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Erykah Badu

21 Ratings: 3.8
A multiple Grammy-winner American soul singer and songwriter

   Born: February 26, 1971      She grew up listening to '70s soul and '80s hip-hop, but Erykah Badu drew more comparisons to Billie Holiday upon her breakout in 1997, after the release of her first album, Baduizm. … see full wiki

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Enjoying the Smooth Sounds of Ms. Badu

  • Apr 30, 2009
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While I was listening to one of my friends song playlists, I came across an old school Erykah Badu song "On&On", and I swear it took me back to 97' riding in my moms old school hyundai on the way to school bumping Baduizm. I remembered first hearing that single and thinking that it was so different from the other types of music that was popular during that time (rap, pop, r&b). Each song from that album told a story of her personal philosophies  about life . And to this day, I still love that album the best. It's just so smooth and laid back, that each song just coasts into another. It is definitely what I like to call "chill music".

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July 02, 2009
I adore Erykah Badu! I really wish she would come out with another album similar to her first one. Not a fan of her latest New Amerykah. Thanks for reviewing her.
May 23, 2009
I saw erykah in concert recently and was completely floored by her stage presence and beautiful ,unique voice. She commands respect and your attention at all times and I can't wait to hear her next CD. She sang an upcoming song off of it and all I can say is WOW!! NOt to mention the years have been very good to Ms. Badu, looking good maam.
April 30, 2009
Totally feel you man- this album came out my last year in college- which was one of the most fun and off the chain years of my life- still:) I love the way it takes you back- what do you think about people comparing her with India Arie ?
May 04, 2009
I can see why they compare india to erykah based on them both being in the same music genre. Being so, their styles are totally different.
May 04, 2009
I totally agree- you know check out my review on Nneka-the new NeoSoul Queen - I have the feeling that you are going to love her!!!! Let me know:)
April 30, 2009
man Baduizm is classic album. Its one of those albums that you wish came out pre cassette & CD so you could have the huge vinyl cover for it.
April 30, 2009
Sure does...thanks for starting the reviews on her! I couldn't agree with you more- Apple Tree, Sometimes, Rim Shot...Tyrone...all of it! How could you ever get sick of listening to her?
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