12/23/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Tracy Morgan “Call Simone” (parody on Erykah Badu’s Call Tyrone)

Comedian Tracy Morgan in his 2010 Comedy Central Special where he shares a parody of Erykah Badu‘s song Call Tyrone. Continue reading

1/10/17 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF TH DAY: Erykah Badu – Window Seat

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

Window Seat by Erykah Badu is the lead single from her album New Amerykah Part 2. Produced by Erykah Badu and James Poyser the song is low-tempo ballad with lyrics that concern escapism and longing for a lover. The music video for Window Seat features Badu walking the streets Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas slowly stripping to the nude, before being shot by an unseen assassin.

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2/27/16 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Erykah Badu Live At Java Jazz Festival (2012)


Erykah Badu, the reigning first lady of neo soul gave a hypnotizing appearance  at the 2012 Java Jazz Festival. Her performance became one of the most shining highlight for the festival’s first day.    Continue reading

4/10/15 O&A With WaleStylez- Song Of The Day: The Roots – You Got Me featuring Erykah Badu


 You Got Me is a song by the hip hop band The Roots, featuring vocals by Erykah Badu (who sings the chorus) and Eve, then known as Eve of Destruction, who raps the second verse but does not appear in the music video. You Got Me was co-written by musician Jill Scott, who recorded vocals for the song’s chorus and bridge. Her part was subsequently re-recorded by Badu at the insistence of MCA Records, who wanted a higher-profile collaboration for the album’s official lead single. Continue reading

11/13/14 O&A Throwback Thursday: Outkast

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Outkast (stylized as OutKast) is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André André 3000 Benjamin (formerly known as Dré) and Antwan Big Boi Patton. They were originally known as Two Shades Deep but later changed the group’s name to OutKast. The group’s original musical style was a mixture of Dirty South and G-funk. Subsequently  funk, soul, rock, electronic music, spoken word poetry, jazz and blues elements have been added to the group’s musical palette. Continue reading