May 12, 2023 3:06 PM|
WOW she fell down and then got up? Sooo amaaazing. BEST UV AWL TIMEEEEEE
|by Anonymous||reply 47||May 12, 2023 3:21 PM|
I think she’s a robot. A Beybot.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||May 12, 2023 3:50 PM|
The Singing Wig?
|by Anonymous||reply 49||May 12, 2023 3:51 PM|
The most overrated 'artist' of all times
|by Anonymous||reply 50||May 12, 2023 3:52 PM|
[quote] It’s giving JLo with more coldness and narcissistic tendencies.
Is that even possible?
|by Anonymous||reply 51||May 12, 2023 3:52 PM|
R50 Janet Jackson a very close second
|by Anonymous||reply 52||May 12, 2023 3:53 PM|
You go, Queen Charles!!
|by Anonymous||reply 53||May 12, 2023 3:53 PM|
True, r52! I could kiss you, if you're single, of course! 😘
|by Anonymous||reply 54||May 12, 2023 3:55 PM|
The Yasss Kweens who have zero taste and all fall in line to every trend they’re told to, keep this mediocre bitch afloat. She is horrendous. People like R46 would lick her heels clean if she asked.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||May 12, 2023 4:47 PM|
One thing you won’t see Beyoncé doing is giving back to the black community selflessly, if she does you can bet a big tax write off, that was already discussed with her accountant, is in the cards. She grew up privileged, upper middle class and could give two fucks about the hood.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||May 12, 2023 4:49 PM|
This tour is fucking amazing. Beyonce's best yet. Rave reviews and completely sold out. The stunning designer costumes, amazing visuals with cool robots, a giant horse, and huge screen. Her vocals are of course on point. 37 songs! If there was ever a Beyonce tour to go see it would be this one. So excited!
|by Anonymous||reply 57||May 12, 2023 4:54 PM|
“The stunning designer costumes, amazing visuals with cool robots, a giant horse, and huge screen.”
Hunty Mother is bringing all the distractions! Yasssss! Boots da house down!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 58||May 12, 2023 4:55 PM|
Her biggest mistake is going up against the Swift's Eras tour.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||May 12, 2023 5:03 PM|
[quote] She produced her own album the tone, theme, direction, sound.
Yes. Along with 75 other “producers” and 25 “writers” per song.
Nothing suspicious there.
What a talent.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||May 12, 2023 8:49 PM|
Great performer but she sounds like she has a 5th grade education in interviews.
If Aliyah lived, would Beyonce still be that huge of a star?
|by Anonymous||reply 61||May 12, 2023 8:57 PM|
Say what you will, but she's more talented than Michael Jackson's sister.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||May 12, 2023 9:14 PM|
[quote] Her vocals are of course on point. 37 songs!
Swift does 45, plays the piano and guitar.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||May 12, 2023 9:25 PM|
Do Swift and Beyoncé have that much of a fan crossover?
|by Anonymous||reply 64||May 12, 2023 9:30 PM|
[quote] Swift does 45, plays the piano and guitar.
What’s a guitar?
|by Anonymous||reply 65||May 12, 2023 9:31 PM|
She looks good. Got pretty pudgy there for a while but she knows she has to be in shape with all the unfiltered concert images that will be around. I do wonder if half the audience are just waiting for her to sing 'Crazy in Love'?
|by Anonymous||reply 66||May 12, 2023 10:00 PM|
She’s so beautiful
|by Anonymous||reply 67||May 12, 2023 10:01 PM|
[quote] And BTW, she is hands down the best performer of all time.
And THIS is the kind of absolute delusion that makes Beyonce fans a group you simply cannot take seriously (nor does it reflect well on your diva). As someone has been witness to the last near 40+ years in popular music, and has soaked up all that even came before that, she is simply NOT "the greatest of all time". And that's not mere bias or opinion at play. It's seeing it all play out in real time over decades. She's great, mind you, and she's certainly learned from the best, but she is by far NOT the best of all time.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||May 12, 2023 10:19 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 69||May 12, 2023 10:56 PM|
Blonde hair? Cultural appropriation!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 70||May 12, 2023 10:57 PM|
It’s giving Incest Survivor. “Did I do good, Daddy?”
|by Anonymous||reply 71||May 12, 2023 10:58 PM|
There is no single "Greatest Performer Of All Time." The world is diverse and so is music. And so is taste.
