Tagged: Mike Dean

Violent Crimes

“Violent Crimes” by Kanye West

The first couple of passages of “Violent Crimes”, i.e. its intro and chorus, leave something to be desired in terms of understandability. But such challenges are to be expected considering that this song comes from an...

30 Hours

“30 Hours” by Kanye West

“30 Hours” is not the easiest Kanye West song to make concise sense of. For instance, he more or less rambles for about three minutes during the outro. But the interpretative consensus is that this piece is...

Partition

“Partition” by Beyoncé

“Partition” may be the most-overt sex song of Beyoncé’s that we’ve covered in this blog. And for starters, the “partition” referred to in the title is – you know that sliding window that separates...

Summer Renaissance

“Summer Renaissance” by Beyoncé

There are parts of Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” album, disses if you will, which many analysts, in some instances hastily, attributed as being aimed at Beyoncé’s husband, Jay-Z. Well if such is the case, then the same has...

Beyonce's "Cozy"

“Cozy” by Beyoncé

What the title of this song (“Cozy”) points to, as relayed in the lyrics, is the vocalist being ‘comfortable in her skin’. As we have noted in the past, such themes are part and parcel...