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Posted on 19 April 2018 | 5:39 am
Toke It Up: 5 Songs By Dallas Musicians
Dallas ObserverToke It Up: 5 Songs By Dallas Musicians About WeedDallas ObserverSpeaking of the old days, in her album Worldwide Underground, which debuted at No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, Dallas R&B musician Erykah Badu references pot in the song “Back in the Day (Puff)." With smooth instrumentals and crisp harmonies ...
Posted on 19 April 2018 | 2:01 am
Erykah Badu, Miguel, Jhené Aiko to headline
Los Angeles TimesErykah Badu, Miguel, Jhené Aiko to headline inaugural Smokin ...Los Angeles TimesErykah Badu performs during the inaugural Soulquarius festival at the Observatory grounds on Feb.18, 2017, in Santa Ana. (Gina Ferazzi). Erykah Badu, Miguel, Jhené Aiko will be the headliners of the inaugural Smokin Grooves Festival in Long Beach. Set ...and more »
Posted on 18 April 2018 | 5:33 pm
Erykah Badu, a 4/20 Celebration and 12 Other
Willamette WeekErykah Badu, a 4/20 Celebration and 12 Other Things to Do and See in Portland April 18-24Willamette WeekWednesday, April 18. Erykah Badu. (courtesy of Facebook). Few modern R&B artists have carved a lane as distinctive as the esteemed Ms. Badu. She began her career in the thick of the neo-soul movement before moving into weirder, more mystical realms ...
Posted on 17 April 2018 | 5:15 pm
Chene Park will host Erykah Badu, the Roots,
Detroit Metro TimesChene Park will host Erykah Badu, the Roots, Kamasi Washington, and more this summerDetroit Metro TimesOne of Detroit's most exciting concerts spaces for jazz and pop is back with a stacked lineup for the upcoming summer concert season. Today, Chene Park announced the performers for the upcoming concert season and it's jam-packed with some of the ...
Posted on 16 April 2018 | 12:19 pm
R&B Diva Jill Scott Doesn’t Settle for
If the track recalls those initial comparisons that Scott drew to Erykah Badu, it stands tall on its own. Another track, “Fool’s Gold,” released as the album’s first single in May, is as inventive as anything that’s riding high on the R&B/hip-hop ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:29 am
Andra Day, ‘Cheers to the Fall’
One thought emerges upon listening to San Diego native Andra Day’s inspired debut: Oh, that voice. A little Nina Simone, a little Erykah Badu, a little Amy Winehouse, the singer arrives all Andra Day. This confident, stylish pop R&B record ushers in a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:02 am
Moses Sumney – “Pleas”
That’s all it needs to be because this guy has a gift. Listen below. The “Seeds” b/w “Pleas” 7″ is out 10/30 on Terrible Records. Pre-order it here. Sumney plays the Hollywood Bowl this Sunday, 8/30 with Erykah Badu and St. Vincent.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:14 am
When Jay Electronica Casts Stones at
The release featured former girlfriend Erykah Badu singing his praises — a hell of a nod for someone who’d had yet to drop a widely recognized mixtape, let alone a single. Co-signs from the likes of Jay Z and Just Blaze, the most accomplished rapper ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:23 am
Thundercat Is Modern Music’s Secret Weapon
That led to playing on records by artists like Erykah Badu and Kendrick Lamar—whose 2015 album, To Pimp a Butterfly, was recorded with Thundercat as a strong creative influence. Pimp was hailed as much for its sonic texture as for Lamar’s incendiary ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:11 pm