Jack Riedy re-visits Erykah Badu's excellent 'New Amerykah Part One' on its tenth anniversary.
The prolific Robert Glasper returns with a Miles Davis cover with help from Erykah Badu.
The word rumbling around Low End Theory last year was that Flying Lotus and Empress Badu were recording a joint album. That explained the DJ sets in Lincoln Heights, the public Tweeting, and the trail of pixie dust that briefly lingered in the Airliner after she graced the club. Recently, Lotus revealed that the songs […]
OUT MY MIND JUST IN TIME from Creative Control on Vimeo. Evan Nabavian voided his conscious aura by stealing Talib Kweli’s Metro Card. Erykah Badu voided her conscious aura by working with Rick Ross, whose tattooed bosoms are burned on the insides of my eyelids thanks to the new Vibe. You can’t be a bohemian […]
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Erykah Badu – Gone Baby, Don’t be Long from beeple on Vimeo. Like I wasn’t going to post this. Flying Lotus is on pace to have a nice side hustle directing music videos.
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Had you told me five years ago that I’d eventually be posting Rick Ross and Erykah Badu videos, I would have struck you upside the head with a scimitar. But that was before Ross bestowed himself with nicknames like “the Human Bong,” and before Badu spiked her organic lattes with bourbon. He also has a […]
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Ms. Fatbellybella commandeers the spaceship that is the Gilles Peterson show and steers it exactly the way you’d expect: a healthy dose of George Clinton, Madlib, Alice Coltrane, Jay Electronica, and material from the excellent New Amerykah Part II.  Additionally, she and Gilles discuss haikus, her early Baduizm days, balancing music with parental responsibilities, the […]
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Sach O was writing about Erykah Badu before it was all trendy. If you want to know how Part Two of Erykah Badu’s New Amerykah series relates to the original, look no further than the album cover. While The 4th World War had Badu raising her fists towards the listener from under a dystopian metal […]
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Lil Wayne croaked “Where the fuck is Erykah Badu at?” at the end of “A Milli,” a snippet that eventually became Miss On and On’s intro music and presumably led to this Weezy guest spot on “Jump in the Air (Stay There),” the bonus Web-only track  from New Amerykah Part 2. Lifting her hook from […]
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