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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

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The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

Jack Antonoff, Tegan and Sara, Erykah Badu and More Urge Labels to Donate to Black Lives Matter Movement

Following the music industry's #TheShowMustBePaused campaign yesterday (June 2), artists have been calling out to their record labels to see what else they play to…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2020

The 35 Best Breakup Songs Ever

Murder! Suicide! Murder-suicide! Here's a compendium of pop’s most genius works of staggering heartbreak, with sentiments just caustic enough to make you consider sticking with…
SPIN Staff / January 30, 2020

Erykah Badu and James Poyser — “Tempted” (Squeeze Cover)

Erykah Badu and James Poyser of the Roots teamed up to record a cover of '80s hitmakers' Squeeze's song "Tempted" for Record Store Day 2019.
Maggie Serota / June 3, 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
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