2016 State Farm Neighborhood Awards
CommentPosted by Susan on 28-07-2016

Erykah performs during the 2016 Neighborhood Awards hosted by Steve Harvey at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on July 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

   


Listen to Nas and Erykah Badu's New Song "This Bitter Land"
CommentPosted by Susan on 27-07-2016

pitchfork.com: The Land is an independent film featuring Erykah Badu, Michael K. Williams ("The Wire," "Boardwalk Empire"), and Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly. It's directed by Steven Caple Jr. and executive produced by Nas, and premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Music Festival. Today, Nas and Badu have shared their collaboration for the film's soundtrack, which is out July 29 via Mass Appeal Records. It's called “This Bitter Land.” You can listen to the song below via Rolling Stone. The soundtrack will also feature French Montana’s collaboration with Nas and Kanye West, “Figure It Out,” as well as new tracks from Pusha T, Jeremih, and Nosaj Thing.


Erykah Will Donate Upcoming Concert Funds to Aid Detroit Rape-Kit Project
CommentPosted by Susan on 11-07-2016

theroot.com: Funds from the singer’s upcoming concert will go to the African-American 490 Challenge, a partner of Enough SAID, the Michigan Women’s Foundation campaign to raise money to test more than 10,000 rape kits found abandoned in Detroit Police Department storage. Read more.


Erykah X RTH Shop
CommentPosted by Susan on 05-07-2016

   

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BET Awards Pay Tribute to Prince With The Roots, Stevie Wonder, Maxwell, Erykah Badu
CommentPosted by Susan on 27-06-2016

   

Erykah performed “The Ballad of Dorothy Parker” during a tribute to Prince at the BET Awards.

 

 

 

 

 


"Maiysha (So Long)" captures
CommentPosted by Susan on 26-06-2016

   


Miles Davis & Robert Glasper - "Maiysha (So Long)" (Feat. Erykah Badu) Video
CommentPosted by Susan on 26-06-2016

stereogum.com: 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 notable features from Bilal, Illa J, KING, Stevie Wonder, Hiatus Kaiyote, and many others. One of the standout tracks was the third single “Maiysha (So Long)” featuring Erykah Badu, and today a visual accompaniment has been unveiled.

Ms. Badulah Oblangata herself gives a great acting performance in a clip that registers more like a filmed musical than a traditional music video. The clip opens with an accented monologue from Badu, interrupted by Glasper and a couple of his players. Glasper and Badu argue backstage about the show they’re about to put on before giving a stunning retro performance of the song with a full band. After the song concludes the lights go out on the stage and the producer and singer continue to argue as she storms off stage. Badu is proving to be quite the versatile entertainer. Watch.
 


'So long' video premiere
Posted by Susan on 21-06-2016


Erykah Badu, Andra Day, Jazmine Sullivan & More Slated To Perform at ONE Musicfest 2016
CommentPosted by Susan on 07-06-2016

e 7th annual ONE MusicFest is set to go down on September 10th at the Atlanta-area Lakewood Amphitheater.
 
Erykah Badu and Ice Cube will headline the Southeast’s premiere fall music festival; Busta Rhymes, Gary Clark Jr., A$AP Ferg, Andra Day, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Jazmine Sullivan and BJ The Chicago Kid are also part of 2016 lineup.
 
The festival will also feature the long-awaited reunion of Atlanta’s own Dungeon Family and Organized Noize, with Big Boi, CeeLo Green, Rico Wade, Big Gipp, T-Mo, Killer Mike, Cool Breeze, Witchdoctor, Backbone, Big Rube, Sleepy Brown, Ray Murray, and Slimm Calhoun all set to take the stage along with several special guests.
 
 
Purchase tickets HERE.


Erykah at Engine Room in Houston
CommentPosted by Susan on 03-06-2016

Erykah entertaining an audience at the Engine Room on Saturday, May 28, 2016, after her concert at the Arena Theater earlier in the evening.

  


Erykah Badu pays tribute to Prince at the Webby Awards
CommentPosted by Susan on 17-05-2016

  
 
The 20th annual Webby Awards, a night that celebrated all things web culture, closed with a tribute from one artist who transcends Internet trends to another -- Erykah Badu and Prince.
 
To close the curtain on the awards show Monday night, Badu took the stage for a characteristically freewheeling, incredibly groovy of the lurid Prince favorite, The Ballad of Dorothy Parker.
 
Fittingly, the stage was bathed in purple, as Badu introduced the song as one of her personal favorite Prince songs.
 
Watch via fan-shot footage from the audience:


Erykah Badu Duet With Miles Davis on New 'Maiysha' Remix
CommentPosted by Susan on 17-05-2016

"I think Miles would've loved Erykah," pianist and producer Robert Glasper told Rolling Stone recently, during a conversation about Everything's Beautiful, an upcoming album on which he reworked snippets of Miles Davis' studio recordings to create entirely new tracks. One of the highlights of the release, which stemmed from Glasper's soundtrack work for Don Cheadle's audacious Davis biopic, Miles Ahead, is a simmering bossa nova version of "Maiysha" – a song originally released on 1974's Get Up With It – featuring lead vocals from Erykah Badu. Hear an exclusive premiere of the track here.


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