Beyoncé confirms she will remove a lyric from her new album, 'Renaissance,' following criticism that it's 'ableist' and 'deeply offensive'
Disability charities and activists slammed the use of the lyric. Lizzo received backlash for using the same word two months ago.Fans and activists criticized the use of the word "spaz" in the song "Heated." The word has been used to refer in a derogatory way to people with disabilities, especially people with cerebral palsy. In African American Vernacular English, a dialect of English created and used in Black communities, the word means to "go crazy" or "fight.
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Renaissance, here is the name of Beyoncé's new album, released this Friday. A seventh opus eagerly awaited by fans of "Queen B", after six years of absence. But who is it? Beyoncé Giselle Knowles is a singer, composer, actress and dancer born in Texas. Passionate about show and dance from her childhood, coached by her father, Beyoncé quickly participated in groups, notably Girl’s Tyme. But the real success arrived in the 1990s with the Destiny’s Child, a trio, in its final form, where Beyoncé is accompanied by Kelly Rowland, her cousin, and Michelle Williams.
Beyonce will re-record a song from her latest album, criticized by people with disabilities
© Robyn Beck/AFP Beyonce during the preview of the Lion King in Hollywood in 2016. The American superstar Beyonce will have to re-record a song From his latest album after strong criticism on social networks aimed at using a slang word considered as an insult by disabled people. This is a sentence of the title Heated of the Renaissance album released on Friday July 29 which sparked the anger of people suffering from motor disabilities: Beyonce sings spazzin’on that ass, Spazz on That Ass.
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in the 2000s, she launches solo with the album Dangerously in Love, which includes the Crazy in Love or Baby Boy tubes. Each of his tours or albums is an event. In January 2017, it had more than 185.5 million records sold worldwide. His style mixes RNB, pop, hip-hop and soul.
Artist of all
Beyoncé records broke all records: it totals 79 nominations at the Grammy Awards and 28 victories. It is the most named and most rewarded female artist in the history of the ceremony. In 2022, the magazine Rolling Stone the coronation "the greatest musical artist of the past decade". Also an actress, she is nominated twice at the Golden Globes for her role in the musical Dreamgirls. She doubles Nala in the remake of the Lion King and participates in the soundtrack of the film by creating a project in its own right The Lion King: The Gift in which she pays homage to African culture.
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its influence is immense: it is even studied in certain universities. Politically engaged, she claims to be a feminist and denounced racist police violence in several of her clips and songs such as Formation, BlackParade or in her album Lemonade. Beyoncé and her husband, rapper and businessman Jay-Z, regularly supported Democratic candidates in the US elections. In 2013, she sings the national anthem during the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
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Plus her eight No. 1 song as a soloist with “Break My Soul.”Original story published August 8 follows.