Erykah Badu On Stage & On The Phone

Hold the phone – we gotta talk about Erykah Badu! The R&B/soul singer just racked up another Top 10 hit and has a handful of appearances lined up at festivals across the U.S.  

“Phone Down” marks her 10th Top 10 R&B tune. The track is included on her latest mixtape, But You Caint Use My Phone, which was released in November. Fans had been waiting since 2010’s New Amerykah Part Two for new music from Badu.

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"Taste Of Chicago," Petrillo Band Shell, Grant Park, Chicago, Ill.

The self-described “singer, songwriter, producer, DJ, director, activist, holistic healer, doula, veggie, bgirl, observer and hustler” will be showing off more new tunes with the premier of the Comedy Central series “Legends of Chamberlain Heights” on Sept. 14. As the music supervisor for “Chamberlain Heights”, Badu is composing original music for the series.

In addition to being featured in the film “The Land,” Badu teamed up with Nas for the theme, “The Bitter Land.”

Here’s where you can catch her on stage in September and November.

Sept. 9 – Raleigh, N.C., Red Hat Amphitheater (Hopscotch Music Festival)
Sept. 10 – Atlanta, Ga., Lakewood Amphitheatre (One Music Fest)          
Sept. 16 – Mobile, Ala., Mobile Civic Center (Gulf Coast Music Festival)
Nov. 12 – Los Angeles, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Exposition Park (Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival)

Tickets are available now. Visit for more information.