Since the release of Erykah Badu’s highly talked about Window Seat video, her New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh album has debuted at no. four on the pop charts. Badu recently sat down with Vibe to discuss how the Notorious B.I.G. influenced her music and Luke Campbell supporting her video.
Erykah Badu was charged with disorderly conduct for filming her “Window Seat” video, where she removes her clothing while walking in downtown Dallas. She eventually is nude in front of Dealey Plaza where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The charge is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500. Check an earlier Suite 411 post of the video here.
Badu appeared on The Wanda Sykes Show this weekend and discussed the video. Check out Sykes hilarious parody named “Middle Seat” around the 3:36 mark.
In Erykah Badu’s video for “Window Seat” she strips down to nothing. The video has another twist at the end.
Check out Erykah Badu’s “Get Munny” from her new album, New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh, which hits stores March 30.
Erykah Badu performed James Taylor’s song “You’ve Got a Friend” live during half-time at the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest Saturday night.
The singer tweeted @fatbellybella about the experience and suggested she is related to Jamie Foxx. The two headlined a concert later that night.
glad I got a chance to sing 1/2 time, but wish I could have sang my own damn song ..(salute:James Taylor tho..)I like carol kings version …Winter spring summer AND fall.. Shoulda broke into Whodini version of ‘ Friends ‘…I ‘m not so great at doing covers .. Fucked that bridge ALL up .. Lol…
Dallas Headed to my show at Palladium with my blood cousin Jamie Fox . He don’t know we some kin yet . I’m gone break it to him tonite.
Erykah Badu announced through the Twitter website the birth of her third child Monday, Feb. 2. Her and boyfriend rapper Jay Electronica sent constant messages throughout the delivery, MTV reports. Badu had a home birth with a midwife in her Brooklyn, NY home.
Badu’s daughter Puma, 7, with rapper D.O.C., and Seven, 10, her son with Andre 3000, were also present at the birth. After the birth, Badu sent another message to her fans.
“I can’t believe it’s over,” she wrote. “Home birth, no painkillers, about five hours, she was a little past due date, but I didn’t mind waiting. Breath.”