The Paisano

Remembering Beychella’s celebration of black culture

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Ebony Purks, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

Beyoncé’s 2018 Coachella performance was a cultural reset in terms of magnitude and reach. Her two-hour performance is regarded by fans and critics alike as the best performance of her career and one of the best performances of all time. Now known as “Beychella,” the performance hosted around 500,0...

Hold up, the Grammy’s don’t love you like we love you

Jessica Salinas

February 23, 2017

Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” was one of the most culturally significant albums of 2016—unparalleled in its social impact. Beyoncé retains her mega-star status while her work speaks meaningfully to minorities and women. “Lemonade” is critically acclaimed and extremely powerful in its relevancy. So t...

Beyoncé ‘upgrades’ UTSA curriculum

Ashlee Morales

October 12, 2016

The University of Texas at San Antonio made headlines across the nation when word got out that the University was offering a course that focuses on Beyoncé’s groundbreaking audiovisual album, “Lemonade.” The class, titled “Black Women, Beyoncé and Popular Culture,” has caused intrigue and excitem...