Does everything have to be so absolute?
|by Anonymous||reply 72||May 12, 2023 11:03 PM|
R72 to Aspie Gen Z Non-Binary Neurodivergent Yasss Kweens, yes, yes it does.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||May 12, 2023 11:08 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 74||May 12, 2023 11:19 PM|
Full Renaissance Tour below! Beyonce looks great and sounds great!
|by Anonymous||reply 75||May 13, 2023 12:04 AM|
“Haters”, “Pressed”, signs we have a scholar amongst us.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||May 13, 2023 12:08 AM|
R73 Fuck me. I want to be your sex slave.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||May 13, 2023 12:11 AM|
An attractive if overweight woman with a mediocre voice and mediocre songs.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||May 13, 2023 12:16 AM|
The Beybot will not hear anything but praise for the woman he ran home to everyday and cried to her songs through headphones, as he thought about being called a “fag” all day by the cool black guys.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||May 13, 2023 12:27 AM|
Chuckle. Wild imagination you have. Cunt. I was never bullied. You can bully my mussy tho.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||May 13, 2023 12:31 AM|
According to Forbes, Beyoncé expects to make $2.1B from this tour, outearning Taylor Swift who expects to earn $1.6B from her current tour. Regardless, they are on track to become the most successful touring artists in music history In just one tour.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||May 13, 2023 12:37 AM|
R81 of course Taylor could add some shows and sellout, whereas Bey has shot her load already. Any further shows would be at less than capacity.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||May 13, 2023 12:39 AM|
R82 chuckle. More lies.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||May 13, 2023 12:41 AM|
The tour is SOLD OUT. The reviews are glowing. The leaked audience footage is stunning. The vocals are on point. The costumes are gorgeous. Her body is on point. This Renaissance era is shaping up to be Beyonce's most successful and lucrative era yet. This is the tour of the year. If people have a choice to see one female pop star show, this is the one they're paying for above all others.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||May 13, 2023 1:23 AM|
I watched the footage posted and she does look great. But she now moves like an older person, which is only natural I suppose.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||May 13, 2023 1:25 AM|
Release? Did she shit another 💣 of an album?
|by Anonymous||reply 86||May 13, 2023 1:28 AM|
[quote] The tour is SOLD OUT. The reviews are glowing. The leaked audience footage is stunning. The vocals are on point. The costumes are gorgeous.
The thighs are like Michelin tires.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||May 13, 2023 1:43 AM|
R85 Beyonce is still recuperating from foot surgery. She was even stiffer during her private Dubai show. No doubt Beyonce was told by her doctors to take it easy with the dancing in heels. Decades of performing in heels will do that to you. Even Madonna has spoken openly about her suffering as a result. Everyone knows how hard touring is on the body. MJ, Whitney, Celine, and Mariah have all spoken about it as well.
Beyonce still dances well in the show, but doesn't go as hard on every dance break as she used to in her 20s and 30s. People are making a bigger deal out of it than they need to because most people today can't handle any type of realistic change. Naturally everything get blown out of proportion and trumped up as a personal slighting worthing of career ending backlash.
Now in her early 40s and a mom to three kids under the age of 10, I like that the costumes are stylish and sexy, but much less revealing than one would expect. She showed way more skin on tour back in her 20s.
