THE WAY TO SLAY

Mil­isuthando Bon­gela and Si­mamkele Dlakavu weigh in on Bey­oncé

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‘You know you that bitch when you cause all this con­ver­sa­tion,’ pre­dicted Bey­oncé in her new hit song For­ma­tion, re­leased just ahead of her Black Pan­ther-in­spired Su­per Bowl per­for­mance last Sun­day. The Bey­hive was lit with the black fe­male power of the lat­est round of slay from the most pow­er­ful per­son in pop on the planet. But not ev­ery­one was buzzing. Com­ing fresh off her Cold Play video for Hymn For The Week­end that some say ap­pro­pri­ates and dis­re­spects In­dian cul­ture, voices of dis­sent ac­cuse the pop star of push­ing a white cap­i­tal­ist agenda while

si­mul­ta­ne­ously de­ploy­ing im­agery of black strug­gle. Two Voices writ­ers join the ever-grow­ing de­bate

PHOTO: FILMMAGIC

IN FORM Bey­oncé in a still from her lat­est mu­sic video

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