Tag: Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu feat. Roy Ayers – Cleva (Audio)

Erykah Badu and Roy Ayers collab for this great moment in time.

10 Years Later: Reassessing Electric Circus

Ten years later, we provide an alternative opinion on one of the most scrutinized albums of all-time.

Jimi Was A Rock Star

On what would have been his 70th birthday, we salute James Marshall Hendrix, a man that redefined “black music.”

Vinyl Fridays: Our Analog Journey Through Sound

One of our writers, Hayling, explains how he and his select group of friends are keeping the spirit of vinyl alive, as well as developing an in depth understanding to what they’re listening to.

RE:Generation Project featuring Erykah Badu, Yasiin Bey, Mark Ronson, & more (Video) (2012)

Mark Ronson has established himself as a well known and successful Hip Hop/Pop producer, but he also realizes the importance of preservation of music’s humble and soulful beginnings.

Robert Glasper – Black Radio (Album) (2012)

Robert Glasper etches the future of music through a multitude of classic and contemporary sounds on his newest release, Black Radio.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Illa Recon

This weeks beat submission comes from a Roy Ayers fan who is serving in the U.S. Navy. Listen to the smoothness of Illa Recon, sampling the classic joint “You Send Me”.

Robert Glasper Experiement feat. Erykah Badu – Afro Blue (Audio) (2012)

Take a listen to this introductory single from the highly anticipated album from Robert Glasper, featuring the lovely Ms. Erykah Badu.

Bobbi Humphrey – Fancy Dancer (1975)

Bobbi Humphrey is synonymous with fusion, and her 1975 release Fancy Dancer is her at her best.

Erykah Badu’s Most Profound Song

Over 10 years later, Bag Lady is still a recording like no other, and here are a few reasons why.

Erykah Badu – Gone Baby, Don’t be Long (Video) (2010)

Directed by Flying Lotus, Erykah Badu’s latest video from her latest album entitled New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh

Thundercat – The Golden Age of Apocalypse

Whether it’s trunk-rattling bass from Oakland’s newest rapper or the the mellow sensations of beachfront jazz, California has an undeniable charm. This appeal comes from a long lineage of gifted artists ranging from Roy Ayers to the Pharcyde. Few, however capture this essence quite like musician Thundercat.

Common – Come Close Remix (Prod. by Dilla) (Audio) (2002)

The Come Close remix may be the greatest Hip Hop ballad that you don’t know about.

Sylvia Striplin / Erykah Badu – Can’t Turn Me Away (1981/2010)

Sylvia Striplin’s early 80’s classic has become a staple in 90’s Hip Hop, and is still being recreated today.

Donald Byrd / Jay Dee / Erykah Badu – Think Twice

Any way you play it, this timeless Donald Byrd is always a pleasure to hear.