R86 Where have you been? Beyonce's Renaissance is a #1, Grammy winning hit era for Beyonce. An ode to club kids, the ballroom scene, her gay uncle who made her costumes, the LGBTQ+ community, and black female excellence. Act I was the album, Act II is the world tour, Act III are the music videos.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||May 13, 2023 2:01 AM|
[quote] Now in her early 40s
|by Anonymous||reply 89||May 13, 2023 2:09 AM|
Madonna, Beyoncé, Celine and Taylor Swift are touring forces to be reckoned with. Except for Celine who is not touring right now, the remaining three ladies’ tour is sold out everywhere AT VERY expensive prices. You can easily sell out a show if your tickets only costs $10 bucks. They all charge over $1000 bucks for a front row seat. That’s ridiculous. The fans still eat all up however. Madonna’s tour won’t start until end of July this year and she just sold out her fifth show in Mexico, like WTF. She will announce her new dates in Brazil very soon what what I’ve heard. Madonna’s new tour expects to earn approx $1B, which less than her junior counterparts Beyoncé and Taylor Swift.
You must be a good entertainer/performer to draw people to your concert. Both Celine and Mariah are vocalists but Celine’s always been a huge draw and her shows are always much more successful than Mariah’s. Mariah unfortunately is not a good a performer and therefore her tours always flopped and almost the least successful diva when it comes to touring.
Janet is currently touring as well and doing well. Her tickets are heap however as she’s making less than $1M per show compared to Beyoncé’s 5-7M and Taylor’s 5M per show.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||May 13, 2023 2:13 AM|
[quote] Being the best in a sea of incompetence is easy, but having to stand next to giants like Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Streisand, Linda Ronstadt, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Céline Dion, Mariah Carey and Gladys Knight, to add a few examples, is what truly matters.
Beyonce has had a longer reign as a commercially viable artist than any of the women you mentioned. Her first top 10 multi-genre hit was in 1997. 26 years later she is the biggest, most influential female artist in the world. Her longevity and success is unprecedented.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||May 13, 2023 2:56 AM|
[quote] The tour is SOLD OUT. The reviews are glowing. The leaked audience footage is stunning. The vocals are on point. The costumes are gorgeous.
Wait till they get a load of me
|by Anonymous||reply 92||May 13, 2023 3:00 AM|
I think she’s a very beautiful woman.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||May 13, 2023 3:47 AM|
Did Layne Bryant design the costumes?
|by Anonymous||reply 94||May 13, 2023 3:53 AM|
R94 Here's a list of all the costumes, designers, and the original runway outfit inspirations.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||May 13, 2023 4:06 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 96||May 13, 2023 4:07 AM|
[quote] Her longevity and success is unprecedented.
No. It's not. Whatsoever. Again, if you have actually been witness to what has been achieved in the last half century of popular music, no, it is not unprecedented.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||May 13, 2023 4:29 AM|
R47, She feel down a filght of steps!
|by Anonymous||reply 98||May 13, 2023 9:15 AM|
One thing I have learned over the years is that Haters of Beyonce, especially vocal haters of Beyonce, can't dance. There is no way you know how to dance AND hate Beyonce. This of course means they are horrible in bed. It's just the truth.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||May 13, 2023 9:20 AM|
R25 Tina Turner was a goddess. Authentic. present in every moment, charming in interviews, generous .. .
|by Anonymous||reply 100||May 13, 2023 11:19 AM|
R99 Are you ok?
|by Anonymous||reply 101||May 13, 2023 12:29 PM|
R99 is practicing the moves to Ring the Alarm at his mom’s place in section 8 in Atlanta.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||May 13, 2023 3:08 PM|
Why's it gotta be section 8, r102? I am not saying you have to dance to Beyonce. I have just found that people who are critical of Beyonce tend to be the driest people on earth and have a theoretical and not visceral connection to music. Therefore they are disconnected from their bodies in general and terrible in bed. And when those type of people take time to think about themselves and what I am saying, they know I am absolutely right. They are stick people on the dance floor and saps in bed.
There is no way that anyone who actually can move their body to music without looking like they are struggling is going to be critical of Beyonce. It just doesn't happen.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||May 13, 2023 6:11 PM|
[quote] And when those type of people take time to think about themselves and what I am saying, they know I am absolutely right.
At what age were you diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder? You reek of desperate Cluster B.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||May 13, 2023 6:15 PM|
R103 is in BK. He will Eatwhen Momsays.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||May 13, 2023 6:17 PM|
[quote] No. It's not. Whatsoever. Again, if you have actually been witness to what has been achieved in the last half century of popular music, no, it is not unprecedented.
