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Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' and Information Resources

This guide supports further research into Beyoncé's literary, film, and history references in her visual album 'Lemonade.'

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Lemonade Style

From Beyonce's Lemonade
Image: From "Lemonade," by Beyoncé, Parkwood Entertainment.


Articles about the clothing and hair styles in Lemonade:

Beyoncé's Lemonade: Every Single Look by Kenzie Bryant. Racked, April 23, 2016.

Every Major Style Moment from the 11 Stages of Beyoncé's Lemonade in GIFs People, April 25, 2016.

Beyoncé’s Stylist on Her Boss’s Inspiration Boards, Trust and That Yeezy Two-Piece by Joanna Nikas. The New York Times, April 26, 2016.

For Fashion, Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' Is the Anti-Coachella by Vanessa Friedman. The New York Times, April 25, 2016.

Fashion-Related Databases

Fashion Related Databases Available Through Decker Library

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Searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections – including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and much more.

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Musical collaborators

Tweet by Father John Misty about collaborating on Beyonce's Lemonade

Articles on musical collaborators on 'Lemonade':

Father John Misty, Ezra Koenig discuss their contributions to Beyoncé's Lemonade by Michelle Geslani. COS, April 25, 2016.

6 Indie Artist Collaborations On Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' by Dave Setton. Indie88, April 27, 2016.

Here Are The Full Album Credits For Beyoncé's Lemonade by Ducan Cooper and Myles Tanzer. Fader, April 23, 2016.

Beyonce Lemonade: The unlikely artists to feature on the singer's new album by Jacob Stolworthy. Independent, April 25, 2016.

From the Beyonce Lemonade: The unlikely artists to feature on the singer's new album:

For example, the album's second track "Hold Up" - which memorably samples "Maps" by Yeah Yeah Yeahs - was collectively (and rather uniquely) co-written by Father John Misty, Diplo, Soulja Boy and Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koening.



From Beyonce's Lemonade, via giphy
Image: From "Lemonade," by Beyoncé, via

Articles on 'Lemonade' Directors:

Who Directed 'Lemonade'? The 7 Filmmakers Behind Beyoncé's Visual Album by David Ehrlich. Indiewire, April 24, 2016. 

Selected Lemonade credits for further research:

Kahlil Joeseph / Beyoncé Knowles Carter / Melina Matsoukas / Todd Tourso / Dikayl Rimmasch / Jonas Åkerlund / Mark Romanek

Executive Producers
Beyoncé Knowles Carter / Todd Tourso / Erinn Williams / Melissa Vargas / Steve Pamon / Ed Burke

Chayse Irvin / Khalik Allah / Pär Ekberg / Santiago Gonzalez / Malik Sayeed / Dikayl Rimmasch / Reed Morano


Sound Design and Mix
Eric Hoffman

Marni Senofonte

Hair: Kim Kimble / Make Up: Sir John Barnett / Nails: Lisa Logan

Production Designers
Hannah Beachler / Ethan Tobman / Tom Foden / Jason Hougaard / JC Molina

Chris Grant / Jaquel Knight / Anthony Burrell / Dana Foglia / Michaela Deprince / Ashley Everett

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