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  First, she released her now-viral take of Drake’s Hotline Bling on Soundcloud in early October, giving us the silky smooth, spacey cover that made us all melt. The remix was the first single off of Queen of Neo-Soul Erykah Badu’s highly anticipated mixtape, But U Caint Use My Phone. And then last night she delivered yet again: using the increasingly popular Periscope app that lets you broadcast live directly from your phone to your followers, she premiered the second single from the much-awaited mixtape. Read More
  Last Friday marked the 15th anniversary of OutKast’s Stankonia, the album that gave us an abundance of gifts from the "fair diamond out of dusty coals" of "B.O.B." to the "YKK on yo zipper" in "So Fresh, So Clean." The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 char, and won the duo a Grammy for Best Rap Album. The most notorious song on the album is arguably the one that won OutKast a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group and was their first ever song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 – "Ms. Jackson. Read More
  We are huge fans of Erykah Badu here at BUST, from her music, to her Twitter, and her adorable home videos with her family on Vine. In a new video she posted on Facebook this week, Erykah Badu sings "you don't have to try try try" with her daughters Puma and Mars. The original Colbie Caillat song, co-written by Babyface, is all about the pressures of being a woman and the importance of self-love and self-confidence. Read More
It is a match made in heaven. Seriously. The new single "Q.U.E.E.N."  from Janelle Monae, featuring Erykah Badu, has us dancing up a storm. This is the first track released from her upcoming album. The album is entitled The Electric Lady and it is funky, slinky, jazzy and cinematic. The single features Monae's signature velvet vocals and an infectious energy. Add Erykah Badu doing what she does best, throwing down a flawless and effortless performance. According to Monae's Twitter, "Q.U.E.E.N was inspired by private discussions between Erykah and me. Read More
  The Rock the Bells Festival has become one of music’s biggest and hottest tickets, evolving from SoCal hip-hop showcase to sold-out international tour. The festival is famous for bringing together some of the biggest names in hip-hop (the first Rock the Bells Festival in 2004 featured a reunited Wu-Tang Clan), and this year’s tour is no exception. What is exceptional, though, is that two of the headlining acts are female artists. Read More