I have been witness. No female in popular music has ever held the cultural zeigeist as firmly as Beyonce 26 years after first impact. The only one who's come close is Madonna. Madge's first top chart hit in 1983, 26 years later in 2009 she was over as a commercially viable artist and was the butt of jokes of the majority culture and her former fans.
The others -- Barbra, Aretha, Diana, Cher, Tina, etc. -- have only ever briefly achieved cultural ubiquity and popular hits. Beyonce has never needed a "comeback" because she has been at the front of the pack for over 20 years. She has outlasted Britney, Xtina, Gaga, Adele, Katy Perry and Rihanna.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||May 13, 2023 6:32 PM|
R106 she had a good run, but this is it. Her popularity has peaked. She’s an old lady with a bad foot. It’s all downhill from here.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||May 13, 2023 6:34 PM|
Thank you, peasant. I appreciate the acknowledgement.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||May 13, 2023 6:37 PM|
R107 even if that is true she has still set the standard. Her place in our collective culture is unprecedented.
[quote] [R25] Tina Turner was a goddess. Authentic. present in every moment, charming in interviews, generous .. .
Tina IS a goddess and even she looks at what Beyonce has achieved in awe.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||May 13, 2023 6:38 PM|
Beyoncé has always respected and looked up to Madonna. She once again display “Queen Madonna” on the backdrop .
1. Best selling female artist of all time: Madonna
2. Highest grossing tour from a female artist: Madonna (soon to be replaced by Beyoncé or Taylor)
3. The most iconic and famous woman in music history and in the world: Madonna
4. Best female performer of all time: Madonna (Beyoncé is 2nd)
|by Anonymous||reply 110||May 13, 2023 6:44 PM|
R110 #2 not inflation adjusted
|by Anonymous||reply 111||May 13, 2023 6:58 PM|
The quality of the audience footage is insane. So clear. Did everyone buy new cameras for this tour? The screen is fucking huge! She looks fabulous and sounds in strong vocal health. Every extended vocal phrase and run is there.
|by Anonymous||reply 112||May 13, 2023 7:08 PM|
R112 she looks like she’d rather be playing Pickleball.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||May 13, 2023 7:12 PM|
R31 That remains my favorite song of hers. But she is mixed too low, you can barely hear her.
Is that because she doesn't project or because the guy working the soundboard fucked up?
If that is how she really sounds, I can understand why she lip-syncs.
|by Anonymous||reply 114||May 13, 2023 8:29 PM|
[quote] Her place in our collective culture is unprecedented.
You sound like one of those crazy MJ stans who insist he was the GOAT and a lusty heterosexual to boot!
Ask the average Joe or Jane to name more than two Beyoncé songs. Because outside of Single Ladies and Crazy in Love, they can’t.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||May 13, 2023 8:30 PM|
R115 I heard two fraus singing To the left To the left in Home Depot today.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||May 13, 2023 10:48 PM|
[quote] Ask the average Joe or Jane to name more than two Beyoncé songs. Because outside of Single Ladies and Crazy in Love, they can’t.
I don't know any average Joe/Janes and you probably don't either. I am speaking of a critical mass of pop culturists. The people who buy and stream music, and buy concert tickets. I am not a stan, I am speaking from more than 40 years observing popular music.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||May 13, 2023 10:49 PM|
It’s weird to see an artist singing into cameras before a live audience. I suppose they’re all watching the big screens above instead of her onstage.
|by Anonymous||reply 118||May 13, 2023 11:07 PM|
R118 Queen Bey has tried to get people to live in the moment but the culture won’t listen. I would never be in front Queen Bey’s presence recording away on my smart phone. I would be living in the moment the greatest performer and a modern day Goddess in front of my very eyes.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||May 13, 2023 11:11 PM|
Is r103 for real? Because I hate Beyoncé I don’t know how to dance and I’m a shitty lay? LOL.
I’m a former dancer and I know how to fuck.
|by Anonymous||reply 120||May 13, 2023 11:21 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 121||May 13, 2023 11:41 PM|
I mean, she looks fantastic. Gotta say.
