Erykah Badu

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The Anniversary

Baduizm Turns 20

Erykah Badu was a rapper before she was a singer. You could tell. You could see it for yourself in Badu's video for her 2002…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 11:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Let us remember 10/21/2016 as the day Lady Gaga released Joanne, or rather, The Day Lady Gaga Stans Clogged Our Mentions Once We Shared Our…
Stereogum | October 21, 2016 - 5:52 pm

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

More Erykah Badu stories

Erykah Badu Addresses Hitler Comments

Yesterday, New York published an interview with Erykah Badu that attracted some controversy because of her comments about seeing "something good in Hitler." It's a…
James Rettig | January 25, 2018 - 2:40 pm

Erykah Badu Calls Hitler “A Wonderful Painter”

New York has just posted a long and fascinating interview with Erykah Badu, who hasn't released an album in eight years and who didn't really…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Watch Erykah Badu Cover Fela Kuti & Celebrate Baduizm With The Roots On Fallon

Erykah Badu curated a new Fela Kuti box set, and her debut album Baduizm turned 20 this year. On The Tonight Show last night, after…
Chris DeVille | December 21, 2017 - 9:54 am

Watch D.R.A.M. & Erykah Badu Perform “WiFi” At The Soul Train Awards

Last night, for the second year running, Erykah Badu hosted BET's R&B-centric Soul Train Awards, and she didn't shy away from performing herself. Badu is…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2016 - 10:01 am

Watch Erykah Badu’s Performance And Interview In The New York Times Office

Donald Trump isn't the only person meeting with The New York Times this week, and it's pretty much guaranteed that this other meeting went better.
Collin Robinson | November 22, 2016 - 11:04 am

D.R.A.M. – “WiFi” (Feat. Erykah Badu)

D.R.A.M.'s debut album Big Baby D.R.A.M., our Album Of The Week honoree, comes out tomorrow. Earlier this week, we got a video for "Cash Machine,"
James Rettig | October 20, 2016 - 1:33 pm

Watch Nas Perform With Erykah Badu, Wreck Matthew Perry At Trivia Game On Kimmel

Nas had a big night on late-night TV last night. On Jimmy Kimmel Live, Nas performed "This Bitter Land," his song from the soundtrack to…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2016 - 10:24 am

Erykah Badu Will Host Soul Train Awards Again

Last year, the spaced-out soul-music queen Erykah Badu hosted the R&B-centric Soul Train Awards, and she was just awesome in the role, clowning Iggy Azalea…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2016 - 10:56 am

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
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