• Beyoncé's ‘Renaissance' Has Brought Back the Recession Banger

    3 days ago - By Noisey

    Dance music often gets very good, or at least prolific, when there's an economic downturn-and Beyoncé has released a dance album that's on everyone's mind right now. Having the most famous woman in the world, and one of the few pop stars that can really reset and determine culture, release this album is maybe as much a sign of the recession as any economic marker. There's a long history of there being a disproportionate amount of bangers during a recession, perhaps starting with the exuberant rave culture of Madchester , which erupted during the Thatcher era, which also saw some of the...
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