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Thread started 04/29/19 4:32pm

phillymonster

Roger Friedman Says Beyonce Has "No Soul"

Bey fans discovered this tweet after Roger tried to insult her again. It's from 2016.

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He tweeted this around the same time he wrote this article about Lemonade.

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Reply #1 posted 04/29/19 4:56pm

TrivialPursuit

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Beyonce is the popular person to knock on lately... and in the past.


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Reply #2 posted 04/29/19 5:09pm

phillymonster

wow, @feminista wrote that??? Makes my stomach churn.

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Reply #3 posted 04/29/19 5:22pm

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phillymonster said:

wow, @feminista wrote that??? Makes my stomach churn.


She's since deleted it, but the screen cap is real. It's amazing that, even if someone dislikes Beyonce or anyone, that they'd stoop to that level of stupid. Of course, this month she's all pro-Bey after Beychella. Which means she's either been englightened to humanity, or she's a clout chaser.

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Reply #4 posted 04/29/19 6:19pm

phillymonster

This one is worse. I saw it before he deleted it.

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Reply #5 posted 04/30/19 5:27am

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phillymonster said:

This one is worse. I saw it before he deleted it.




Wtf!!!! Not only am I offended for Beyonce but as a black woman myself. Roger Friedman is a racist SOB!
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Reply #6 posted 04/30/19 6:24am

Empress

Trolls on the internet are disgusting and jealousy is an ugly thing. Whether you're a fan of Beyonce's or not, these type of comments are just plain sick.

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Reply #7 posted 04/30/19 8:03am

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Well, he's right.

Mainstream criticism of Beyonce didn't really become a thing till her "anti-police" performance at the Super Bowl. White conservatives used that as an excuse to imply if not outright say that Beyonce is racist. It was stupid then and it's still stupid now. That criticism, however, is in the extreme minority compared to the unrealistic amounts of praise she gets.

The admiration for Beyonce has spiraled so out of control that now we have articles berating people for calling her overrated. Are these fools really so blind in their exultation of this woman they can't see that they're only validating the very opinion they're trying to discredit?
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Reply #8 posted 04/30/19 8:12am

nd33

I agree. Her music is generally over produced, overtly machine sounding, lacking dynamics, devoid of humanity and reliant on image, IMO. The antithesis to music like D’angelo, which is modern soul music.
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Reply #9 posted 04/30/19 8:28am

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True. It's all very competent, current, slickly produced, sassy, cleverly attuned to the buttons her audience likes being pushed, etc, but I find it completely unmoving. And she's one of many current singers for whom 'emoting' simply means getting louder (though, in fairness, not the worst offender).

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Reply #10 posted 04/30/19 1:46pm

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phillymonster said:

Bey fans discovered this tweet after Roger tried to insult her again. It's from 2016.



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He tweeted this around the same time he wrote this article about Lemonade.



https://www.showbiz411.co...g-children





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Reply #11 posted 04/30/19 4:22pm

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Beyonce has earned her grace.

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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Reply #12 posted 04/30/19 6:05pm

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I think she shows her soul through her goal of focusing on the empowerment of black women both in culture and in their relationships with men. The actual music that she makes to convey this message doesn't seem to have enough vulnerbility and sponteneity to feel soulful. Nevertheless, the film of her Coachella performance was enjoyable!

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Reply #13 posted 05/03/19 12:37pm

jfenster

sold it to the devil obviously

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Reply #14 posted 05/03/19 4:00pm

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jfenster said:

sold it to the devil obviously


Oh, be quiet.

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Reply #15 posted 05/03/19 11:14pm

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Well, he's right. Mainstream criticism of Beyonce didn't really become a thing till her "anti-police" performance at the Super Bowl. White conservatives used that as an excuse to imply if not outright say that Beyonce is racist. It was stupid then and it's still stupid now. That criticism, however, is in the extreme minority compared to the unrealistic amounts of praise she gets. The admiration for Beyonce has spiraled so out of control that now we have articles berating people for calling her overrated. Are these fools really so blind in their exultation of this woman they can't see that they're only validating the very opinion they're trying to discredit? [Edited 4/30/19 8:06am]

Exactly....overrated, overhyped and overexposed. Everything about her is so

fake, and her fans are on the level of MJ, Mariah & Elvis fans as far as craziness.

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Reply #16 posted 05/04/19 5:44am

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uPtoWnNY said:



MotownSubdivision said:


Well, he's right. Mainstream criticism of Beyonce didn't really become a thing till her "anti-police" performance at the Super Bowl. White conservatives used that as an excuse to imply if not outright say that Beyonce is racist. It was stupid then and it's still stupid now. That criticism, however, is in the extreme minority compared to the unrealistic amounts of praise she gets. The admiration for Beyonce has spiraled so out of control that now we have articles berating people for calling her overrated. Are these fools really so blind in their exultation of this woman they can't see that they're only validating the very opinion they're trying to discredit? [Edited 4/30/19 8:06am]


Exactly....overrated, overhyped and overexposed. Everything about her is so


fake, and her fans are on the level of MJ, Mariah & Elvis fans as far as craziness.

I've never seen an Elvis fan. And as crazy as many MJ fans are, the Beyhive ranks far above the worst of his fanbase. As far as Mariah fans go, I haven't seen how bad they can apparently be but they rank below Eminem, Kanye and classic rock fans and especially the Beyhive.

I have yet to see articles from the mainstream press that insult people who claim Michael, Mariah, Elvis, Eminem, Kanye, The Beatles or The Stones to be overrated.
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Reply #17 posted 05/30/19 11:43am

jfenster

TrivialPursuit said:

jfenster said:

sold it to the devil obviously


Oh, be quiet.

he got a package deal with Jay Z

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Reply #18 posted 05/30/19 5:59pm

TD3

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Well damn Be' wouldn't be the 1st in line. lol lol lol

Most of the shit being played is Soulless, irrespective of genre. If you move away far away from Billboard and charts, there's a lot of good music being performed and recorded around the world.

NPR Tiny Desk... has kinda brought my deep love and passion to music back. A lot of stuff good stuff out here.

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Reply #19 posted 05/30/19 11:29pm

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TD3 said:

Well damn Be' wouldn't be the 1st in line. lol lol lol

Most of the shit being played is Soulless, irrespective of genre. If you move away far away from Billboard and charts, there's a lot of good music being performed and recorded around the world.

NPR Tiny Desk... has kinda brought my deep love and passion to music back. A lot of stuff good stuff out here.

Cmon TD3 you know you haven't listened to any Soulful R&B until you have listened

to Cardi B or Kodak Black. lol

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Reply #20 posted 06/06/19 7:48am

RJOrion

i used to think Beyonce was overrated...until i heard "Love On Top"...but its been a while since shes madeca song that soulful...
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Reply #21 posted 06/06/19 10:13am

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phunkdaddy said:

TD3 said:

Well damn Be' wouldn't be the 1st in line. lol lol lol

Most of the shit being played is Soulless, irrespective of genre. If you move away far away from Billboard and charts, there's a lot of good music being performed and recorded around the world.

NPR Tiny Desk... has kinda brought my deep love and passion to music back. A lot of stuff good stuff out here.

Cmon TD3 you know you haven't listened to any Soulful R&B until you have listened

to Cardi B or Kodak Black. lol

lol lol lol

LAWD, the day you hear sista listenig to those three... I've gone deaf. lol

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Reply #22 posted 06/07/19 2:08am

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Right, but she's a pop singer. A black pop singer, like Diana Ross, but that doesn't mean she has to make soul music. She can do pop, and that's alright. Loads of ppl like her, so fair play to her.

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