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Erykah Badu Fights With Surviving R. Kelly Producer on Twitter, Denies That She Was Asked to Participate in the Series

Last night, Erykah Badu got into a Twitter spat with dream hampton, the producer and activist behind Lifetime's influential Surviving R. Kelly miniseries. Badu denied hampton's accusations that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2019

Erykah Badu Says She Wants to Pray for R. Kelly During Chicago Show

Erykah Badu performed last night at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago and during her set, she took a moment to say she's "puttin' up a…
Rob Arcand / January 20, 2019

Surviving R. Kelly Producer Says Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Questlove and More Declined Interviews for the Series

Surviving R. Kelly, the miniseries tracing the singer's alleged history of sexual and physical abuse, premieres on Lifetime today. The comprehensively researched series features over 50…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 3, 2019

Erykah Badu Announces Winter Tour Dates

Erykah Badu has announced a brief slate of tour dates in December and February. The neo-soul legend will play two nights in California just before…
Tosten Burks / November 5, 2018

Watch Erykah Badu Rap During a BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher

Erykah Badu was a surprise guest rapper at the end of one of the cyphers on the BET Hip-Hop Awards last night. After freestyles from Bri Steves,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 17, 2018

Michael Stipe, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, & More Lead Kavanaugh Protest in DC on Thursday

Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford delivered a moving testimony at last week’s Senate hearing, accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Figures from across the…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / October 2, 2018

Watch Erykah Badu’s Stirring Tiny Desk Concert

Erykah Badu recently stopped by the NPR offices to take part in the latest installment of their Tiny Desk Concert series. She was joined by her…
Israel Daramola / August 15, 2018

Everything We Know About Gorillaz’ New Album The Now Now

Gorillaz' new album The Now Now arrives June 29, just over a year after last spring's star-studded Humanz. This time around, Damon Albarn's cartoon band pursued a simpler direction that's lighter on…
Isabella Castro-Cota / June 26, 2018

Gorillaz’ Demon Dayz 2018 Festival to Feature Erykah Badu, the Internet, and DRAM

Gorillaz have announced the lineup for their 2018 Demon Dayz Festival scheduled to take place October 20 in Los Angeles. The inaugural fest took place…
Maggie Serota / June 4, 2018

Erykah Badu Sees the “Good in Hitler,” Loves What Bill Cosby “Has Done for the World”

A new interview with neo-soul icon Erykah Badu at Vulture contains some thoughtful reflections, as well as some real doozies. Relatively early on, Vulture's David Marchese sought to press Badu on whether…
Anna Gaca / January 24, 2018

Did Dallas Cops Really Pull Erykah Badu Over Just Because They Were Fans?

If you spent your holiday looking at the internet, you may have seen a video that Erykah Badu posted to her Instagram on New Year's…
Andy Cush / January 2, 2018

Watch Erykah Badu Cover Fela Kuti on The Tonight Show

Last night, Erykah Badu was the musical guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, where she performed a medley featuring songs from her debut album and well as her…
Arielle Gordon / December 21, 2017

Erykah Badu Took a Knee for Colin Kaepernick at the Soul Train Awards

Last night at the 2017 Soul Train Awards, host Erykah Badu opened the show by taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. "Kap, we appreciate…
Monique Melendez / November 27, 2017

Erykah Badu Curates New Volume in Fela Kuti Box Set Series

Erykah Badu is compiling a box set of her favorite albums by pioneering Afrobeat saxophonist, keyboardist, and bandleader Fela Kuti. Badu's collection is the fourth in a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 16, 2017

Erykah Badu Surprised Dave Chappelle on New “Stretch & Bobbito” Podcast

Today, NPR rolled out the first episode of legendary radio hosts Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito's new podcast. Their OG prestige carries enough weight to bring in top-tier…
Brian Josephs / July 19, 2017
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