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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week, Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman in history to be nominated by a major party to hold this country's…
Stereogum | July 29, 2016 - 5:20 pm

2015 In Review

The “Hotline Bling” Supercut

It never topped Billboard's Hot 100, didn't receive any Grammy nominations, and wasn't among YouTube's 10 most popular music videos this year, but in 2015…
Scott Lapatine | December 14, 2015 - 2:23 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're in the final stretch here; 2015 is quickly drawing to a close and we're looking back on the year that was. But hey, we've…
Stereogum | December 4, 2015 - 5:40 pm

More Erykah Badu stories

DeJ Loaf – “Phone Down” (Erykah Badu Cover)

Detroit rapper DeJ Loaf has just shared her own take on Erykah Badu's "Phone Down," a track off of last year's cell-u-lar de-vice-themed But You
Peter Helman | August 29, 2016 - 10:16 pm

9 Memorable Moments From Eaux Claires 2016

Eaux Claires is a festival designed around discovery and new experiences. The event -- which was held this past weekend for a second time in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2016 - 7:01 pm

Nas & Erykah Badu – “This Bitter Land”

The forthcoming movie The Land is an independent drama about skateboarder kids in Cleveland. Erykah Badu acts in the movie, and Nas is among its…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2016 - 10:37 am

Watch BET Awards’ Prince Tributes From Erykah Badu & The Roots, Stevie Wonder & Tori Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monáe, Bilal, Maxwell, & Sheila E.

Tonight's BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles honored the late Prince with a whole series of tribute performances. (You may remember last month when the…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Feat. Erykah Badu) Video

Robert Glasper released the wonderful collection of reimagined Miles Davis tunes Everything's Beautiful a little less than a month ago. It had a host of…
Collin Robinson | June 24, 2016 - 2:11 pm

Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – “Maiysha (So Long)” (Feat. Erykah Badu)

A couple months back we learned that a host of notable names would be featured on the Miles Davis tribute album Everything's Beautiful. Erykah Badu,…
Collin Robinson | May 17, 2016 - 2:35 pm

Hear Erykah Badu’s Remix Of PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “Come And See Me”

Erykah Badu has shared a remix of PARTYNEXTDOOR's Drake-featuring song "Come And See Me." The Soundcloud dubs the track as "Come And See Badu -…
James Rettig | May 13, 2016 - 2:14 pm

Watch Erykah Badu In The Trailer For Nas’ Skateboard Drama The Land

The forthcoming Steven Caple-Jr. film The Land follows a group of skaters in Cleveland who dream of going pro. Nas executive produced the film, which…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 6, 2016 - 1:39 pm

Watch Dave Chappelle & Erykah Badu Cover Radiohead’s “Creep” At Badu’s Birthday Party

Back in February, Erykah Badu turned 45, and she threw herself a birthday party at the Dallas club Bomb Factory. The great Dave Chappelle goes…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 9:21 am

Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, KING Appear On Miles Davis Tribute Album

Miles Ahead -- the Miles Davis biopic which Don Cheadle, wrote, directed, and stars in -- is quickly approaching its release on 4/1. The original…
Collin Robinson | March 9, 2016 - 6:05 pm

Erykah Badu – “Trill Friends”

Kanye West's excellent Ty Dolla $ign collab "Real Friends" is only a few days old, but Erykah Badu has already remixed it, giving it the…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2016 - 10:40 am

Erykah Badu Dares Her Iggy Azalea-Loving Kids To Go Live With Iggy Azalea

Erykah Badu may have released one of the best mixtapes of the year, but outside of music sometimes it's impossible to figure out what the
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 1:17 pm

The Week In Pop

How Will Adele’s Astronomical Sales Influence The Music Industry?

Funny story: My sister-in-law was watching TV with her boyfriend recently when Adele appeared, as she has been wont to do this autumn, and the…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Erykah Badu But You Caint Use My Phone

Two of the biggest songs of the last few months -- Adele's "Hello" and Drake's "Hotline Bling" -- are about, among other things, calling people…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2015 - 12:18 pm

Erykah Badu Clowns Iggy Azalea At The Soul Train Awards

Last night, Erykah Badu, who just released the fascinating But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape, acted as host for BET's Soul Train Awards. And…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2015 - 8:55 am

Stream Erykah Badu’s But You Caint Use My Phone Mixtape Feat. André 3000

Erykah Badu's But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape is supposed to be on iTunes and Apple Music right now, but there seems to be…
Chris DeVille | November 27, 2015 - 10:50 am

Watch Erykah Badu Perform With The Roots On Fallon

Last night, Erykah Badu sat in with the Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. During the episode, she performed a number of songs…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 5:50 pm
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