Category: Beyonce

Beyonce "Formation"

“Formation” by Beyoncé

The timing of the release of Beyoncé’s “Formation” could easily qualify it as a black-powered song, thus contributing to the Black Lives Matter movement. Generally, it has served as a strong contribution to the...

Daddy Lessons

Meaning of “Daddy Lessons” by Beyoncé

This song is based on the singer’s recollections of the lessons given to her by her father. It was written before Beyoncé got involved in its composition, so part of it is not necessarily based on...

Hold Up

Beyoncé’s “Hold Up” Lyrics Meaning

In this track, Beyoncé is addressing an unfaithful lover. And she is telling him to “hold up”, as in “slow down” and consider the consequences of his actions primarily because the other women he is dealing...

Freedom

“Freedom” by Beyoncé (Ft. Kendrick Lamar)

This is a song based on the peculiar struggles and unique strengths of African-American women. In other words, it has a female-empowerment theme that is particularly catered to African-Americans. Conversely, Kendrick Lamar’s verse is initially centered on...