Was never a fan of her "music".
|by Anonymous||reply 122||May 14, 2023 12:34 AM|
[quote]I don't know any average Joe/Janes and you probably don't either. I am speaking of a critical mass of pop culturists. The people who buy and stream music, and buy concert tickets.
I know plenty, thanks. I work with them every day. You don’t think average people stream music or attend concerts?
|by Anonymous||reply 123||May 14, 2023 12:50 AM|
Why are Beyonce fans always so hell bent on convincing everyone that she's the second coming? Guess what? People have different tastes. You shrieking about how amazing she is isn't going to change anyones mind. You love her music. Great. Go listen to it and shut the fuck up about her.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||May 14, 2023 2:05 AM|
R124 bahahaha. Ok.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||May 14, 2023 2:20 AM|
Beyonce is known for singing live. Her breath control is impressive. No one has ever accused Beyonce of having a small voice or not knowing how to project. Case in point, her performance of Emotions with Celine when she hit that C6 at full volume. Or her performance at the Oscars (or was it the Grammys) when she sang Somewhere Over the Rainbow and did a crescendo on the ending C5. Or her performance of Listen on Oprah when she hit that E5 at full volume. Or the countless times she hit that iconic F5 upward run in Crazy in Love. Beyonce's voice has always been the real deal. She still sounds great. Funny enough, on opening night, Beyonce messed up a fast vocal phrase while singing Summer Renaissance. For the second night, see R112, she then made sure to nail that same phrase.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||May 14, 2023 3:30 AM|
The four year break from touring really served her voice well. She sounds great on the album and on this tour.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||May 14, 2023 3:33 AM|
Y’all gotta remember opening night was in Stockholm. They love Bey everywhere but outside of the great seats, the songs she’s performing the audience may not know as well. Actually I take that back. In the great seats many may not be die hards but rich or upper echelon people. Bey is a spectacle. Some may go not having consumed all her music but wanting to experience the greatest concert of a pop star. Wait til she gets to the states and London. The whole fkin crowd will go bananas during every set and every song.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||May 14, 2023 3:38 AM|
Move out the way! Queen comin' through!
|by Anonymous||reply 129||May 14, 2023 3:41 AM|
My point is when you sell out stadiums it’s more than just the “fans”.
Babe how r u gna top last years birthday? Im taking you to go see Beyoncé 3rd row center.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||May 14, 2023 3:42 AM|
[quote] I have been witness. No female in popular music has ever held the cultural zeigeist as firmly as Beyonce 26 years after first impact. The only one who's come close is Madonna. Madge's first top chart hit in 1983, 26 years later in 2009 she was over as a commercially viable artist and was the butt of jokes of the majority culture and her former fans. The others -- Barbra, Aretha, Diana, Cher, Tina, etc. -- have only ever briefly achieved cultural ubiquity and popular hits. Beyonce has never needed a "comeback" because she has been at the front of the pack for over 20 years. She has outlasted Britney, Xtina, Gaga, Adele, Katy Perry and Rihanna.
BULL-FUCKING-SHIT. And no, you have not been witness to any of it. If you truly were, you wouldn't be saying this bullshit.
Hence, why Beyonce fans, like Gagas, are a cult. And cannot be taken seriously.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||May 14, 2023 6:06 AM|
R118 Yep, this is not unusual. Every concert has cameras, lights, wind fans, teleprompters for lyrics, etc. Crew are on stage capturing the action for the main screens and for when there's an official taping. Here's Madonna interacting with one as well.
|by Anonymous||reply 132||May 14, 2023 6:20 AM|
Beyonce stays All Up in Your Mind. Love that Drunk in Love run t the end. Glad she kept it from the Dubai show.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||May 14, 2023 12:57 PM|
Damn, her voice was even better for the second night. She showed more of her range, took more risks, and went higher on the runs.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||May 14, 2023 1:54 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 135||May 14, 2023 1:56 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 136||May 14, 2023 2:06 PM|
The Beyhive has invaded Datalounge again…where’s my can of pesticide?
|by Anonymous||reply 137||May 14, 2023 2:21 PM|
Those massive screens are insane, as if she is a God, which she is.
