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Watch Erykah Badu’s 1995 Live Rendition of “On & On” at an Open Mic in Brooklyn

The earth mother of music, Erykah Badu, has shared a throwback clip of a performance from her days as a newcomer. On the heels of the 20th Anniversary of Baduizm’s release, the legendary songstress recalls “taking the first leap” at an open mic in Brooklyn’s Moon Café. Her live rendition of “On & On” which…

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The Revisit: Erykah Badu’s ‘Baduizm’ Turns 20

Erykah Badu’s debut album was a culturally sentimental work that explored the fusion of Jazz, Blues, R&B, Gospel and Funk elements so in depth that it blatantly threw the industry’s limitations of R&B/Soul a curve ball. At the time, a few artists were on the brink of pioneering the Neo-soul subgenre, but they each maintained…

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Solange Honors Erykah Badu & 20 Years of ‘Baduizm’ at 2017 Essence Black Women in Music

Last night the stars aligned for an incredible celebration curated by none other than Essence magazine. Some of our most precious gems gathered at NeueHouse Hollywood for the magazine’s 8th annual Black Women in Music pre-grammy event. #solange better preach A video posted by Ray 😁 (@notabasicbit) on Feb 9, 2017 at 10:28pm PST The event,…

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2 Chainz & Erykah Badu Link Up For ‘Pretty Girls Like Trap Music’ Playlist

Ahead of the release of his upcoming Pretty Girls Like Trap Music slated to drop April 7th, 2 Chainz enlisted the Queen of Neo-Soul, Ms. Erykah Badu for the third installment of his series of playlists curated in anticipation of the new project. And while the previous two mixes showcased Karrueche and Amber Rose‘s Trap fancies, Badu’s…

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Erykah Badu Announces Forthcoming Collab EP with D.R.A.M.

“I don’t remember who called who, but we’re both mutual fans of one another,” said Erykah Badu, speaking on D.R.A.M. and the making of “Wifi” in an interview with Rap Radar. Released last month, the metaphoric track on wireless internet was one of the biggest highlights of the male artist’s debut album, Big Baby D.R.A.M (and our…

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Audio: D.R.A.M., “WiFi” Feat. Erykah Badu

Ahead of his forthcoming album, our favorite big baby enlists our soul mother for “WiFi”. D.R.A.M. is found seductively asking for a digital connection when his phone apparently loses its signal. Not long after, Erykah Badu is introduced before laying the flawlessly distinct vocals she’s known for. Badu goes from “yea, I have wifi” to…

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Erykah Badu Will Donate Concert Proceeds to Support Detroit Rape Kit Project

The ever socially conscious Erykah Badu is a continual advocate for the betterment of the black community and world at large. Set to perform on August 12th at Detroit’s Chene Park Amphitheater, Badu will donate proceeds to Enough SAID and their rape kit project in true Baduizm form.  A partner company of the African American 490 Challenge,…

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Erykah Badu & Robert Glasper Share Short Film For “Maiysha (So Long)”

After teasing at a new visual for their version of Miles Davis’ “Maiysha (So Long)” just days ago, Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper premiered the accompanying short film entitled So Long…That’s What She Said, today. The self- directed visual comes in accompaniment to the single taken from Glasper’s project Everything’s Beautiful, the new LP of Miles Davis Recordings…

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Erykah Badu Hints At The Release of New Musical Film With Robert Glasper

Miss.  Erykah Badu has something new brewing, and we’re on edge with anticipation. Today via Instagram the soulful icon hinted at a new collaboration with Jazz pianist Robert Glasper. We last heard from the two on their rework of Miles Davis’ “Maiysha (So Long)” in May, but now they’re back for what seems to be…

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Audio: Miles Davis, “Maiysha” (Robert Glasper & Erykah Badu Rework)

Following behind the release of the the Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, Jazz pianist Robert Glasper returns with another reworked number for a Davis tribute album entitled Everything’s Beautiful. This time around he picks up the always soulful Erykah Badu for a recreation of Davis’ mid-70s trumpet solo “Maiysha.” Glasper recently told Rolling Stone that…

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Audio: Erykah Badu, “Come and See Badu”

Legendary soulful songstress Erykah Badu is no stranger to putting her own unique spin on some of today’s hottest records. After recently releasing remixes of Kanye West‘s “Real Friends” and rapper- meets producer Wintertime’s 2015 hit, “Thru It All,” the Grammy award winning singer-songwriter is back with her latest rework of PARTYNEXTDOOR‘s mid-tempo number “Come…

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Audio: Erykah Badu, “I BEEN GOIN THRU IT ALL”

After receiving some backlash via Twitter for her personal opinions on women’s dress codes, the musical genius that is Erykah Badu holds no bars and sets the record straight with her latest loosie, “I BEEN GOIN THRU IT ALL.” Following up “Trill Friends,” her rework of Kanye West‘s “Real Friends,” the Grammy award winning singer’s latest…

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