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Missy Elliott, Frank Ocean, Björk, & Nine Inch Nails Set to Headline FYF Fest 2017

FYF Fest returns to Los Angeles from July 21 through July 23 with a new all-star lineup. Adding an extra day to the mix, the three-day festival will feature performances from Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails. Along with its incredible headlining acts, the summertime jam session in Exposition Park will also include a slew…

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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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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 09:  Honoree Erykah Badu accepts award (C) from Essence editor-in-chief Vanessa DeLuca and recording artist Solange Knowles onstage during 2017 Essence Black Women in Music at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Essence)

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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The 23rd Annual ESSENCE Festival Lineup Has Been Announced

ESSENCE has officially announced their star-studded lineup for the 23rd Annual ESSENCE Festival and its headliners include Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige and our very own Solange! “This year’s Festival lineup puts women at the forefront of an incredible weekend of entertainment featuring more than 40 of the world’s most gifted artists and performers,” said…

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Here’s Everything You Missed From the 2016 Soul Train Awards

Last night we all tuned in for the hippest trip in America. Hosted yet again by the incomparable Erykah Badu, the 2016 Centric Soul Train Awards was captivating from beginning to end. We could not be more down for Brandy‘s incredible performance on top of being dubbed this years Lady of Soul, and for Jill Scott…

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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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Tyler, The Creator Announces Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 2016 Lineup

Tyler, The Creator has made festival history with his alternative hip-hop carnival, Camp Flog Gnaw. With artists like Snoop Dogg and A$AP Rocky taking over the Los Angeles campgrounds last year, this year’s lineup is even more exciting. The festival will take place at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California November 12th-13th. A$AP Rocky will…

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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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