On Saturday, veteran R&B/Soul artist Erykah Badu made a controversial statement while performing in concert. During her performance at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois, she reportedly told the crowd: “I don’t know how everybody else feel about it…I’m putting up a prayer right now for R… I hope he sees the light of day." Some members of the audience [More]
Our good friends over at III Points just revealed that their annual festival is set to take place February 15-17 in Miami! As you know, the festival prides itself on bringing together an eclectic group of artists from different genres and uniting them for a music-filled weekend. Over 100 artists are expected to be apart of III Points this year [More]
Celebrities ranging from Kanye West to Erykah Badu to Mariah Carey to Lionel Richie are displaying family bonds in the new special edition of Harper’s Bazaar’s “ICONS: The First Families of Music" issue. Music artists from all genres were photographed with their children by Mario Sorrenti with words of wisdom they hope to pass down to their living legacies. Kanye [More]
Another festival is coming to town and this time it is combining all of our favorite R&B acts with a bit of hip-hop to add a little more sparkle to the summer. In its inaugural year, Smokin' Grooves Festival, presented by Goldenvoice, is set to take over the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California with a lineup to die for. Headlining [More]
The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola announces its night-by-night performance schedule for the Festival’s concert series, taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The festival has just announced new additions to its all-star lineup. Fans will be able to groove to the sounds of Ledisi, Serani, SWV, Jussie Smollett, KeKe Wyatt, Lady of Rage, YoYo, DJ Captain Charles, Damien Escobar, Ella Mai, Lloyd, Louis York, Pell, and Yanina. For [More]
Brooklyn's weekend-long Afropunk Fest celebration returns with a hot new line up. The festival will take place at Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene on August 25 and 26. Each year, Afropunk provides a theme for its attendees and this year is no different. This year's theme is The People Resist, which "brings together AFROPUNK ideology and the people who support it, [More]
The 2018 ESSENCE Festival, taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans, will continue to spotlight women with electrifying headlining performances from Janet Jackson and Mary J. Blige; a headline set featuring Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, with special guests Snoop Dogg and many others in a special curation by The Roots; Xscape; Fantasia and Miguel. “In 2018, women are at the forefront of [More]
This woman is so damn good! The talented and incomparable R&B/Soul singer Erykah Badu made a recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where she performed a medley of her hit "On & On" and a cover of Fela Kuti's "Sorrow Tears and Blood." Backed by the live sounds of The Roots, a pricked-hair Badu delivered an eclectic [More]
Zendaya sports a head-wrap (much like Badu famously wore in the beginning of her career) as she sings lip-syncs to Badu's classic groove "Tyrone" serving all types of sass.
Erykah Badu is heading back out on the road! In her first concert tour since 2010’s ‘Out My Mind, Just In Time’ worldwide trek, Badu will set out on the "Badu Vs. Everythang World Tour" beginning this month.