iOS app Android app

Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu Shares Touching Tribute To Prince On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.22.2016 | Black Voices

As the world mourns the loss of Prince, celebrities are sharing memories about the music icon. On Thursday evening, Erykah Badu posted a touching trib...

Erykah Badu Gets Candid About Trump And Black Lives Matter

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.21.2016 | Black Voices

Erykah Badu has never been one to bite her tongue when it comes to sharing her opinion on social issues. And when it comes to politics, the singer mad...

Every Small City Deserves An Event Like Tampa's Gasparilla Music Festival

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

While many artists and companies in the music world focus on making a splash in the biggest markets in the country--New York City, Los Angeles, Chicag...

10 Black Celebs You Probably Didn't Know Were Vegan

The Huffington Post | Shonitria Anthony | Posted 02.26.2016 | Black Voices

Veganism, a diet that consists of zero animal products, is everywhere lately. Vegan cookbooks and products are sprouting up all over and even Ben & Je...

Pyer Moss Puts On Yet Another Powerful Fashion Show

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.15.2016 | Style

Kerby Jean-Raymond is a rare breed -- he is a fashion designer that is dedicated to serving up his expertly executed designs for the label Pyer Moss w...

Can Trap Soul Thrive as a Music Genre

Nigel Isaiah | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Nigel Isaiah

"We are very excited about @brysontiller's #TRAPSOUL. Hope you are too. Listen here first" Apple Music tweeted in regards to Bryson Tiller's LP, T R A...

André 3000 Breaks His Silence On His Studio Reunion With Erykah Badu

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.07.2016 | Black Voices

Erykah Badu’s collaboration with ex-boyfriend André 3000 was an unexpected reunion for many fans when she released her November mixtape, “But You...

Erykah Badu Apologizes To Iggy Azalea In A Video Clip

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment

.@kayyci #AskBadu pic.twitter.com/vXOKApaEpT— ErykahBadoula (@fatbellybella) December 7, 2015 It seems only Erykah Badu can share a video apo...

6 Pieces of Necessary Advice From Erykah Badu

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.07.2015 | Black Voices

Erykah Badu blessed Twitter with her wisdom as she hosted a Q&A session with her followers on Monday. Using the hashtag #AskBadu, the artist gave her ...

Miss Me With the Pass for R. Kelly

EBONY.com | Posted 12.03.2015 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

R. Kelly is a star. He is celebrated widely. He is a man that Black women trust, stand proudly on stage with and call "brother." He is, most importantly, a man who has had repetitive, well-documented and authenticated sex with children and has called himself the "Pied Piper" to mock them.

Iggy Azalea Is Back And Tired Of Your Criticism

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment

Iggy Azalea is back on Twitter, and she sounds exhausted. The rapper tweeted out a few vague responses to criticism that came from Erykah Badu at Sun...

Erykah Badu Majorly Disses Iggy Azalea

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.30.2015 | Entertainment

Celebrity feuds have become commonplace in the music (and entertainment) industry: Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj, Miley Cy...

5 Reasons Erykah Badu Is Everyone's Kindred Spirit

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.25.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...

Erykah Badu Accuses Black Eyed Peas Of Stealing Her Video Concept

Stereogum | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.21.2015 | Black Voices

Erykah Badu has spotted some startling similarities between the Black Eyed Peas’ brand new music video for “Yesterday” and her 2008 video for ...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Hennessy Doc Explores Brand's Relationship with African-Americans

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 06.11.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

So what do you get when you combine a spirit brand with social justice, stir, and garnish with a jazz and hip-hop twist? The answer is all in the title of the documentary An Unexpected History: The Story of Hennessy and African-Americans.

The Roots Aim To Expand Music Festival Following Record-Breaking Ticket Sales

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.01.2015 | Black Voices

Music festival season is upon us, and that means that the legendary Roots crew will host their 8th annual Roots Picnic on May 30 at Philadelphia’s F...

Broccoli City Set to Host 3rd Annual Earth Day Fest in D.C

Choyce Miller | Posted 06.22.2015 | DC
Choyce Miller

Broccoli City Festival 2015 will consist of a variety of activities aimed at highlighting accessible ways healthier and more environmentally sustainable lifestyles can be achieved in urban communities.

Lena Hall at Café Carlyle: "I'm a B Side Kind of Girl"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

She'll be performing at the Carlyle till April 18. Watt White, her music director said that the Carlyle may mark the beginning of a tour; he will be joining Hall in San Francisco, bringing "Sin and Salvation" to Feinstein's at Hotel Nikko.

Neo Soul Singer Jaguar Wright: Homophobia Was Shaken Out of Me When I Was 12

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a fag hag," declares Jaguar Wright proudly with a warm laugh. "Yes, baby! I love the kids - love the kids - and the kids love me."

Azealia Banks Sparked A Twitter Fight With Erykah Badu, And Things Got Personal

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.17.2015 | Black Voices

There wasn't much love between Azealia Banks and Erykah Badu this Valentine's Day. On Thursday, a Twitter fan asked Badu if she listens to Banks' ...

Art vs. Begging and the Reality of Modern-Day Manhattan

Sean Bradford | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

First off, there are rules and etiquette to busking, also known as street performance. Rule number one is you never ask people for money. This is not an act of desperation, but an act of self-promotion.

Erykah Badu Made $3.60 Singing In Times Square

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment

A-plus prankster Erykah Badu teamed up with OkayPlayer to release a video in which she tries to sing for money in Manhattan's Times Square. "In no way...

Sonic Dreams: Exclusive Interview With PELL

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

There is a space where existential nuance and personal confession all exist in the rhythms of a dreamscape universe. This is the world of Pell, and with his recent album Floating While Dreaming, he transports us to a universe of varied influences manifested in ambient sounds and serious hip-hop grooves.

The Best Singles of the 1990s That Missed the Top 50, Part 2

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If some of these are unfamiliar, take a listen -- they might just change your life for the better as they did mine twenty some years ago.

Songs That Made Me Want to Work in Music

Lily Golightly | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Lily Golightly

I've always known that I've wanted to work in the music industry -- my childhood was filled with mirror-dancing to Debbie Gibson and Tiffany with visi...