Beyoncé Gave Her First Print Interview With Beat Magazine October 2015


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Beyoncé (34) is apparently ever and nowhere at once. She received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV VMAs, since 2013 she has won three Grammys and appeared on the cover of countless magazines. She has never given a formal sit-down interview until now.

The singer appears on newest cover of Beat Magazine, and in addition to posing for a pompous photo shoot in the Hamptons, Beyoncé also gave an interview to the British publication.

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The 35-years-old doesn’t drop any major bombshells, but she does reveal that fear is what keeps her motivated.

“What does fear taste like?” she says. “Success. I have accomplished nothing without a little taste of fear in my mouth.”

Moreover she also talks about which Beyoncé era would be her favorite Halloween costume: “Destiny’s Child Survivor era with the army fatigues. Or maybe Bootylicious with the gold tooth and pink tips in my hair.”

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Whatever we know that Bey likes to sing Kim Burrell’s “Holy Ghost” in the shower and that Fetty Wap’s “Jugg” is the last song she had stuck in her head. When she’s not taking a 22-day vegan challenge, Beyoncé prefers extra tomato sauce and jalepeños on her pizza.

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In July 2002, Beyoncé continued her acting career playing Foxxy Cleopatra alongside Mike Myers in the comedy film, Austin Powers in Goldmember, which spent its first weekend atop the US box office and grossed $73 million.

Beyoncé starred opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr., in the musical comedy The Fighting Temptations as Lilly, a single mother whom Gooding’s character falls in love with- in 2003. Beyoncé released “Fighting Temptation” as the lead single from the film’s soundtrack album, with Missy Elliott, MC Lyte, and Free which was also used to promote the film. Another of Beyoncé’s contributions to the soundtrack, “Summertime”, fared better on the US charts.

Beyoncé has won 20 Grammy Awards, both as a solo artist and member of Destiny’s Child, making her the second most honored female artist by the Grammys, behind Alison Krauss and the most nominated woman in Grammy Award history with 52 nominations. “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” won Song of the Year in 2010 while “Say My Name” and “Crazy in Love” had previously won Best R&B Song.


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