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Beyonce -- a traitor to her people

Published 04/02/2010 | 05:00

The virtual clean sweep enjoyed by Beyonce at the Grammys was proof of one thing -- modern music is in bad shape.

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Okay, a white, 30-something Irish bloke probably isn't the exact target market for a black woman who purveys a blend of soulless, poptastic R&B and while, in fairness, some of her songs are infuriatingly catchy, let's get real -- we're not exactly talking about Ella Fitzgerald here.

But she seems like a pleasant enough modern pop creation who is careful not to say anything that would alienate her fanbase.

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