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Erykah Badu Donating Concert Funds For Rape Kit Testing

The On & On singer has partnered up with event management company The Right Productions to raise money for Michigan Women's Foundation campaign and Enough SAID (Enough Sexual Assault in Detroit), which aim...

Stars Deliver Series Of Emotional Prince Tributes At Bet Awards

The heavily trailed celebration of the singer, who died in April (16), saw a number of top musicians performing the late musician's songs throughout the ceremony, hosted by America's Black Entertainment Television Network(BET)...

Justin Timberlake And Jessica Biel's Son Is A 'Serious Ham'

The celebrity couple welcomed its first child, Silas, last year (15) and celebrated his first birthday last month (Apr16). Proud mum Jessica admits watching her baby develop his own personality has been...

Erykah Badu Under Fire For Skirt Length Comments

The On & On singer took to Twitter.com on Monday night (11Apr16) to share her thoughts on a recent ruling by governors at a strict New Zealand school, who insisted girls wear their...

Erykah Badu Turning Stylist For New York Fashion Week Show

The Bag Lady singer, who is known for her eclectic wardrobe choices, will help to style the models wearing the Haitian-American's creations for the Pyer Moss Autumn/Winter 2016 runway presentation on 13 February...

Andre 3000 'Happy' To Reunite Musically With Ex Erykah Badu

The stars dated for around four years in the late 1990s and are parents to a son named Seven, and their split inspired Andre to pen the OutKast track Ms. Jackson about their...

Iggy Azalea Invites Erykah Badu's Daughters To Attend Upcoming Tour

Erykah took aim at the Australian star as she hosted the 2015 Soul Train Awards, which aired in America on 30 November (15), insisting the music she makes is "definitely not rap"....

Erykah Badu Posts Reluctant Apology To Iggy Azalea

The On & On legend put Iggy on blast as she hosted the 2015 Soul Train Awards, which aired in America on 30 November (15), after calling out the Fancy star during her...

Nas To Produce Teen Drug Drama

The One Mic star is lending his talents to The Land, a drama which follows four teenage boys with hopes of becoming professional skateboarders, but their dreams are dashed when they get entangled...

Iggy Azalea Returns To Twitter To Respond To Erykah Badu's Rap Diss

The On & On hitmaker hit headlines on Sunday (30Nov15) during her stint as the host of the 2015 Soul Train Awards, when she called out the Fancy rapper during her opening monologue,...

Erykah Badu Throws Some Serious Shade At Iggy Azalea During Soul Train Awards

Erykah Badu was the host for the 2015 Soul Train Awards on Sunday evening and the veteran singer certainly wasn't shy about voicing her opinion on one Iggy Azalea. In her opening monologue, Badu threw...

Jill Scott Has Big Night At Soul Train Awards

The Grammy winner was presented with the inaugural prize which recognised the star for her longstanding presence in the industry and influence on the world of music. Upon accepting the award, she...

Erykah Badu Slams Iggy Azalea At Soul Train Awards

The On & On hitmaker served as the host of the annual ceremony, which was televised in America on Sunday (29Nov15), and during her opening monologue, Erykah pretended to call celebrities inviting them...

Erykah Badu Befriended Drake After Asking Him To Speak At Son's School

The singer reveals she reached out to Drake out of the blue in 2009 in an effort to please her boy Seven, her now-18-year-old son with Outkast star Andre 3000 - and she...

Erykah Badu Embarrassed Tyrese Gibson At Soul Train Awards

Badu, who was hosting the ceremony - which airs in America on Sunday (29Nov15), took exception to Gibson conducting business as she hit the stage, and decided to challenge the Fast & Furious...

Erykah Badu: 'I'm Not Pregnant, Just Fat'

The On & On hitmaker, 44, hit the stage at The Roots' annual Roots Picnic festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday (31May15), wearing a white crop top that showed her bare belly, but...

Erykah Badu Debuts Western On Jay Z's Tidal

Beyonce and Rihanna dropped exclusives on Tidal over the Easter weekend (03-05Apr15), and Badu quietly debuted her short film They Die By Dawn on the streaming site on Saturday (04Apr15). The 50-minute...

Michelle Obama Gives Impassioned & Encouraging Speech At Black Girls Rock! Awards

Michelle Obama continued spreading her message of education whilst attending the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday (28th March). The First Lady gave an impassioned speech at the event and encouraged the audience, which...

Erykah Badu Interviewed About Grounded Flights At Texas Airport

Soul singer Erykah Badu made an unexpected appearance on a local Texas news station this week (begs23Feb15) after inclement weather conditions grounded her flight from Dallas to Los Angeles.The On & On hitmaker was among...

Erykah Badu Refuses To Engage In Twitter Feud With Azealia Banks

Soul icon Erykah Badu decided to spread a little love on Valentine's Day (14Feb15) after refusing to be drawn into a Twitter feud with confrontational rapper Azealia Banks.The dispute began on Thursday (12Feb15), when a...

Common And Erykah Badu Lead Sundance Tribute To Nina Simone

Common, Aloe Blacc and Erykah Badu were among the stars who celebrated the music of jazz legend Nina Simone at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Sunday night (25Jan15), performing new renditions of her...

Erykah Badu Interrupts Live News Broadcast

R&B star Erykah Badu interrupted a live news broadcast in New York by walking into shot and attempting to kiss the reporter.In a video that has emerged online, Badu is seen walking up behind reporter...

Red Bull Music Academy Festival Set For Ultimate Closing Party In New York

Firstly, we recognise that reporting on a mixture of New York parties, eclectic performances and signature lectures from prominent music movers and shakers could seem, well, immaterial. Let's face it, Gotham is one long eclectic...

Erykah Badu Courts Controversy With Swaziland Performance

R&B star Erykah Badu is under fire from human rights activists after performing for Swaziland's controversial King Mswati Iii.The singer serenaded Mswati for his 46th birthday as a favour for a friend last Thursday (26Apr14),...

Solange Knowles Has Style 'Fatigue'

Solange Knowles is sick of her style.The singer is known for her loud, clashing prints and outlandish outfits, but admits she's been keeping things a bit simpler recently and is leaning towards more ''subtle'' clothes.She...

Erykah Badu: Musicians Inspire Fashion Designers

Erykah Badu thinks musicians are the future of fashion.The neo-soul singer was chosen by Givenchy's Riccardo Tisci to front his spring 2014 campaign and believes the current trend for stars like Lady Gaga posing for...

Erykah Badu To Front Givenchy Campaign

Erykah Badu has become the new face of Givenchy.The stylish soul singer has been chosen by Ricardo Tisci to front the French fashion house's new Africa-meets-Japan themed campaign, which is modelled entirely by women of...

Erykah Badu Is New Face Of Givenchy

R&B star Erykah Badu has been named the new face of fashion house Givenchy.The singer will front the luxury label's upcoming 2014 spring campaign. The company's creative director, Riccardo Tisci, has praised Badu for...

Janelle Monae Discovered Her Superpowers On New Album

Janelle Monae new album 'The Electric Lady' is about a ''superhero'' she has devised.The 'Tightrope' singer claims she had been inspired by ''strong'' women such as US First Lady Michelle Obama when recording the follow-up...

Janelle MonáE "Genuinely Inspired" By 'Electric Lady' On Latest Album

Singer Janelle Monáe has dropped her sophomore album, Electric Lady, following on from 2010's debut The ArchAndroid. The 27 year-old, who has become famous for her distinctive glamorous tuxedo style, has carved out a musical...

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