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1/16/20
7:00 AM
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The A.V. Club
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Part of what’s exciting about the start of a new year in music is how little we know of what’s to come. Will we begin the 2020s with fresh material from Rihanna and Frank Ocean? We hope so. Ditto that for rumored efforts by Fiona Apple, Kendrick Lamar, Rosalía, and Tierra Whack. As for the confirmed and highly likely

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11/12/19
1:00 PM
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There is a certain peace that seemingly washes over Beyoncé as she pummels the windshield of a vintage Chrysler with a baseball bat. Draped in saffron yellow, she glides through a busy city block while “Hold Up” mellifluously warns a duplicitous lover that her brand of loyalty is hard to come by. If there’s a high

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