Beyonce Album Review
2013 seemed to be Beyonc's transitional period from loved pop everywoman, to beloved corporate tool with the singer working Tom Savage Jersey alongside the NFL, Pepsi, H and more but not, it seems, her ardent fanbase. That all changed with the release of 'Beyonc', her most personal and distinct record to date; a record that speaks directly to those who follow her and not those who line her pocket. On 'Beyonc', our returning R queen has come with an agenda, one that doesn't involve throwaway pop anthems and attempts to keep Bey as human as possible.
From the marketing campaign (or lack of it) alone, this was already Beyonc's most ambitious record to date and when the music starts it is relatively clear to see that this is also her most ambitious record musically and thematically. 'Beyonc' is a mature listen, with clear and serious ideas behind the songs. Sometimes these ideas are more playful, and especially sultrier, than others, but when Bey gets very serious, she forces you to forget about all the sex and Louis Nix Jersey take notice of what she is preaching.
Her voice is consistently strong and her powerful delivery only heightens the seriousness of her lyricism. Beyonc leaves the sugar coating to her pop rivals, tackling her fears and insecurities in her songs, addressing the anxieties caused by marriage on the steady building 'No Angel' and 'Jealous', attacking the modern obsession with beauty and perfection with lines like "perfection is the disease of a nation" on 'Pretty Hurts' and flashing her feminist side on 'Flawless'. Yet on 'Blue', her ode to her baby daughter, the syntax conveys only pride and adoration for her first born, as the seriousness of the album shifts from incense to harmony.
The joy of motherhood isn't the only thing Bey has been enjoying recently though, as she sings freely and frequently about sex with no inhibition. Whether trading lustful lines with husband Jay Z on 'Drunk in Love', 'screaming' on 'Rocket', or getting downright dirty on 'Blow', Bey doesn't let her passion for the male member go without mention. She isn't talking about Louis Nix Kids Jersey baked goods when she sings: "I can't wait 'til I get home so you can tear that cherry out".
The songs are not without their faults, but the hiccups are refreshingly far between each other and do little to deter from the overall quality of the album. 'Drunk in Love' does little to convince otherwise that Jay Z has long past it as a rapper and that he should probably keep to his business ventures instead of making another stale rhyme about how good sex with his wife is. We get what she's saying when she sings, "All the people on the planet working 9 to 5 just to stay alive, how come?" on 'Haunted', but as promising as her 'follow your dreams' rally is, it can come off as being a bit patronising. Maybe I'm just too much of a cynic.
'Superpower' is a fun song, however it is a shame that Frank Ocean doesn't have a more http://www.texansnflofficialauthentic.com/authentic-tom-savage-jersey.html prominent role. This one frustration doesn't take much away from the song though, a merry plod where Frank's "do do"s meander affably along the base of the song. The production is comprised of some big names, with , Timbaland and more making appearances, but there is a relative similarity between each track, as Mrs Carter explores the realms of minimalist, bass tinged R She lets her voice do most of the work on the album, but at times like with the quieted 'Superpower' the work of her production team shines through resiliently. The piano led lullaby on 'Blue' compliments the lovelorn mother's coos perfectly and, at the polar opposite of this, the stomping, brooding build of 'Partition' opens the album up to a contemporised hip hop side.
The only real way to ensure that popular genres advance and attempt to bring something new to the largest table of all is when one of the biggest stars embraces change and tries to pull popular culture into the modern era. This isn't a new theory and it isn't one that hasn't already been attempted in recent years. Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga have all failed to bring anything excitingly different to the table with their 2013 efforts, mainly producing samey disco pop, aimless ballads and contrived electro pop between them. On 'Beyonc', Queen Bey is a shining example of how mainstream experimentation can go ever so right. It isn't exactly the most daring thing you will hear this year, but it does happen to be one of the few albums released this year that takes itself seriously and doesn't end up being laughable. It is fitting that Beyonc worked with Justin Timberlake on two of the songs he co wrote 'Blow' and 'Rocket', and co wrote/produced 'Yonc/Partition' because he and Bey are the two mainstream artists who ignored the popular call in mainstream music and released something that was true to them and not true to the zeitgeist.
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Whatever the reason, their affinity for African America ball players has already brought some unwanted negative press. While Kim Kardashian was dating Reggie Bush, Bush was featured on the cover of Essence magazine to illustrate an inside article "Black Men, Love Relationships". After the article was published, Reggie Bush and Kim Kardashian were the recipients of some controversy and hate comments as some black women didn't like that Bush was dating Kardashian, as she's not black. Because of this, they didn't feel Reggie Bush had the right to be on the cover of Essence magazine if he wasn't in a relationship with a black woman.
Khloe Kardashian has also had her fair share of gossip due to her marriage to Lamar Odom. Just yesterday, when it was announced she had bought Odom a $400,000 Rolls Royce to celebrate his NBA Championship win, nasty comments flew all over the internet accusing Khloe of buying the Rolls Royce with Odom's own money.
