1. Brandy Honored With Lady of Soul Award, Teddy Riley Tribute Brings Out the Classics at 2016 Soul Train Music Awards

    November 28, 2016 11:33 AM EST 0 0 0 On Sunday (Nov. 27), R&B heavyweights including Brandy , Erykah Badu , India.Arie , Teddy Riley and Dru Hill were on-hand to perform at the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards. Sparked by a soulful performance by Lady of Soul recipient Brandy -- who di ...

  2. Erykah Badu, Tyrese, Gladys Knight, Ne-Yo, Angie Stone & Robert Glasper Star in 2016 Soul Train Cypher: Watch

    November 22, 2016 6:57 PM EST 0 0 0 When the 2016 Soul Train Awards air this weekend, the show will bring back a segment from last year's show by popular demand: its second annual Soul Cypher. This time around, returning Soul Train Awards host/DJ Erykah Badu welcomes keyboardist ...

  3. Erykah Badu Hosts 'Vegan With Soul' Dinner to Celebrate 2016 Soul Train Music Awards

    November 22, 2016 5:05 PM EST 0 0 0 To celebrate her third time hosting the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards, neo-soul queen  Erykah Badu  hosted an intimate dinner in Lower Manhattan. With traditional Japanese kimonos as the dress code ("It's sexy," Badu explained), a city ...

  4. Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival Day 2 Highlights: Erykah Badu, Earl Sweatshirt, Rae Sremmurd & More

    November 14, 2016 2:51 PM EST 0 0 0 On Sunday (Nov. 13), Tyler, the Creator ’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival concluded its fifth consecutive year, topping off another fun-filled weekend with a broad set of artists and tons of surprises, from the reunited EarlWolf (Tyler, the Creator and Ear ...

  5. Erykah Badu Returns to Host the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards as Drake, Beyonce Lead Nominations

    October 12, 2016 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Erykah Badu will return as host for the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards, landing at Las Vegas' Orleans Arena next month. The R&B singer served as the master of ceremonies for last year's telecast, where she notably threw shade at rapper I ...

  6. ONE Musicfest 2016 Highlights: The Dungeon Family, Erykah Badu, Ice Cube & More

    September 11, 2016 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta has become not only a musical hub known for producing some of today’s biggest stars across all genres, but a city that houses individuals who have an appreciation for world-class talent. This was certainly the case on Saturday (Sept. 10) as ...

  7. 5 Rising Rappers Who Are Busting Up Hip-Hop's Boys' Club

    September 11, 2016 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 For the past decade, rap radio has been a boys’ club (barring, of course, Nicki and Iggy) — but thanks to the creativity and swagger of these buzzy MCs, that’s all about to change. Dreezy ​ 22, from Chicago ​ Breakthrough:  ​An assist from fellow Wi ...

  8. Nas Turns Energies to a Different Type of Storytelling: 'It's been My Dream to Work in Film'

    August 01, 2016 4:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas , one of music's most revered lyricists and story tellers, is taking his talents into filmmaking. The rapper has traded performing onstage to work behind-the-scenes as an executive producer on projects including Netflix's The Get Down ...

  9. BET Awards 2016: Erykah Badu & The Roots' Prince Tribute

    BET Awards 2016: Erykah Badu & The Roots' Prince Tribute

    June 26, 2016 8:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Erykah Badu and The Roots perform "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker" in honor of Prince Videos Prince Erykah Badu Brightcove ...

  10. Erykah Badu Talks Directing Robert Glasper's 'Maiysha' Video, Building a Multimedia Company & Collaborating With D.R.A.M.

    June 24, 2016 6:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Erykah Badu is never short on talent and creativity. As a self-proclaimed analog girl, she has masterfully adapted to digital spaces (just peep her Twitter timeline) while staying true to live instrumentation and performance art in the music world. ...

  11. ONE Musicfest 2016 Lineup: Dungeon Family & Organized Noize to Reunite

    June 07, 2016 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 ONE Musicfest will return to Atlanta on Sept. 10, with a lineup that features a special reunion of the city's legendary hip-hop groups  Dungeon Family and Organized Noize .  'The Art of Organized Noize' Documentary: 9 Things We Learne ...

