Beyoncé is a Modern-Day DivaThroughout the course of history, there have been many memorable black female performers who’ve impressed with their talen
Beyoncé is a Modern-Day Diva
Throughout the course of history, there have been many memorable black female performers who’ve impressed with their talent. Such legends have paved the way for new generations of brilliant musicians. So, when picking somebody, in particular, from the crowd that most would likely single out as the undisputed star, it is undeniable that Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is it.
In fact, she may well be the perfect representation of a popular culture diva, with the best meaning of the word in mind. In show business, she is the total package. She sings and writes songs; she dances and acts. Over the years, she transformed from a girl band wonder to a superb solo artist, with many hits in her successful professional career. Besides that, she has often had multiple simultaneous projects and endeavors, including business ventures, fashion lines and philanthropy.
Of course, the term “diva” has positive and negative connotations. The diva behavior is when somebody thinks they are better than everyone else and acts entitled because of it. A certain amount of peculiarity can sometimes be a side effect of stardom, and the biggest musical performers do not seem to be an exception to the rule. Perhaps, the theatrical part of the job entices them to generate more moments when adding drama to the stage. The reason behind suchlike conduct, nowadays especially, lies beyond the mere eccentricity of a star. They would often find that being involved in a scandal or gossip is a powerful instrument for gaining more publicity. And as a public person, Beyoncé has to be at the center of attention from time to time, though usually, she deals well with fame and doesn’t seem to have any major disputes with other celebrities. In fact, she’s more often associated with good deeds and kindness like that time when she sent gifts to Lady Gaga who at the time had chronic pain.
Recognizing this particular singer as a modern-day diva puts Beyoncé in the proud tradition of the black female performers that made a name for themselves far beyond their talent. As she continues that great tradition beautifully, she also has moved past the conventional image of a black diva, transforming into the role of a versatile global superstar. If there is someone well and truly deserving of the title, it has to be Beyoncé.