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Erykah Badu: An interview

Evelyn McDonnell, Interview, 26 November 2008

IT'S BEEN MORE THAN A DECADE since a songstress from Dallas with her hair wrapped in a Nefertiti scarf first unleashed her boho soul upon the rest of the world. Singing womanist anthems in her reedy voice, Badu proved to be a true original-and many have followed in her footsteps. Now, it's the year of the New Amerykah (Universal Motown). Badu plans to follow the February release of the first album of that name, subtitled 4th World War, with part two, Return of the Ankh, later this year.

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