  12. Can You Match Chart-Toppers Future, Cole Swindell to Their Signature Toppers?

    April 28, 2016 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 You may know these stars' chart-toppers -- but do you know their signature topper? See if you can pair the musicians with their go-to headgear. Pharrell 's Smokey the Bear-inspired chapeau. Slash 's signature black top hat. Devo' ...

  13. Erykah Badu Covers Fader Producers Issue, Talks Politics, Social Media & Says 'Poor Is the New Black'

    April 20, 2016 5:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since her 1997 debut  Baduizm ,  Erykah Badu has navigated showbiz on her own terms. The 45-year-old soul singer and Control FreaQ indie label head covered the  FADER 's Producers issue ( Metro Boomin' helms the publication's other co ...

  14. Azealia Banks & Erykah Badu Squash Beef on Twitter

    April 12, 2016 7:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Says Banks: "My mother will be happy about this." In February Erykah Badu sparked a new beef with Azalea Banks when the neo soul singer suggested she didn't care for the Harlem rapper's music. After things erupted on Twitter, as ...

  15. Vans, Slacker Cool for 50 Years, Is Banking on More Music to Maintain Its Relevancy

    March 25, 2016 4:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Unsurprisingly, Doug Palladini is wearing Vans at this very moment. After all, the company's Vice President, General Manager of North America has accumulated a 100-plus-pair collection over his 12 years with the brand, and knows better than to ...

  16. Erykah Badu Makes Her NYFW Styling Debut

    February 14, 2016 7:56 PM EST 0 0 0 At the start of a new season, designers typically put together what’s known as a moodboard -- a collage of old photographs, postcards, fabric swatches, color samples and other mementos that influence the aesthetics of a new collection. There’s comfo ...

  17. Eaux Claires Music Festival Lineup Revealed: Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, James Blake & More Performing

    February 11, 2016 10:00 AM EST News of a second round of Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s curated music festival Eaux Claires was announced shortly after the first one went on its way.  Similar to last year’s snail mail lineup announcement, the organizers of Eaux Claires delive ...

  18. Erykah Badu Remixes Kanye West's 'Real Friends' As 'Trill Friends'

    January 12, 2016 10:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Erykah Badu 's SoundCloud is the gift that keeps on giving. The remix queen -- who covered  Drake 's " Hotline Bling " last October -- delivered her own version of Kanye West 's "Real Friends" aptly titled "Tr ...

  19. Andre 3000 on Playing 'Normal' in 'American Crime,' New Music and His 'Great Reunion' With Erykah Badu

    January 06, 2016 1:55 PM EST 0 0 0 There were already tons of reasons to watch American Crime , the ABC drama whose first season was nominated for 10 Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes, but now there’s one more for music fans: Outkast ’s André 3000 is starring in the show’s second s ...

  20. Iggy Azalea Apologizes to Erykah Badu, Invites Her Daughter To Show

    Iggy Azalea Apologizes to Erykah Badu, Invites Her Daughter To Show

    December 09, 2015 1:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Today Your source for all things celebrity and entertainment. The celebrity feud between Erykah Badu and Iggy Azalea may have just come to a head. In a newly released Twitter video posted by the 44- iggy azalea , technology and computing , wochit en ...

  21. Erykah Badu Disses Iggy Azalea During 'Soul Train Awards' Monologue

    Erykah Badu Disses Iggy Azalea During 'Soul Train Awards' Monologue

    December 02, 2015 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Erykah Badu says what Iggy Azalea does is 'definitely not rap.' iggy azalea , Rap , T.I. , soul train awards , disses , 5minmedia , slams , ETonline , Erykah Badu , celebrity news Videos Erykah Badu ...

  22. Erykah Badu Calls In Andre 3000 on 'But You Caint Use My Phone' Mixtape

    November 27, 2015 11:45 AM EST 1.34 k 0 56 Erykah Badu made timelines bling when her  But You Caint Use My Phone  mixtape slid into iTunes at midnight on Friday (Nov. 27). The phone-themed project finds @fatbellybella cruising on different slow jams that serve as a nod to her 1997 hit ...

  23. Erykah Badu Talks Drake, Jay Electronica Making an Album & 'But You Caint Use My Phone' Mixtape

    November 24, 2015 1:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Erykah Badu is a walking bag of quotables. For her first rendezvous on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club , the unfiltered songstress was an open book while discussing her relationships with Jay Electronica  (who popped up at the 21-minute mark), Andr ...

