• Dissecting Beyoncé's ‘RENAISSANCE' Samples

    16 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Last Friday, Beyoncé released her seventh studio album, RENAISSANCE. Since, it has broken the Spotify record for the most-streamed album in a single day by a female artist in 2022 and has caused a fair share of controversy thanks to a reported sample “theft” and for the use of an ableist word in “Heated.” Alas, RENAISSANCE 's innate passion for inspiring a groove comes with plenty of representation. It sings to the Black and queer communities, bringing people together through their shared love for, and histories with, house music via way of sampling. Now that we've all heard the album...
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