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This morning, God woke me up, I gave thanks, then started out my day.
Honestly, I was still thinking about Prince. Why? Just couldn’t grasp it. I have a lot of questions too: why didn’t he leave a will? Did he leave a will? Who’s gonna get his money? What will happen to his music? Why did he die all alone in an elevator? So many questions that no one can answer but God.
And I prayed again…thinking about my mother, who’s been battling many things in the last several years, but has been blessed to see her 77th birthday this past April 19, 2016.
Got a lot on my mind…yet, the sun is shining and I’m gonna get to the next item in my thoughts.
Piers Morgan, the annoying British white man gave his opinion of Beyonce’s new album and pissed quite a few people off:
Well, it didn’t take long for response from US:
Piers is entitled to his opinion but again, we have yet another white MAN who just doesn’t get it. So allow me to expound on why Beyonce made that album…
A couple of months ago, Beyonce surprised everyone with her Formation video. Released just before she was to perform at the Superbowl, the video sparked tremendous reactions and clap-backs as to what she meant. Hailed as a masterpiece, critics were intrigued but there were a few who got upset about Beyonce’s Black Power message and celebration of her Black roots. And Beyonce responded to those people beautifully….
I have to admit, I have not been kind to Ms. Beyonce over the years. I’ve said it on this very blog that I felt she was shallow, empty, and was void of personality or passion.
Perhaps Bey has been paying attention to what people have been saying all of these years and after giving birth to her daughter, Blue Ivy, life changed for her: she’s a wife and mother now. Whose been through some things and who actually is watching everything that other Black people are watching and she’s got something to say about it.
Again, Beyonce surprised us all and dropped the video, Lemonade, causing quite the stir. In it she discusses infidelity, hinting at her husband, Jay-Z’s affair with an unnamed woman. This line from Lemonade, “Becky with the good hair…” got people buzzing. Some thought it was Rachel Roy now, it appears now, it is Rita Ora. Remember the fight in the elevator? Is this what made Solange go off on Hova?
The album, Lemonade dropped a few days ago and is already number one. In my honest opinion, it is a reflection of a new Beyonce. She’s awakened.
Every waking moment of my life, I can remember a song. If I hear certain tunes, memories are invoked. I feel that Beyonce is a mature woman now. Her mind is different. Lemonade is a just a reflection of that growth. She made it very clear that this song is for Black woman. Beyonce has now become a woman. And she’s singing these songs FOR YOU.
That’s my take.