  24. Boyz II Men & Brandy Added as Soul Train Awards Performers

    November 05, 2015 5:36 PM EST 0 0 0 The Soul Train Awards have added two new performers to the lineup: Brandy and Boyz II Men . Also, L.A. Reid , Kat Graham and Jaheim have been added to the list of presenters. Earlier this week,  Billboard  reported that Fantasia ,  Jazmine Sullivan ...

  25. Listen to Erykah Badu Cover Drake's 'Hotline Bling'

    October 02, 2015 8:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Drake 's sticky-sweet "Hotline Bling" has been steadily climbing the charts since its release back in July (when it was billed as part of the package of Meek Mill diss tracks), garnering covers by everyone from R&B upstart Alessia ...

  26. Essence Festival 2015 Day 3 Highlights: Mystikal, Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott & More

    July 05, 2015 2:04 PM EDT Saturday night (July 4) at New Orleans Superdome proved to be the most eventful evening of this year's Essence Music Festival. The crowd was younger, but of course the headlining artists, Usher and Missy Elliott can be credited with bringin ...

  27. BET Experience 2015: The Roots, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes & More Pay Tribute to J Dilla

    June 28, 2015 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Day three of BET Experience brought some serious hip-hop heads to L.A. Live's Club Nokia on Saturday night (June 27). Black Thought, Questlove and the rest of The Roots were joined by Erykah Badu and a grab bag of other artists to pay homage to ...

  28. Erykah Badu and The Roots Pay Tribute to Hip-Hop in Concert With YG, The LOX, and Freeway: Exclusive

    June 24, 2015 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Erykah Badu  performing with The Roots is a special occasion all on its own -- add a 20-minute ode to hip-hop, complete with guest appearances from YG , the LOX, and Freeway , and it becomes one for the ages. At last month's 8th Annual Roots Pi ...

  29. Watch Robert Glasper Perform Musiq Soulchild's 'So Beautiful' Live at Capitol Studios: Exclusive

    June 16, 2015 9:55 AM EDT Grammy award-winning pianist and bandleader Robert Glasper has earned considerable acclaim both within the jazz world and beyond for his choice collaborations with artists across genres. His two most recent albums, Black Radio and Black Radio 2 ...

  30. Watch Hiatus Kaiyote Perform Three Songs on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

    June 04, 2015 2:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hiatus Kaiyote has wrapped their U.S. tour by performing a mini-set for  Jimmy Kimmel Live. The Australian "future-soul" group played "By Fire" on air and a bonus track "Breathing Underwater," both of which are lifted f ...

  31. Erykah Badu Brings Soul to 8th Annual Roots Picnic: Concert Review

    June 01, 2015 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 The idea of "soul music" has become a shell of its former self, bringing to mind only the legacies of aging greats and their halfhearted pop progeny. At Saturday's (May 30) eighth annual Roots Picnic, however, audience members receive ...

  32. Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment Aim To Melt Your Cynicism On 'Surf'

    May 30, 2015 3:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The origins of Surf , Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment's new release, are hard to explain. A lot of the attention the album's received stems from the involvement of Chance the Rapper , a virtuosic MC from Chicago, though this isn ...

  33. Ne-Yo, Babyface, Erykah Badu & More Set for Steve Harvey's Neighborhood Awards Weekend

    May 22, 2015 7:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ne-Yo , Erykah Badu , Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds , Jazmine Sullivan and Jodeci will be among the performers joining TV/radio personality Steve Harvey for the 2015 Neighborhood Awards Weekend. The four-day mix of concerts, comedy, seminars an ...

  34. Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returns To Essence Festival

    May 05, 2015 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will close out the Essence Festival’s July 3 tribute to the city of New Orleans in recognition of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The special tribute also marks the popular R&B group’s return to the Esse ...

  35. Tidal Is Pinning Its Hopes on Exclusives, But Does That Content Even Matter?

    April 08, 2015 2:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tidal, the new music subscription service purchased by Jay Z and co-owned by 16 other musicians, is touting its exclusive content as an advantage over competing services such as Spotify -- but exactly how much of an advantage Tidal can get is still ...

