Posts tagged "erykah badu"

The Roots Picnic 2015 Lineup: Erykah Badu, A$AP Rocky, the Weeknd, and More

Every year, Philadelphia native sons the Roots return to the City of Brotherly Love for their star-studded Roots Picnic, which'll be held on May 30…
By: Brennan Carley / March 10, 2015

Adult Swim’s ‘Black Dynamite’ Plans Police Brutality Musical With Tyler, the Creator, Erykah Badu

Over the course of its two seasons, Adult Swim's blaxploitation parody Black Dynamite has occasionally enlisted some pretty special guests (including an inspired casting thi…
By: Colin Joyce / December 21, 2014

Watch Chance the Rapper Play Bob Marley on Adult Swim’s ‘Black Dynamite’

Aside from palling around with Madonna and finishing up his new LP, avowed cartoon fan Chance the Rapper is also apparently starting up a burgeoning…
By: Colin Joyce / November 9, 2014

Watch Erykah Badu Halfheartedly Busk on a New York City Street

In the past few years, Erykah Badu has slowly turned into the wacky aunt who you love to see on holidays—who also sends you a…
By: Brennan Carley / October 15, 2014

Kid Cudi Reportedly Berates Crowd, Storms Offstage at OutKast Festival

OutKast's marathon reunion tour still has to roll on through a couple of music festivals in the coming weeks, but this past weekend, an Atlanta…
By: Colin Joyce / September 29, 2014

Watch Erykah Badu Interrupt NYC News Broadcast, Try to Kiss Reporter

Part of Erykah Badu's appeal has always been her willingness to get weird with her high-concept studio records. Over the weekend, Badu brought her eccentricitie…
By: Colin Joyce / June 30, 2014

Dave Chappelle Enlists the Roots, Janelle Monae for New York Comeback

Dave Chappelle's return to standup has been pretty low-key, one widely publicized incident aside, and now we know he was working up to something big.
By: Marc Hogan / May 28, 2014

SXSW 2014: The Five Best Things We Saw Saturday

We are sleep-deprived. Everything we own is dirty. And we have not seen a vegetable for days. But SPIN's SXSW team also witnessed a bewildering…
By: SPIN Staff / March 16, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2008

Change! Crisis! Hope! Meltdown! You betcha! The past 366 days (happy belated leap year!) have been such a roller-coaster ride of apocalyptic dread and yes-we-ca…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Does Janelle Monae Dream of Electric Sheep?

There's something inscrutable about Janelle Monáe. Speaking with the 27-year-old, Kansas City-born musician, it can be difficult working out whether her intense self-assuredness is simply…
By: Anupa Mistry / September 5, 2013
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