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Beyonce’s “Lemonade” a bold avant-pop sucker punch

Beyonce doesn't simply release albums anymore; she unleashes events. And so it was this weekend, amid deep mourning for a lost icon, music's queen dropped "Lemonade," an arresting display of what technically qualifies as videos and singles, but is better described as a deeply personal work of art that doubles as a bold social and political statement.

Prince dead at 57

Legendary R&B artist Prince Rogers Nelson, known simply as Prince, has died, the Associated Press has confirmed. He was 57. He passed at his home in suburban Minneapolis.

Listen: A 4/20 playlist for the rest of us

By: Ryan Murphy and Dylan Owens Every celebration needs a soundtrack, and 4/20 is no different. The annual observance of all things cannabis inspires dozens of music events throughout Colorado, ranging from small-club dance parties to massive outdoor concerts.

“Nina” biopic’s problems more than skin-deep

The questionable casting of Zoe Saldana is only one of the many problems with Cynthia Mort's limp and misjudged Nina Simone biopic "Nina." Little of the High Priestess of Soul's searing clarity of voice or profound struggle comes through in this insipid film whose fakeness is writ across Saldana's dubiously darkened skin.