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

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Erykah Badu backstage at Day 1 of Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp at Monarch, San Francisco, CA on February 21, 2014

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 "Tyrone," where she famously sang, "I think ya better call Tyrone / And Tell him come on, help you get your shit."

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After releasing her own version of Drake's "Hotline Bling," aptly titled "Cel U Lar Device," and the original track "Phone Down" over the past two months, the singer also brings back New Edition's 1984 classic with "Mr. Telephone Man" on Phone

Scroll through the tracklist and see the singer's former flame and her son's father, Andre 3000, appear on "Hello." Not to be mistaken for Adele's comeback single, the mellow record spotlights 3 Stacks and Badu's synergy on wax while offering OutKast stans the kind of material they've been waiting on for years. 

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Badu's new release will be exclusively on iTunes and streaming on Apple Music for one week before hitting other digital retailers and streaming services on Dec. 4. But You Caint Use My Phone marks her first project since 2010's New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh). 


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