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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

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Erykah Badu: Baduizm (Kedar Entertainment/Universal)

Review by Miles Marshall Lewis, Rolling Stone, 20 February 1997

PERHAPS THE first thing you notice about Erykah Badu is her uncanny vocal similarity to Billie Holiday – from the very beginning of Baduizm, Badu's ...

Sarah McLachlan, The Indigo Girls, Erykah Badu et al: Lilith Fair, Civic Stadium, Portland, Oregon

Live Review by RJ Smith, Spin, September 1998

BEFORE ANYTHING else is said about the opening night of the 57-date Lilith Fair, let's note the nice: The climate at Portland's Civic Stadium was ...

D’Angelo: Voodoo/Erykah Badu: Mama’s Gun/Kelis: Kaleidoscope

Review by Cleothus Hardcastle, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

SOMEHOW "SOUL" music lives on, clinging to life in the midst of the coldest, meanest materialism. Straight outta Brooklyn came two of the heirs to ...

Brave Heart: Erykah Badu

Profile and Interview by Miles Marshall Lewis, Oneworld, January 2001

THE BEIGE, NONDESCRIPT couches at New York's LaGuardia Airport are surprisingly comfortable. Seven Sirius Benjamin-the adorably precocious three-year-old son of Erykah Badu and André Benjamin ...

Erykah Badu: Apollo, Manchester

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 18 July 2001

I HAVE SEEN Bowie atop a giant glass spider and U2 stuck inside a lemon, but I cannot recall an entrance like Erykah Badu's. ...

Erykah Badu: Somerset House, London

Live Review by Sophie Heawood, The Guardian, 17 July 2006

IN HER BILLOWING WHITE ROBES, with hair piled into a gigantic afro mohican, Erykah Badu looks incandescent and remarkable against the night sky at this ...

Erykah Badu: New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)

Review by Dan Gennoe, Yahoo! Music, March 2008

IN 1997, from out of nowhere, Erykah Badu delivered one of the most significant albums of modern R&B. ...

Summer Spirit Festival: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Maryland

Live Review by Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 8 August 2016

"I WILL NOT commit nor will I submit to musical genocide," Gregory Porter sang Saturday afternoon at the 11th annual Summer Spirit Festival.  ...


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