National Public Radio
Erykah Badu's 'Tyrone' Gives TMM Producer Amazing Stage Presence
As Tell Me More enters its final weeks of production, producer Bridget Armstrong shares her favorite songs for the program's 'In Your Ear' series.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Baltimore artist plays neosoul music to pursue dreams
His preferences in music center around Neosoul artists Anthony Hamilton, Erykah Badu, India.arie, D'angelo, John Legend, and Raheem DeVaughn, but James Sartor is becoming a force with which to be reckoned as well.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Prince, Questlove, Nile Rodgers and more: 6 great musical moments from the 2014 Essence Festival
The 2014 edition of the Essence Festival broke attendance records, thanks to an added fourth night of concerts in the Superdome and the biggest sell-out crowd ever, on July 4, for long-awaited returning headliner Prince - who was welcomed by a Dome lit up in purple and a crowd dressed in his favorite hue , too.
Now You See It: Attempted kisses lead to disses
Kissing should be like riding a bike, you never forget how. Therefore, it can get awkward when your puckered lips get left hanging.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
RECAP: ESSENCE Fest Superdome Concerts, Day 4
The fourth and final night of the 2014 ESSENCE Festival was a soulful affair that provided the finishing touch on a weekend filled with great music as the festival's 20th Anniversary celebration drew to a close.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Mary J. Blige was an especially intense Everywoman at the 2014 Essence Festival
Mary J. Blige appeared at the very first Essence Festival , in 1995, at the not terribly prestigious hour of 8 p.m. Twenty years later, she is firmly entrenched as a frequent Essence headliner.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Riemenschneider's Best Local Albums of 2014
Nona Marie Invie of the baroque indie-folk troupe Dark Dark Dark led her 10-member women's choir through a track-for-track remake of Neil Young's 1970 classic album last year at Duluth's Sacred Heart church-turned-studio.
Tenor Saxophonist Keith Anderson Relies On AKG C519 On Tour With Prince And Solo
Full of Soul - that's the name of tenor saxophonist Keith Anderson's band and a fitting description of the man himself.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Hazel Rose mixes it up with soul, hip-hop, electronica
Hazel Rose, ex-rapper with 40Love, first began performing at live band freestyle jam sessions in North Beach.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Live Design Online
Tenor Saxophonist Keith Anderson Relies On Harman's AKG C519 On Tour With Prince
VIENNA, Austria Full of Soul - that's the name of tenor saxophonist Keith Anderson's band and a fitting description of the man himself.
The Brooklyn Paper
CINEMA: Swing's 'The Right Thing'! Spike Lee...
De-spiked: Filmmaker Spike Lee held forth on gentrification again at Brooklyn Academy of Music on Sunday, this time with much less cursing.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Moment singer Erykah Badu interrupts live report about Shia LaBoeuf ...
News reporters are accustomed to members of the public finding the lure of a television camera irresistible, but one New York journalist's heckler was no ordinary camera-struck citizen.
Erykah Badu Tries To Kiss News Anchor During Live TV Broadcast
PIX11's Mario Diaz got quite the surprise while reporting live on-air about Shia LaBeouf's recent arrest .
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Erykah Badu Reunites With Dave Chappelle at Radio City Music Hall: Concert Review
How many nights could Dave Chappelle have sold out Radio City Music Hall? In his first big-theater New York gig since his much-analyzed exit from The Chappelle Show in 2005, tickets for the first five nights went so quickly he added four more, this time with a different musical star sharing each bill; a tenth solo evening was tacked on much later, ... (more)
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Erykah Badua s DJ side project added to San Jose Summer Jazz Fest
Erykah Badu is at the top of the list of some recent additions to this year's San Jose Summer Jazz Fest.