  36. Willow & Jaden Smith Talk Driving Lessons With Dad Will Smith and Saying No to Auto-Tune

    March 06, 2015 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 When Will Smith was a teenager, he rapped about how parents just don't understand -- but his 14-year-old daughter Willow and 16-year-old son Jaden aren't singing the same tune. "My dad is awesome. I wouldn't be where I am right n ...

  37. Missy Elliott, Usher Join Essence Fest Lineup

    March 04, 2015 3:05 PM EST Missy Elliott 's post-Super Bowl XLIX comeback marches forward as the rapper will make her Essence Festival debut when the annual event returns to New Orleans on July 2-5. Also just added to the lineup is fellow Grammy Award-winner Usher , ...

  38. Azealia Banks Vows to Give Up Twitter for Lent: 'I Need to Give My Mind a Break'

    March 03, 2015 5:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Azealia Banks won't be starting any Twitter tirades this month. She's vowed to give-up tweeting for Lent. "I missed the beginning of Lent but better late than never. I'm going off tweets until April 2nd!! My management will tweet ...

  39. Erykah Badu 'Tried' Azealia Banks' Music: What's Azealia's Response?

    February 14, 2015 8:46 PM EST When Erykah Badu recently shared her thoughts about Azealia Banks ' music on social media, the latter was listening -- and from there Badu quickly found herself the subject of Banks' Twitter feed, marking just the latest social media scu ...

  40. Tyler, the Creator and Erykah Badu to Appear in Adult Swim's 'Black Dynamite'

    December 22, 2014 1:20 PM EST The Jan. 10 episode tackles police brutality. Tyler, the Creator and Erykah Badu will be lending their vocal talents to an hourlong special of Black Dynamite on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Set to premiere Jan. 10 at 10:30 p.m. (ET), the new epis ...

  41. Meet Lion Babe, the Soul and R&B Duo Poised to Take Over in 2015

    December 09, 2014 5:57 PM EST Lion Babe, an experimental soul duo from New York’s Lower East Side, is gearing up for an R&B takeover in 2015. The group is made up of producer and multi-instrumentalist Lucas Goodman, 26, and singer-songwriter Jillian Hervey, 25, who also ha ...

  42. Erykah Badu Makes $3.60 Singing on NYC Streets

    October 15, 2014 7:30 PM EDT Erykah Badu is a Grammy-winning singer known for her powerful R&B vocals, but in NYC last week, she was just another street performer. The artist filmed herself heading to Times Square for an anonymous busking session last Friday, and Okaypl ...

  43. One Music Fest Executives Talk Talent Scouting & Future of the Brand

    September 12, 2014 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Saturday, Sept. 13, One Music Fest returns to Atlanta for its fifth year. The festival has grown to become one of late summer's mandatory activities for music lovers in the Peach State. In fact, many attendees come from far beyond the Georgi ...

  44. Maxwell Recruits Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Robert Glasper & More for 2015 Cruise

    August 18, 2014 6:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer's inaugural Maxwell + The 7 Seas Caribbean cruise commences May 2015. Erykah Badu , Anthony Hamilton , Ledisi , Robert Glasper , Chrisette Michele , Eric Roberson and Boney James are among the headliners who will join Maxwell on the sing ...

  45. Essence Festival Hits Record Attendance for 20th Anniversary

    July 08, 2014 8:43 AM EDT The Essence Festival's 20th anniversary set a record for annual attendance, with more than 550,000 participants celebrating four days of R&B music, community and black culture at the New Orleans' convention center and Superdome, orga ...

  46. Erykah Badu Awkwardly Interrupts Live TV News Report on Shia LaBeouf Arrest: Watch

    June 29, 2014 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 News reporter Mario Diaz of New York station PIX 11 was caught off guard by Erykah Badu while doing a live television broadcast about the recent arrest of actor Shia LaBeouf. Erykah Badu Reunites with Dave Chappelle at Radio City: Live Review As see ...

  47. Bonnaroo: 10 Most Legendary Moments

    June 11, 2014 12:01 PM EDT From Beck's puppetry to D'Angelo's comeback to Macca's epic set, these are the 10 most unforgettable moments from the Tennessee fest. The 2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival , another weekend of heat, porta-potties and hope ...

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