You Want to Be Beyonce?

Take a second to imagine being ‘managed’ by your parents. No matter how much you love or respect them, there would undoubtedly be moments when you’d want to cut ties. Three early members of Destiny’s Child actually left the band because they couldn’t deal with Matthew Knowles. I imagine Beyonce would have had an even tougher time dealing with him, being more emotionally involved in disagreements. However, she knew Matthew and his methods could help her get to where she needed. Her ability to emotionally detach and focus on the ultimate goal proved invaluable when it came to the writing and delivery of ‘Lemonade’. She channelled her battles into her music and sold millions of albums as a result.

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