Beyoncé’s “Black Is King” Is Formally Adequate, But Lacks a Singular Vision
The “Lion King” soundtrack’s visual companion skips out on the passion of previous films made by Knowles.
20 Revelations from “Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert”
On the day Coachella 2020 should have been kicking off, here’s what we learned from the new documentary film.
The Carters, “Everything Is Love”
A charming denouement dedicated to entrepreneurial spirit and nuptial love.
Strike a Pose: How Voguing Helped KAYE Celebrate Her Sexuality
The San Fermin guitarist moves into her solo project with precision.
I Got So Much Magic, You Can Have It: How the Near West Side Was Won at Pitchfork Fest
Solange, Angel Olsen, Kamaiyah, and a host of brilliant female artists took over Chicago’s Union Park this weekend.
Struggling to relate to his fans and with his infidelity exposed, Shawn Carter was left with one option: Kill Jay Z.
Get God on the Phone: Coachella 2017 Lineup is Announced
Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar are your headliners.
FLOOD’s Best Records of 2016
Great year for music, terrible year for everything else.
The Anti-America Cure: Patriotic Thrills That Won’t Endanger the Republic (or Your Soul)
Hot dogs, flags, and fireworks lose some of their appeal in light of the nativist hysteria gripping America at the moment, but this list will help you think America’s kind of great again.
FLOOD’s Best Records of 2016 (So Far)
It’s been six months already?
Who Cares About Becky with the Good Hair?
To make “Lemonade” all about her potential marital troubles is to once again yoke Beyoncé’s success to her husband—and to stay mired in the madness that this album was built to expose and transcend.
WATCH: Jessica Williams Unpacks the Importance of Beyoncé’s Super Bowl Appearance on “The Daily Show”
Are you not entertained?
Beyoncé Slays at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show featuring Coldplay and Bruno Mars
Shoutout to Mark Ronson for also showing up!
WATCH: Beyoncé Drops a Powerful New Song and Video for “Formation”
One day before she wins the Super Bowl…again.
The Tidal Wave Cometh: Beyoncé Premieres New Song “Die With You” on the New Streaming Service
Jay Z has also pulled “Reasonable Doubt” from Spotify
What We Know So Far About Tidal, Jay Z’s New Music Streaming Service
“I just want to be an alternative. They don’t have to lose for me to win.”
And The Winners Are: 2015 Grammys Edition
Winners from last night include Beck, Sam Smith, St. Vincent, Aphex Twin, Kendrick Lamar, and, Beyoncé (though not enough times, according to Kanye West).
Are You Ready For Some—: Ranking the Last 22 Years of Super Bowl Halftime Shows From Worst to Best
Lip-synching, unplugged instruments, and blatant product placements, oh my!