Beyonce proves on this album that she truly is a superstar and really shows off her vocal ability. Beyonce proves that she is here 2 stay in one of the RnB albums of last year. Many have criticized this album for having many slow songs but i think it is goos b coz it is showing that Beyonce can pull of more than just uptempo numbers. Listen 2 this album without any bias and listen 2 it as an album how does the fact that an album is filled with slow songs make it a bad album? In all honesty it is a great album tho i do think that "Stripped" was better tho technically that was released in 2002 so i would probably say that this album is my fave from 2003. Everythin uve heard about Beyonce. A superstar, a soulful diva, well all of this and more is proven on her debut solo album. i also have 2 commend her on the fact that she proves she can make it on her own without the help of the other members of DC and i also think that it is good that she has proven her critics wrong by coming back when every1 said that Kelly Rowland had stolen her crown and absolutely stormed the airwaves. Kelly Rowland is good i do like her but i have 2 say that she is not in league with Beyonce because this album is classy. Beyonce is aiming for class with this album and you know what she achieves it.