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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...

6th April 2015

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...

By Elinor Cosgrave | 31st March 2015

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...

26th February 2015

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...

17th February 2015

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...

27th January 2015

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Rapper Tyler, the Creator and Erykah Badu have added their vocal talents to a controversial upcoming hour-long episode of adult cartoon series Black Dynamite, which tackles police brutality. The Wizard of Watts episode will air...

22nd December 2014

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R&B star Erykah Badu's ego took a hit on Friday (10Oct14) when she hit the streets of New York undercover to busk and made just $3.60 (Gbp2.25). No one recognised Badu.

16th October 2014

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...

30th June 2014

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...

By Michael West | 23rd May 2014

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),...

1st May 2014

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...

29th April 2014

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...

6th February 2014

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...

12th December 2013

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...

12th December 2013

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...

13th September 2013

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...

By Lauren James | 10th September 2013

Cedric The Entertainer Steals The Show On Bet Red Carpet (Video)

You can always rely on Cedric The Entertainer to get the red-carpet rocking ahead of an industry bash. Real name Cedric Antonio Kyles, the American actor and comedian showed up at the 2013 BET Honors...

By Michael West | 15th January 2013

Nas Is The New Face Of Hennessy

Rapper Nas has followed in the footsteps of director Martin Scorsese and singer Erykah Badu after signing on as the new face of luxury cognac brand Hennessy.The Hero hitmaker will serve as the spokesperson of...

14th January 2013

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The Flaming Lips are considering replacing Erykah Badu with Amanda Palmer on their new cover of The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face after the R&B star objected to the video she shot with...

29th June 2012

Shia Labeouf Goes Full Frontal For Sigur Ros, Twitter Responds

Shia Labeouf has become the latest celeb to get his kit off all in the name of art and working with bands who believe that nudity is the way to go in realising their concept....

19th June 2012

Wayne Coyne: 'Badu Loves Controversy'

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has broken his silence about his Twitter.com war of words with Erykah Badu over the premature release of their controversial new video.Coyne released a statement apologising for the leak of...

11th June 2012

Wayne Coyne Explains Disturbing Badu Video As Fans Protest

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne is attempting to patch up his friendship with R&B star Erykah Badu via Twitter.com after upsetting the singer by prematurely releasing the disturbing video accompanying their The First Time...

7th June 2012

Erykah Badu 'Violated' By Nude Flaming Lips Video

Erykah Badu has criticised the US rock group the Flaming Lips for posting a video online which contained footage of her and her sister Nayrok, naked. The footage was part of a promo video for...

7th June 2012

Erykah Badu Upset With Flaming Lips Video Leak

R&B star Erykah Badu is upset with rockers the Flaming Lips after they accidentally leaked a provocative new collaboration video online without her permission.The racy promo accompanying Badu's duet with Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, The...

7th June 2012

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Soul singer Erykah Badu has become the new face of top cognac brand Hennessy. The On & On singer appears in new ads for the drinks firm, which feature excerpts of her poetry.

4th April 2012

Erykah Badu Opens Up About Concert Controversy

Erykah Badu is adamant she is not angry about her cancelled concert in Malaysia, insisting she can understand why government officials felt the need to ban her from performing.The R&B star flew to the Asian...

29th February 2012

Erykah Badu Banned From Malaysia Over Allah Tattoos

Erykah Badu 's forthcoming show in Malaysia has been cancelled, a report from Bbc News reveals. The Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter has reportedly offended Malaysian officials with a promotional photograph revealing the word 'Allah'...

28th February 2012

Erykah Badu Banned From Performing In Malaysia

Erykah Badu has been banned from performing a concert in Malaysia after officials reportedly objected to a photograph of the singer sporting religious body art.The R&B star arrived in the Asian country this weekend (25-26Feb12)...

28th February 2012

Rock The Bells Festival Finale Cancelled

A hip-hop concert set to feature headline performances from Lauryn Hill, Nas and Erykah Badu has been cancelled.The Rock The Bells festival series was scheduled to wrap up in Boston, Massachusetts on 24 September (11)...

16th September 2011

Badu Broke Common's Heart In Phone Call

Rapper/actor Common will never forget the day soul icon Erykah Badu broke his heart - she dumped him over the phone after falling for someone else.The stars dated for two years before their split in...

13th September 2011

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First Taste Of 'Batman V Superman': Someone's Going To Bleed [Trailer + Pictures]

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Music-focused ACM Ceremony Remind Us What Award Shows Should Be Like

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