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Beyoncé’s Lemonade Gets Four Emmy Nominations

Tune in to see Bey sweep her Emmy nominations in September at the 68th Emmy Awards.

Beyoncé’s visual experience Lemonade has been nominated for four Emmys.


Nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards were announced in Los Angeles on Thursday morning.

The hour-long blockbuster is chock full of references to afro-diasporic religion, afrofuturism and southern gothic tropes, including the afromysterics body art of Okayafrica fam Laolu Senbajo.  Lemonade is eligible for the coveted award because it premiered on HBO in April.

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Lemonade is up for consideration for outstanding variety special, outstanding directing for a variety special (Kahlil Joseph), outstanding picture editing for variety programming and outstanding production design for a variety, nonfiction, event or award special.

Beyoncé has previously received Emmy nominations for her Superbowl halftime show in 2013 and her On The Run Tour HBO special in 2015.

We’re confident Queen Bey will sweep her Emmy nominations as her dynamic concept that also included snippets of Somalia’s Warsan Shire’s poetry and cameos from Ibeyi, Serena Williams, Amandla Stenberg and many others spelled one of the biggest moments of 2016 and has spawned countless think-pieces.

Tune in to see Bey do it, September 18, 2016 when the 68th Emmy Awards air on ABC.

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Stream A-Reece and L.A. Rapper Joey Fatts’ New Song ‘Where You At’

A-Reece and L.A. rapper Joey Fatts release their first collaborative single ahead of their upcoming mixtape.

South African emcee A-Reece is teaming up with L.A. counterpart Joey Fatts for a collaborative project. The two emcees announced the project in April and have since whet fans' appetites with a new song.

"Where You At" is a soulful banger that is built on a deep bassline and an assortment of strings, keys and pads. Producer Nickdow aligns the song's several layers so perfectly he leaves plenty of space which A-Reece and Joey Fatts fill with heartfelt raps.

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