Erykah Badu

The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part Two – 75 to 51

May 24, 2016

Last week, we brought you the first 25 songs of our 101 Great Songs of All Time feature. The initial batch represented the varied and diverse tastes of the AU’s contributors and as we continue on with our look at some of the best music made across multiple genres, this week’s instalment takes in sounds […]

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Erykah Badu, Neon Indian, Kelela and more for Vans’ 50th Anniversary show at SXSW

March 1, 2016

So, this is pretty big for SXSW Music attendees. Vans, who’ve long maintained a solid and popular presence in Austin during the festival, are celebrating 50 years of ‘Off the Wall’ heritage this year, incorporating action sports, arts, music and street culture. This SXSW, the Vans family are putting on one hell of a birthday […]

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Erykah Badu releases remix of Kanye West’s “Real Friends”

January 13, 2016

Kanye West’s collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, “Real Friends”, was shared online last week as part of the rapper-producer’s revitalised “GOOD Fridays” series, presenting us a with a dusty, soulful track leaning towards the earlier days of ‘Ye’s career. Just days later and supreme soul queen Erykah Badu has added her own spin to the […]

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Erykah Badu throws the solar eclipse of shade at Iggy Azalea during Soul Train Awards

November 30, 2015

The supreme Ms Erykah Badu didn’t waste any time chucking media a juicy headline within the first few minutes of this year’s Soul Train Awards, throwing some serious shade Iggy Azalea’s way by implying that the pop-rapper is unequivocally “not rap”. Currently streaming her phone-themed mixtape, But You Caint Use My Phone – her first […]

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Erykah Badu and Andre 3000 team up for “Hello”

November 27, 2015

The supreme Erykah Badu has released yet another song about telephones, this time calling upon the free-flowing Andre 3000 to lace the sparkling neo-soul number with both an opening rap and a melodic harmony. “Hello”, which samples “Hello It’s Me” by the great The Isley Brothers, features the former lovers crooning over a breezy production […]

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Erykah Badu shares single “Phone Down” ahead of new mixtape

November 11, 2015

Recent news that Erykah Badu will be releasing a new mixtape, titled You Cain’t Use My Phone, sent her many fans around the world into frenzy. We don’t often get full projects from the Queen of Neo-Soul nowadays, so her being inspired enough to give us a bunch of new material is a big deal. […]

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