Late last month, we heard the first taste of Janelle Monáe's second album — The Electric Lady, due out this fall — and it was hardly your standard hype-building fare. "Q.U.E.E.N." is a self-empowering soul-funk workout featuring a beguiling guest turn by fellow iconoclast Erykah Badu...
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HIGHLAND--Erykah Badu, known for songs like 1996's "On & On," 1997's "Tyrone" and 2000's "Bag Lady" among others will headline the San Manuel Casino on Thursday.
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Red Bull Music Academy will bring Brian Eno Erykah Badu Nile Rodgers LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and more to New York as part of its five-week 2013 event series A-Trak Erykah Badu and Four Tet are also among the over 230 artists performing at the festival...
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The late '90s were good to Erykah Badu -- she had a bunch of hits, starred in some flicks ... so maybe that's why she was rockin' her best 1998 henna tattoos in Miami on Thursday.The 42-year-old mother of three debuted her latest highlighted…
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It might have seemed crazy that Erykah Badu offered to pay for a fan's doula certification during "A Conversation With Erykah Badu" -- an event presented by the Red Bull Music Academy. But if you really know Erykah, you'd know that it's not crazy at all. Erykah Badu, in addition to being the reigning Queen of Soul, is a doula herself. And more than that, she's a strong role...
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As in, they throw the bones on the ground. They also: twerk in the mirror, dance alone late at night, wear shades, and love who they are, according to Janelle Monae's new free-spirit woman-power single, "Q.U.E.E.N." Erykah Badu chips in on vocals (and also on message: "Q.U.E.E.N. was inspired by ... More »
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As you might expect from the album's title, the Flaming Lips' The Terror isn't exactly a musical joyride, and things get bumpy right from the beginning...
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When the Flaming Lips first formed as a band in 1983, Michael Jackson's Thriller was the top-selling album of the year, Toby Keith was still working in an Oklahoma oil field and Lady Gaga hadn't even been born.
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On April 22 American R&B and soul musician Janelle Monáe debuted her new single "Q.U.E.E.N." featuring Erykah Badu on Atlantic Records' SoundCloud page. The single is just over five minutes...
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The Flaming Lips have entered the Queens covers game in distinctive Flaming Lips fashion. On Tuesday, SPIN will be streaming Puscifer's Donkey Punch the Night EP (due out on February 19), which features the Maynard James Keenan-led band's towering, impeccable, but mostly faithful rendition
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