Raising the queen to her throne: Beyoncé’s legacy

Trio of aces

We all know: neither Bob Marley’s reggae was reggae nor Michael Jackson’s pop was pop. Bob Marley with his curious mix of rocksteady and ska in his early days with The Wailers or Michael Jackson with the overriding influence of funk and soul in most of his work: all the kings had such an inordinate distinction that their music is practically detached from their respective genres. But what about the queens?