I love how r131 cries bullshit but provides absolutely no examples of anyone else who has done what she has done - managed to stay relevant and at the top of her game for going on 25 years, never needing a comback, or "whatever happened to" bi-line. Madonna's last great album was in 2005 with Confessions, 23 years after her debut - almost 20 years ago now. I Just prey Beyonce never decides to "pick up a guitar."
|by Anonymous||reply 138||May 14, 2023 5:53 PM|
Doubtful that Beyonce can even spell guitar
|by Anonymous||reply 139||May 14, 2023 6:13 PM|
To paraphrase the protestors at Charles' coronation - Not My Queen!
|by Anonymous||reply 140||May 14, 2023 6:17 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 141||May 14, 2023 9:30 PM|
R141 I love that skit. Fkin hilarious
|by Anonymous||reply 142||May 14, 2023 9:33 PM|
Did J-Z POZ her? My cousin D’Andra, got told that by her girl Shar’leisha. It true?
|by Anonymous||reply 143||May 14, 2023 9:37 PM|
R143 what the hell are you talking about. I told you bout mixing crack and meth.
|by Anonymous||reply 144||May 14, 2023 10:08 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 145||May 14, 2023 10:52 PM|
R145 yeah, is she?
|by Anonymous||reply 146||May 14, 2023 11:13 PM|
I’ve never heard that before r146.
|by Anonymous||reply 147||May 15, 2023 12:27 AM|
A sad cunt talking to himself. Queen Bey pray for him.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||May 15, 2023 11:15 PM|
I'd never seen that Madonna clip, R132. I love it!
|by Anonymous||reply 149||May 16, 2023 3:15 AM|
[quote] Hence, why Beyonce fans, like Gagas, are a cult. And cannot be taken seriously.
The cult is the Beyonce haters. You don't have to like her to observe and admit that what she's accomplished in her career is completely unprecedented. You've yet to name one female artist who has approached the commercial longevity or cultural ubiquity of Beyonce.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||May 16, 2023 4:12 AM|
She’s a pathetic, jukebox zombie with the eyes of a corpse and thighs like two untrimmed legs of lamb.
She married the ugliest man in show business to further her career. Her voice is flat with no range and every one of her songs requires 25 writers to continue the risible grift that is her career.
She exists to be an ATM machine for the hangers on and leeches that surround her.
Sia has more talent in her ugly pinky than Beyoncé has in her corpulent torso.
Nothing more than a media creation. An imposter and a fraud
And no one but her deranged fans has given two shits since “Single Ladies.”.
|by Anonymous||reply 151||May 16, 2023 4:58 AM|
^ fucks like a rusty seesaw with NPR on in the background.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||May 16, 2023 5:52 AM|
R151 is so on point that I am crying copious tears of joy.
Even the most diehard fans of Diana Ross were not as stupidly obsessed with her like the Beyhive is. Not being impressed with her means just that. It’s her stans who need tasering. Like MAGATS in the sense that she can do no wrong in their eyes despite the evidence of her mediocrity.
|by Anonymous||reply 153||May 16, 2023 4:29 PM|
I totally get your point r153. But you really should consider not using examples from 50 years ago. I know it's hard to believe that the mid 70s early 80s were 50/40 years ago. Fandom has changed immensely and how people interact with each other in general.
|by Anonymous||reply 154||May 17, 2023 6:01 AM|
Okay, r154, even Whitney’s fans. When folks say that they don’t care for her singing, admittedly I get a little upset, but I never launched into diatribes about her singing and resort to insults. I hope I haven’t 🤭. Diana Ross is the closest thing I could think of. Sorry, not sorry.
|by Anonymous||reply 155||May 17, 2023 12:44 PM|
Some of you don’t get it. We are smart enough to realize we are witnessing the Shakespeare of recorded music. When history looks back on this thing called pop stars, divas that existed in early 20th century Beyonce Knowles Carter will be the one they recall and the center point of teaching in media studies, pop culture history.
