Badu obviously has it.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
While you may have witnessed <a href="http://www.smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/11/dj-premier-nas-feat-the-berklee-symphony-orchestra-regeneration-video">Nas & DJ Premier with the Berklee Symphony Orchestra</a>, you might not know where the concurring Re:Generation name is coming from.
Sweeter than a whole pantry of blackberry jam, Erykah Badu just keeps humming to our heart's content.
"Got about a hundred friends, That ain't caught on to trends" The 1999 single "Southern Gul" was actual more of a <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/category/music/audio/loosies/the-ipod-shuffle">Shuffle</a> since the track did randomly hit my iPod today.
The 9th Wonder of the world has recently <a href="http://www.thesermonsdomain.com/2011/08/08/preach-on-sermon-wonder-the-throne/">been taking heat</a> for his opinions regarding Watch The Throne's quality but come September 27th, 2011, the producer will have the opportunity to prove he can do much better.
What started as a conversation and CD exchange at last year's A3C Festival in Atlanta culminates in us presenting <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/godsilla">Gods'Illa's</a> CPR: The Blend Tape today.
Hennessy's throwing a BYOB party for everyone and it's taking place in the comfort of your home.
Far from being restricted to their Southern rock label, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/my-morning-jacket">My Morning Jacket</a> showcased their varied musical palette at a recent show in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.
My Twitter and Tumblr feeds have been blowing up for the last couple of hours with people going nuts over Erykah Badu joining My Morning Jacket on stage in Louisville, Kentucky last night in a performance that was streamed live on YouTube.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/04/video-erykah-badu-fall-in-love-in-studio-performance"> My mind's playing tricks on me or something. Look back at my last few posts and a great majority of them have been of the non-Hip-Hop variety, give or take a few. And you know what? We're just going to keep the party going. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/erykah-badu">Erykah Badu's</a> New Amerykah Part Two still commands spins around my iPod these days mainly because it acts as a superb audio and mental masseuse.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=182647"> Oh, the new age <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/04/youre-in-danger">Betty Davis</a>, we all love her with the voice sounding like sweet nectar of the gods and the mystique she carries.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=179488"> Alter egos exist throughout music, giving artists room to experiment without their main hustle suffering too many repercussions. Badu's one who can ply her wares in almost any musical lane and fans will find a way to follow along to her Pied Piper tunes and it's mostly because she's a crafty sorceress, adept and well-studied. As evidenced in the visual short below, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dj-lo-down-loretta-brown">Lo Down Loretta Brown</a>, the performance name Erykah rocks as a DJ, knows the pulse of what people want, able to dictate the pace of music from behind the DJ booth just as well as she can the microphone while singing.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/08/erykah-badu-feat-rick-ross-window-seat-remix-x-turn-me-away-get-munny-video"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/erykah-badu">Badu's</a> back with a Flying Lotus-directed treatment for "Gone Baby, Don't Be Long," while wait on part dos of the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/08/erykah-badu-feat-rick-ross-window-seat-remix-x-turn-me-away-get-munny-video">"Turn Me Away"</a> joint.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/04/a-look-at-erykah-badus-new-amerykah-part-two"> It’s rare in the days of green screens and redundant themes that music videos are treated as a medium for storytelling. Providing the outlaw yin to <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/03/erykah-badu-window-seat-video">the original video’s</a> metaphorical yang, Erykah & Rick embark on a journey too big for one song to contain.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/rick-ross-teflon-don-tracklisting"> For his third victory lap in the backseat of luxury, Ross again flags down some prestigious passengers to join him along for the ride. After all, they all can fit right? Apparently so. Ms. Erykah Badu navigates the track with her sultry vocals and chauffeur cap while Tip and Kiss detail the spoils of the high life from the side windows. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/rick-ross">Ricky</a> tops it off with a grandiose verse in slouch mode as if to capture the effects of him spilling lobster bisque all over his beard.
Jo Jo R Manute Bol's Gigantic Heart [The Root] A Look At Erykah Badu Through The Years [Black Voices] Indie Intro: 5 Things You Need To Know About Wild Nothing [Complex] 8 Rejected 'Toy Story 3' Characters [College Humor] Sucks To Be A Smoker In [...].
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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/04/dr-dre-confirms-single-with-jay-z-detox-setfor-2010"> I know you spend a lot of time in the studio Dre, but what's up? By your appearance at <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/04/dr-dre-confirms-single-with-jay-z-detox-setfor-2010">Fenway on Sunday</a> to peddle your headphones with Jimmy, I'm pretty sure you didn't think yesterday was April 1st did you.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/03/erykah-badu-window-seat-video"> A woman better described as "Mother Earth" or "Aphrodite" sirens from your speakers and stands <a href="http://lala.com/zzCSY">20 Feet Tall</a> over you.