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Beyoncé's German influences

Adria Petty, the co-director of Beyoncé’s new “Countdown” video which lifts entire sections from the work of Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, now says the dance references come from…..

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Beyoncé does it again

You think Beyoncé flew in Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaker and her dance company Rosas for the second part of her new video ‘Countdown’ (watch the video on her…..

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Tofo Tofo

So about those pantsula references in Beyonce’s latest video: Beyonce and her choreographer, Frank Gatson Jr, had seen a Mozambican group, Tofo Tofo, on Youtube. This is Gatson talking to…..

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Beyoncé and the Hyena

American R&B singer Beyonce has described the new video for her single “Run This World (Girls)” as “futuristic,” “electronic” and “African.” Of the overload of half-references in the video, some…..

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Dictators and Pop Stars

Yesterday pop star Nelly Furtado tweeted that she had performed privately for Gaddafi’s family, had earned US$1 million, but was feeling so bad that now she would donate the money…..

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Beyonce in Blackface

A French magazine’s brilliant idea “to honor [Nigerian music superstar] Fela Kuti” The story.