Beyonce’s Homecoming Speech

DJ Khaled is still right in 2019: Coachella is Beychella. The music festival technically happened this weekend, but thanks to Beyonce, all I cared about was HOMECOMING. The Netflix film reveals the grueling 8-month journey that went into creating a historic two-hour show. In 2018, Beyonce became the first black woman to headline the festival. She used the majority of her time on stage to empower others. And the data I collected from her vocal speech patterns prove it. Using text and speech automation tools, I analyzed Beyonce’s lexicon throughout Homecoming: The Live Album. Trill beats and musicianship aside, why did a performance I’ve already watched sound so fresh? Why did I feel so motivated? Beyonce used a total of 5750 words while on stage. READ MORE