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Named “Best Podcast of 2018” by The New York Times, Dissect examines a single album per season, forensically dissecting the music, lyrics, and meaning of one song per episode. *Currently dissecting Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. (Season 5).* Past seasons include Flower Boy by Tyler, the Creator (S4), Blonde by Frank Ocean (S3), My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (S2), To Pimp a Butterfly byRead More

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S6E6 - Daddy Lessons by Beyoncé

May 26, 2020
45 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its sixth chapter “Accountability,” which features the song “Daddy Lessons.” Beyoncé looks to her past to better understand the history of broken male-female relationships in...
May 26, 2020 • 45 MIN

S6E5 - 6 Inch by Beyoncé (feat. The Weeknd)

May 19, 2020
39 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its fifth chapter “Emptiness,” which features the song “6 Inch.” We find Beyoncé wielding her sexuality for profit in a powerful anthem for working girls. But is there...
May 19, 2020 • 39 MIN

S6E4 - Sorry by Beyoncé

May 12, 2020
40 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its fourth chapter “Apathy,” which features the song “Sorry.” The inside of the Madewood Plantation big house in Louisiana becomes the backdrop for Beyoncé’s apathetic...
May 12, 2020 • 40 MIN

S6E3 - Don’t Hurt Yourself by Beyoncé (feat. Jack White)

May 5, 2020
45 min
Vote Dissect for Best Music Podcast at the Webby Awards: https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2020/podcasts/general-series/music. We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its third chapter “Anger,” which...
May 5, 2020 • 45 MIN

Titi & Cole visit the Louisiana Plantations in Lemonade

Apr 30, 2020
50 min
Hear S6 co-host Titi and Cole in conversation about their experience traveling together to the Louisiana sugar plantations seen throughout the visuals of Lemonade. We’ll also learn more about Titi, her educational background, and both Cole and...
Apr 30, 2020 • 50 MIN

S6E2 - Hold Up by Beyoncé

Apr 28, 2020
38 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting it’s second chapter “Denial,” which features the song “Hold Up.” After unsuccessfully attempting to change for her husband’s sake, Beyoncé channels the Yoruba water goddess...
Apr 28, 2020 • 38 MIN

S6E1 - Beyoncé: LEMONADE

Apr 23, 2020
43 min
Surprise! Season 6 is dedicated to Beyoncé’s masterwork Lemonade. Through in-depth, highly researched analysis, we follow Beyoncé on her transcendent journey from subjugation to freedom. Today we unpack the visual album’s opening chapter...
Apr 23, 2020 • 43 MIN

S1E5 – King Kunta by Kendrick Lamar

Sep 13, 2016
25 min
Dissect – A Serialized Music Podcast continues its season-long examination of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly with the album’s third track “King Kunta.” “King Kunta” is perhaps the album’s most unabashed tribute to the...
Sep 13, 2016 • 25 MIN

S1E4 – For Free? by Kendrick Lamar

Sep 6, 2016
20 min
Dissect – A Serialized Music Podcast continues its season-long examination of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly with the album’s second track “For Free? (Interlude).” “For Free?” is a personal favorite of mine....
Sep 6, 2016 • 20 MIN

S1E3 – Wesley’s Theory by Kendrick Lamar

Aug 30, 2016
28 min
We begin our season-long examination of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly with the album’s opening track, Wesley’s Theory. To Pimp a Butterfly is a concept album that documents Lamar’s journey from caterpillar to butterfly...
Aug 30, 2016 • 28 MIN

S1E2 – good kid, m.A.A.d. city by Kendrick Lamar

Aug 25, 2016
34 min
Dissect podcast continues its preface of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly with an overview of Lamar’s major label debut good kid, m.A.A.d. city. good kid, m.A.A.d. city spans one pivotal day in Lamar’s teenage upbringing in...
Aug 25, 2016 • 34 MIN

S1E1 – Compton, K Dot, and Kendrick Lamar

Aug 23, 2016
20 min
Episode 1 of Dissect examines Kendrick Lamar‘s To Pimp a Butterfly with the history of Compton, California and Lamar’s transformation from K Dot, a young mixtape rapper, to Kendrick Lamar, a true artist.
Aug 23, 2016 • 20 MIN

Introducing Dissect: A Serialized Music Podcast

Aug 13, 2016
1 min
We live in a world creating and consuming more content than ever before. Every minute of every day, the world generates nearly three million Facebook posts, tweets and Instagram photos, and over two hundred million e-mails. There’s a 24-hour news...
Aug 13, 2016 • 1 MIN