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Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track “100 Grandkids” off his long-delayed upcoming release, GO:OD AM; Lil B and Chance The Rapper fulfilled their Instagram post’s collaboration promise with the silent release of Free (Based Freestyles Mixtape); and Curren$y, with nothing to gain… More »

You know this was a good week for music videos when 4Minute made a K-pop video with dancing zombies in it, one where they fight the dancing zombies by spraying hairspray at them, and it didn’t even crack my top five. The videos that did crack my top 5 are below. Enjoy. More »

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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

Erykah Badu – “Phone Down”

Last month, Erykah Badu shared her own seven-minute version of Drake's ubiquitous "Hotline Bling," and the song apparently inspired an entire "cell-u-lar de-vice"-themed mixtape, But
Peter Helman | November 9, 2015 - 10:16 pm

Erykah Badu Debuts Batshit One-Woman Show

On Thursday night at Dallas' Black Academy Of Arts And Letters, Erykah Badu gave the first of three performances of her one-woman show "Live Nudity,"…
Peter Helman | October 31, 2015 - 1:00 pm

New Erykah Badu Mixtape Coming Next Week

Earlier this month, astral-soul genius Erykah Badu released her own seven-minute version of Drake’s “Hotline Bling, calling it “Hotline Bling But You Caint Use My…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2015 - 11:16 am

Erykah Badu – “Hotline Bling” (Drake Cover)

Drake's wistful late-night booty-call ode "Hotline Bling" has turned into a bonafide sleeper hit. Disclosure and Sam Smith have already covered the song, and now…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2015 - 8:52 pm

Erykah Badu Accuses Black Eyed Peas Of Stealing Her Video Concept

Erykah Badu has spotted some startling similarities between the Black Eyed Peas' brand new music video for "Yesterday" and her 2008 video for "Honey." Yesterday…
Caitlin White | July 20, 2015 - 11:51 am

Watch Erykah Badu Crash Another Newscast

Do the newscasters of Dallas just sit around trading Erykah Badu war stories? That lady is not the slightest bit shy about jumping in on…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2015 - 9:31 am

Azealia Banks Is Twitter Fighting With Erykah Badu Now

Surprise, surprise: Azealia Banks got into a spat with Erykah Badu on Twitter yesterday. After Badu replied to someone who asked if she listened to…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 10:57 am

Tyler, The Creator & Erykah Badu To Guest In Black Dynamite’s Police Brutality Musical

The 2009 movie Black Dynamite was a pretty great blaxploitation parody/homage, and since then, it’s become the basis for an Adult Swim cartoon that, I’m…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 3:27 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper As Bob Marley In Adult Swim’s Black Dynamite

Chance The Rapper played Bob Marley in last night's episode of Adult Swim's Black Dynamite, a cartoon series that's a parody/tribute to blaxploitation movies, as…
James Rettig | November 9, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Watch Erykah Badu Busk For Change In Times Square

As a "street hustle experiment," Erykah Badu recently spent an evening posted up on a corner in Times Square, singing for passersby in the hope…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2014 - 1:26 pm

Watch Erykah Badu Interrupt Live News Broadcast, Try To Kiss Reporter

On Thursday night, Shia LaBeouf was dragged out of a performance of Cabaret and arrested for "being disruptive" and smoking inside the theater. He was…
James Rettig | June 29, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Erykah Badu Defends Performance For Swazi King

King Mswati III is the monarch of the African nation of Swaziland. He holds absolute political power in his homeland, has 15 wives, and is…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2014 - 10:37 am

Watch R. Kelly, Janelle Monáe, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake Perform At 2013 BET Awards

Last night, BET held its annual awards show, and the broadcast produced a whole lot in the way of highlights. Kendrick Lamar did "Bitch, Don't
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2013 - 10:25 am

Janelle Monáe – “Q.U.E.E.N.” (Feat. Erykah Badu) (Prince Remix)

"Q.U.E.E.N.," Janelle Monáe's irresistible, Erykah Badu-assisted diva-funk vamp, stands as one of the greatest singles of the past few months, and it's also yielded my
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2013 - 1:35 pm

Governors Ball 2013 In Words And Photos

In 1994, when there were no Vines or Instagrams or Twitter feeds or blog updates to at least slightly numb one's FOMO, I watched MTV's…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 10, 2013 - 1:42 pm

Watch Miguel, Prince, Icona Pop Play Billboard Music Awards 2013

The Billboard Music Awards have historically been the most low-rent of America's non-niche music awards shows, but last night, the show had an unexpected viral…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2013 - 9:36 am