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Black Secret Technology: Beyonce’s Formation

Black Secret Technology: Beyonce’s Formation

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Trayvon Martin’s (Sandra Bland’s) birthday, Mardi Gras, Black History Month, Black Panthers’ 50th/Super Bowl’s 50th. Beyonce’s release for her latest song and music video, Formation, was strategically dropped today. Already, bloggers and critics are analyzing the video, so here I am taking notes, comparing/contrasting the drum and bass in A Guy Called Gerald’s Black Secret Technology (1995) with the trap music in Formation. Basically, trap is rap plus dubstep and both of these genres can easily be mixed with drum and bass.

Formation reveals an evolving black techno-vernacular.

But despite its hybrid roots, techno is specifically an African American variation on the themes of inner-city collapse
 – Ben Williams, Black Secret Technology

Formation honors the Black South, which has African roots.

Formation is a great way to educate folks about black history, especially the notion of a radical blackness that perseveres in spite


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Posted by on February 8, 2016 in Dating

 

Fly with me…

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Freedom isn’t just a word. Freedom is a way of life mentally, spiritually, emotionally, psychologically and sensually. One can be physically hampered and still be free, you see. Some claim to be free but lie concurrently. Hiding behind masks, living foolishly to those who can see, riddled with shame, existing in confined secrecy. I, myself have no understanding of such self sabotaging treachery. I would rather partake in lifelong debauchery and be judged than to act as if I am something I wasn’t made to be. Frivolous lips call it sin, while simply “Eye Am” being Me.

~ Tiffany MichellĂ© 💋
Books available for purchase @ tiffanymichel-le.com

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Posted by on February 1, 2016 in Dating, Life, Love

 

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