When they program the robots who will eventually take these stars place, I predict about 50yrs from now, they will use Bey for the singing and dancing. Tell me I’m wrong.
Btw I cannot officially be apart of the Beyhive because of religious beliefs.
|by Anonymous||reply 156||May 17, 2023 2:06 PM|
Dancing perhaps. But singing? Try again.
|by Anonymous||reply 157||May 17, 2023 2:21 PM|
Her skin is lighter than mine, and I am 2.14% African(I stay out of the sun, use good sunblock& drink lots of water) Miss Pedo Jackson should have called her skin Doctor.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||May 17, 2023 2:26 PM|
R158 what is your point. Many Indians are darker than African-Americans.
Queen Bey doesn’t bleach if that’s what you are alluding to.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||May 17, 2023 3:23 PM|
R157 Fix your fkin ears. Or maybe stop lying. There are a lot of secret Bey fans here. They really love her hence the obsession with hating.
|by Anonymous||reply 160||May 17, 2023 7:08 PM|
Imperatrix of Insufferabiliy…
|by Anonymous||reply 161||May 19, 2023 12:29 PM|
Beyonce has an incredibly unpleasant tone to her voice. Anyone with ears can notice it.
|by Anonymous||reply 162||May 19, 2023 2:43 PM|
The problem with Beyoncé is that she can only talk-sing or belt… and scream at that, screaming is not singing. She can’t do a song with the any restraint because all she knows how to do is scream or talk-sing.
|by Anonymous||reply 163||May 19, 2023 2:48 PM|
Allegedly pulling back on tour dates to launch a hair care line?
|by Anonymous||reply 164||May 19, 2023 4:04 PM|
Just in time to get all the reparations money black people are about to get. She's no fool. No dollar left behind.
|by Anonymous||reply 165||May 19, 2023 4:31 PM|
Not sure of what you mean r165.
|by Anonymous||reply 166||May 19, 2023 6:13 PM|
R166, It was in reference to R164 post about starting a haircare company. That is a major money maker in the black community, obviously huge money maker in general. So the joke was she is getting it setup just in time for when black people get their reparations check so she can absorb the money like sponge from them. She makes she leaves no dollar behind.
|by Anonymous||reply 167||May 21, 2023 8:41 AM|
Sad but true r167.
I can’t stand her.
|by Anonymous||reply 168||May 21, 2023 1:53 PM|
I really wonder how much it eats away at Beyoncé that her husband’s protege, Rihanna, is all of a sudden worth three times as much as her without having to sell her knees and lower back to the devil. All she pretty much did was lend her name to a brand and put on makeup on instagram. Meanwhile Beyoncé is doing calisthenics in in heels, in the rain while pregnant and still losing to Taylor Swift.
|by Anonymous||reply 169||May 24, 2023 11:40 AM|
And I’m not going to even bring up the alleged affair Riri had with her husband. Although I’m sure Rihanna’s big forehead shifted a few pad buttons while bent over a studio sound board. But she performs like Beyoncé underwater, the level of energy she puts in. Yet she’s estimated to be worth 1.4 billion dollars to Beyoncé’s 500 million. Rihanna is almost worth as much as Jay and Bey combined.
|by Anonymous||reply 170||May 24, 2023 11:54 AM|
R169 Beyoncé loves to do this shit. That’s what people don’t realize. She’s been performing since she was 6 yrs old. obviously being cynical she makes a shit ton of money now but that’s what all the girls said who were in the group. Beyoncé always wanted to keep performing, to keep swimming while singing, to keep jogging while singing. She would figure who was gna sing lead on each verse and later the harmonies. She has no reason to be jealous of Rihanna because she’s not a jealous person. There’s plenty of richer than Beyonce with longer careers. I will say just like MJs weird ass they live to sing and dance.
