Erykah Badu

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WATCH: Soulquarians' Story Comes to Life in New Animated Short

See how Questlove, Erykah Badu, D’Angelo and a host of other Black musicians came together to develop a new sonic blueprint for hip hop and R&B in the late ’90s. 

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Beyoncé, Brandy, Teddy Riley Honored at Soul Train Awards

The Erykah Badu-hosted awards ceremony aired on BET last night. Watch some video highlights, including an epic medley from Teddy Riley and a cypher with Gladys Knight and Angie Stone.

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In Trying Times, Some Songs for Healing and Persevering

From Run the Jewels to Solange, we offer our favorite artists’ work to help process the rage and hopelessness you might be feeling right now.

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Beyoncé and K-Dot, Sheila E. and More Tear Down the House at BET Awards

From Usher to Future to Janelle Monáe, the top Black artists and performers reigned supreme at the awards ceremony.

We Put Drake On Some Pictures Of Rachel Dolezal, Bobby Jindal and More

Hell. Yeah. F***ing. Right. 

Black Artists Pay Tribute To Prince

From Spike Lee’s block party to Erykah Badu’s lengthy Facebook tribute, see how some of your favorite musicians and artists honored The Purple One’s passing. 

Here's a New 'Miles Ahead' Clip to Finish Off Your Afternoon

Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic opens in theaters on April 1.  

2015 Favorites: the Breakdown

We asked tons of creators and changemakers to tell us their favorite music, TV shows and more of 2015. Here’s our breakdown of what hit with folks the most, by category. 

WATCH: Erykah Badu Breaks Down Social Media in New Interview

She also answers fans’ FaceTime calls. It’s very touching. 

Peace, Love and Soul: The Soul Train Awards Slays

Erykah Badu, Babyface and more showed up and showed out at the 2015 Soul Train Awards. But some viewers were not feeling the R. Kelly feature.

'But You Caint Use My Phone' Drops. Erykah Fans Rejoice

Ms. Badu drops her hilarious new mixtape, “But You Caint Use My Phone” via Apple and builds buzz for her upcoming hosting gig at Sunday’s Soul Train Awards. 

'Didn’t Cha Know' You Need To Hear This Stunning Erykah Badu Cover?

You really should listen to this. 

Erykah Badu's New Single Will Give You All The Feels

“Phone Down” is the new single off her upcoming mixtape, “You Cain’t Use My Phone.” 

ICYMI: Erykah Badu's 'Hotline Bling' Cover Might Be The Best One Yet

Who doesn’t love a little Erykah on a Monday? 

Erykah Badu Accuses Black Eyed Peas of Copping Her Video Concept

There are a lot of similarities between the videos for ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Honey,’ don’t you think? 

Azealia Banks Better Never Come For Erykah Badu's Queendom Again

Yet another example of her keeping it all the way one hunnid.

Erykah Badu Talks 'Completing the Cypher' With Childish Gambino

Okayplayer TV caught up with her after a recent performance at Berkeley’s Greek Theater.

Erykah Badu Performs in Times Square, Earns Less than $4

New York City just ain’t right.

Watch Erykah Badu Photobomb a Reporter on Live TV

Only in New York City.

THEESatisfaction: 'We're Proud to be an Option'

The Seattle-based duo talk about their road to making hip-hop infused funk.