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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 Beyonce's Lemonade.* Past seasons include DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar (S5), Flower Boy by Tyler, the Creator (S4), Blonde by Frank Ocean (S3), My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (S2), To Pimp aRead More

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S6E12 - Formation by Beyoncé

Jul 7, 2020
50 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its final song and video “Formation.” The track is Beyoncé’s clarion call to the sisterhood of black women we’ve seen throughout Lemonade. She encourages them to “get in...
Jul 7, 2020 • 50 MIN

S6E11 - All Night by Beyoncé

Jun 30, 2020
48 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its eleventh and final chapter “Redemption,” which features the song “All Night.” Beyoncé marks the conclusion of her personal journey and the redemption of her marriage. She...
Jun 30, 2020 • 48 MIN

Dope Labs is BACK!

Jun 25, 2020
1 min
Dissect S6 co-host Titi Shodiya has just launched a new season of her podcast Dope Labs, which uses pop culture topics as entry points into scientific discussions. Subscribe NOW on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/37SgLG3.
Jun 25, 2020 • 1 MIN

S6E10 - Freedom by Beyoncé

Jun 23, 2020
53 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its tenth chapter “Hope,” which features the song “Freedom.” Beyoncé gathers her sisterhood at a former slave plantation to deliver an empowering message of hope and...
Jun 23, 2020 • 53 MIN

S6E9 - Forward by Beyoncé

Jun 16, 2020
38 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its ninth chapter “Resurrection,” which features the song “Forward.” Having restored her relationship, Beyoncé turns her attention to social action and communal healing,...
Jun 16, 2020 • 38 MIN

S6E8 - Sandcastles by Beyoncé

Jun 9, 2020
31 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its eighth chapter “Forgiveness,” which features the song “Sandcastles.” Beyoncé finally opens herself up completely, requires her husband to do the same, and forgives. As a...
Jun 9, 2020 • 31 MIN

S6E7 - Love Drought by Beyoncé

Jun 8, 2020
39 min
We continue our serialized analysis of Beyoncé’s Lemonade by dissecting its seventh chapter “Reformation,” which features the song “Love Drought.” Beyoncé extends an olive branch to her husband, expresses the potential of the love they share, and...
Jun 8, 2020 • 39 MIN

A Moment of Silence for George Floyd

Jun 2, 2020
8 min
8 minutes and 46 seconds. The amount of time Officer Derek Chauvin's knee was pressed into George Floyd's neck. We encourage our listeners to use this time of silence to remember the Black lives lost to police brutality, reflect on the Black lives...
Jun 2, 2020 • 8 MIN