You know the music industry is making a shift when Beyonce and Drake release music in the same week. Ahead of her highly anticipated seventh studio album Renaissance, Queen Bey surprised her massive Beyhive fanbase, with an incredible new single titled Break My Soul featuring Big Freda. Receiving rave reviews from everyone from Viola Davis to former FLOTUS Michelle Obama, this release has set the summer on fire as Beyonce has made the world stop yet once again.

As Beyoncé started the trend of dropping surprise albums back in 2010, Toronto legend Drake joined in on the action, surprising fans with an unexpected album titled Honestly Nevermind last Friday. 21 Savage is actually the only featured guest artist on this project, allowing fans to connect with Drake’s original sound even deeper. A lot of people were shocked with this release as it did not sound like the traditional music Drake typically releases. But those that love House music are over the moon with his seventh studio album, the way they are with “Break My Soul” as it also is a house music release.

That is what stands out the most with these releases. Drake and Beyoncé both have brought House music to the forefront of music, celebrating the genre like no other superstar has ever done.  As both Award Winning artists have created songs that will serve as the soundtrack for the summer, shining light on a genre that was created by underground Chicago DJ’s and music producers in the early 1980’s is way over due.

The topic of Beyonce and Drake sent twitter into a frenzy. People began discussing which release was better, and whether or not Drake knew about Beyoncé’s upcoming album release and decided to release his to take the shine off of her. Click here to see some of the twitter conversations that the world has been having, as you listen to Beyonce’s new single “Break My Soul”. 

 

That is what stands out the most with these releases. Drake and Beyoncé both have brought House music to the forefront of music, celebrating the genre like no other superstar has ever done. Both award winning artists have created songs that will serve as the soundtrack for the summer, shining light on a genre that was created by underground Chicago DJs and music producers in the early 1980’s.

The topic of Beyonce and Drake sent twitter into a frenzy. People began discussing which release was better, and whether or not Drake knew about Beyoncé’s upcoming album release and decided to release his to take the shine off of her. Click here to see some of the tweets posted, as you listen to Beyonce’s hit new single “Break My Soul”. Between these two new releases, it’s gonna be a summer of dance.