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Customer Reviews

a sonic feel!

As much as Part 1 was Political, this time is more emotional and spiritual at the same time. It almost feel like a throwback to her very first album, Baduizm that stayed underground but is always is innovative and unique no matter what. This is the second album in 2010 that wowed me since Sade's Soldier of Love. More music like these please!!! Simply the best. It speaks to my generation. I will be listening forever ...

Re: Gamer079Krysta

Erykah has been around long before Gaga. Do your research honey. If you like over produced crap, then go for Gaga. For the Neo Soul genre, Badu is a pioneer. Notice how only one (to date) has found your review to be helpful.

Erykah is a woman who takes the time to write her own music based on her own thoughts and emotions, not corporate phenom.

Share a piece of your mind, and i'll share a peice of mine, baby.


Musically Sophisticated... be sure, and Erykah will always be onto something very cool. But is it just me or is she kinda pitchy on this one?


Born: February 26, 1971 in Dallas, TX

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

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. The grooves and production on the album are bass-heavy R&B, but Badu's languorous, occasionally tortured vocals and delicate phrasing immediately removed her from the legion of cookie-cutter female R&B singers. A singer/songwriter responsible for all but one of the songs on Baduizm, she found a number 12 hit with her...
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