|by Anonymous||reply 171||May 24, 2023 12:46 PM|
I'm just sayin' R171 because she sings a lot about money, a lot about a billion dollars on the elevator, a lot about knocking Basquiat's off the wall, about private jets. I know she loves to do what she does. But she sings a lot about money and her accomplishments and being unique and "the one" and no one out there like her. The fact that someone younger, her contemporary in the industry, worked a lot lot less than her and end up three times as rich as her in about half the time. I don't think she is jealous of money in general. But she might feel some kind of way about someone who started beneath her, who she recommended Jay-Z take on ended up with all that financial success. I know I would.
|by Anonymous||reply 172||May 24, 2023 3:05 PM|
Trust me, there is plenty of money to go around for everyone involved to sleep well through several nights. But Beyonce has always fancied herself a mogul. But she has made her money pretty much by slaving through her lane - entertainment. FENTY Beauty and its various lines caught on in a way that House of Deréon and IV Park never did. I am sure whatever venture capitalist were behind FENTY would have kicked Rihanna to the curb if at the start Beyonce had expressed interest. I am just saying I am sure there is a bit of "how did we sleep on that?" in the Carter household. Now even if Beyonce makes a ton of money off of her haircare line, Rihanna will have been the FIRST entertainer to have done it and it will look like Beyonce is following in her footsteps. It's more of a pride thing than a money thing. And being worth 1.4 billion dollars is a lot to be proud of. Beyonce will have to make 3 Billion from it since she won't be the first.
|by Anonymous||reply 173||May 24, 2023 3:17 PM|
R172 Queen Bey and Rihanna are friends. You are trolling. Get some rich friends.
|by Anonymous||reply 174||May 24, 2023 4:23 PM|
I'd rather see Big Freedia every night, and twice on Sunday.
For all the $$$$$ and production values, Beyonce has NO charisma.
|by Anonymous||reply 175||May 24, 2023 4:43 PM|
R175 That’s fine you are into camp and spectacle. Queen Bey is also a fan of his. She sampled him twice including on the most critically acclaimed song of 2016, Formation.
|by Anonymous||reply 176||May 24, 2023 4:50 PM|
I’d only want to be Freedia just for the respect he gets from Beyoncé. She has promoted him and his music on such a major international level. And he has been nothing but grateful. I think all those other artist are regretting badmouthing their samples on her album - like Kelis, whose sample got yanked immediately so she could drift back down into obscurity.
Beyoncé and Rihanna are friends because it’s good business. But it’s not like they are showing up to each other’s baby showers. And we all know Bey likes to be number #1. Her drive is what has made her. But I imagine she is the type of friend who likes you when she is doing better than you or if you’re in a completely different line of work. But to be in the same line of work AND be better than her at something I am sure brings out her inner Tracy Flick.
|by Anonymous||reply 177||May 24, 2023 6:06 PM|
Yes, R176, I'm aware (S. Louisiana native here). My opinion stands. Bey is a beautiful girl with no charisma.
But I'm happy she has fans like you.
|by Anonymous||reply 178||May 24, 2023 10:57 PM|
R178 Stop being a bug a boo. She is the most charismatic female entertainer of all time.
|by Anonymous||reply 179||May 24, 2023 11:22 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 180||May 24, 2023 11:41 PM|
She’s not charismatic at all…she wears flamboyant costumes and flicks her weaves.
|by Anonymous||reply 181||May 24, 2023 11:42 PM|
R181 Did you watch the vid in r179.
|by Anonymous||reply 182||May 24, 2023 11:47 PM|
R182 Charisma is something other than that. She is a performer. She is born and bred performer. The Beyonce we love only exists on stage or in front of a camera. But just having watched the TINA Turner Larry King interview on another thread, now that is charisma. When you can carry yourself and draw someone in just through your words or presence. Beyonce is a lot of amazing things, but charismatic is not one of them. That is why she never gives interviews anymore because there is a huge disconnect between Sasha Fierce and Beyonce Knowles. I think it is amazingly sweet and funny and appealing how country she is. Some people can shake it - I mean I can't imagine any more country place than a city named Nutbush, TN, but Tina did, if she ever was. For the white people out there, country is a lot different than ghetto. Beyonce is definitely not ghetto. But she is a whole cherry pie's worth of country. And Houston country doesn't play as well when you're signing about yachtin' off Capri.
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