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Erykah Badu archive

Erykah Badu answers questions on stage during the Red Bull Music Academy, a series of lectures and performances in New York City.

Read A Night Of Worship In The Church Of Badu

May 3, 2013 – Answering questions on stage in New York recently, Erykah Badu was more like a guru than a pop star.

Read 50 Favorites: A-B

December 1, 2010 – The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Arcade Fire and more artists from A to B.

Gaga in Telephone Video

Listen From Elvis To Lady Gaga: Playing With Shock Value In Music

May 28, 2010 – Lady Gaga and M.I.A. are among the artists continuing the tradition of shock value in music.


Erykah Badu

Read 'New Amerykah Part 2': Badu Comes Full Circle

April 8, 2010 – On New Amerykah Part 2, the music's inviting warmth complements Erykah Badu's persona.

Listen Assisted Listen: Erykah Badu's 'New Amerykah'

April 14, 2008 – Critic Sasha Frere-Jones says Erykah Badu's New Amerykah: Part One is worth another listen.


Listen Janet Jackson's Big on 'Discipline'

February 26, 2008 – Test drive new releases from Janet Jackson, Dolly Parton and Erykah Badu.


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