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City Council member asks for citywide stadium vote
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) Richmond City Council is set to vote Tuesday on Mayor Dwight Jones plan to build a baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom.
The Authentic James White Jersey vote is not expected to go well for the Mayor.
Five of the nine Council members have expressed disappointment with the plans they have been presented with. Charles Samuels, Jon Baliles, Reva Trammell, Chris Hilbert and Parker Agelasto have said they intend to vote citizens have asked me to vote no they elected me to be their voice, Trammell told CBS 6 reporter Joe St. George Monday night.
Trammell however is not asking for the issue to go away completely. She said she wanted the entire to city to vote on the issue of where to put a ballpark. Trammell would like to see the vote on the November ballot.
out with me Mr. Mayor and with the citizens let them have the right to vote on this in November, Trammell said.
Late Monday Mayor Dwight Jones said he was with the Council apparent decision.
Jones said has been damaged with Council over the issue and that he asks members to reconsider this decision. is Jones full statement followed by Reva Trammell full statement.
Richmond, VA Mayor Jones issued the following statement concerning the anticipated vote on the Shockoe Devonta Freeman Youth Jersey Bottom Development Ordinance:
"I was disappointed to read in the news media that certain Council members plan to vote against new jobs, tax revenue, and a Slavery Heritage site in Richmond. Doing that would hurt Richmond by leaving money on the table.
"That's because keeping the ballpark on the Boulevard would restrict the revenue producing potential of our most valuable piece of under utilized land. That's a bad business decision, and it demonstrates a failure to consider the needs of the city as a whole.
"This decision is surprising since they've chosen to vote against something without learning about it first. At no point have all City Council members been briefed on the most up to date information about all aspects of the plan. Council members are receiving the detailed information they requested, but most briefings have taken place in committee meetings or in lightly attended informal sessions.
Nevertheless, they now want to kill the project before hearing the information that staff, the developers and the baseball team have invested a great deal of time and expense to gather. This James White Youth Jersey is the second time in less than a month that two members have tried to kill the plan without first understanding all the details.
"They fret that this process has taken a while, and I wish it could have moved more quickly too. But it's important to remember that since we introduced the concept last November, we've presented Revitalize RVA to more than 50 community meetings attended by thousands of Richmonders. We've continually refined it along the way, in response to concerns raised by the community and City Council members. Moreover, it shouldn't surprise anyone that a transformational economic development plan has taken time to complete properly. Anyone who's ever bought a house knows that getting to closing can take a while, and this plan is like closing on 200 houses at once. It's no suburban frozen yogurt shop or used car lot. Big cities do big things, and big things take time. Richmond's still learning about that.
"For months, I've worked to build trust with City Council members under the leadership of Charles Samuels. That trust has been damaged.
"I intend to move forward on generating upwards of $10 million a year in new revenue for the City of Richmond. Here are the facts:
A Kroger, a Hyatt hotel, and new apartment buildings will help create more than 400 new jobs in a blighted area of Richmond.
That's a powerful business opportunity in a city with a 26% overall poverty rate, where some Council districts thrive and others are wracked by generations of joblessness.
Unleashing the untapped potential of the Boulevard 60 acres will produce at least as many jobs as Shockoe will produce, if not more.
The Shockoe development plan will benefit the community through an agreement to include at least a 40% minority http://www.officialfalconsnflauthentic.com/authentic-devonta-freeman-jersey.html business participation rate and at least a 20% minority ownership stake. Richmond has never seen community wealth building commitments like these on a project this big.
After 400 years, this is Virginia's first serious opportunity to build a Slavery Heritage site at the place where Virginia Union was born. There's a reason this hasn't happened before. It's possible today because it's part of a comprehensive economic development plan. If we pass up this opportunity now, it may never come again.
A new downtown ballpark like Charlotte opened last month will help keep the Flying Squirrels in Richmond, as certain Council members have pledged.
"The reaction of some Council members reminds me of some initial reactions to the Redskins Training Camp and other economic development initiatives with Bon Secours.
Many people did not recognize the benefit these projects would bring to our economy, but they have proven to be big successes. That's why Richmond will have two NFL teams playing here this summer. It takes vision to get things done.
"There's still time for Council members to change this hasty decision. I'll present exhaustive details of this plan on Thursday.
"I encourage Council members to make informed decisions after Thursday, unless they simply don't want to hear the facts."
"Public Vote Only Way To End Shockoe Stadium Debate" says Trammell
"Mayor Jones and supporters say the people back his Stadium proposal. Based on my discussions with Richmond residents, I respectfully disagree" said 8th district Councilwoman Reva Trammell in a statement today. It continues as follows:
"Under Section 3.06.1, the Mayor has the right to ask City Council to put an advisory referendum on the ballot to finally settle the Shockoe Stadium debate once and for all.
Based on her discussions with Richmond residents, Ms. Trammell said she believed citizens would welcome the opportunity.
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