Run Your Mouth Ep. 1 : Have we become impatient music fans?
“People don’t make albums anymore. They don’t make albums anymore. They just try to sell a bunch of lil quick singles and they burn out, and they put out a new one, and they burn out, and they put out a new one.”
Beyoncé is one of the most prolific performers of our time, and she may very well be onto something when talking about how artists have moved away from making albums.
When did the shift from taking the time to make an album turn to pumping out singles?
I spoke to senior contributor of TheMusic, Cyclone Wehner, and homegrown artists Jamie-Rose (@jamierosemusic) and Genesis Owusu (@genesisowusu) to help figure this out.