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Erykah Badu needs to produce more mixes and release more mixtapes featuring other artists’ sounds. This past November, Erykah Badu took to Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 program to debut a stellar mix constructed of all sorts of soul-stirring, stick-to-your-ribs funk, R&B, jazz and soul. The Queen of modern soul featured music from Thundercat, Sun Ra, DeBarge, Hiatus Kaiyote and more, while serving as a prelude to her impressive recent project But You Caint Use My Phone. Now, she has uploaded the piece to Mixcloud and liberated for all to hear at any time. She also coupled the mix with the following message:
+++BEATS BEES LIKE
FOR B-BOYS AND B-GIRLS+++
IS A FEEL GOOD HIGH FREAQ MIX BY
DJ LO DOWN LORETTA BROWN
AKA E. BADU…
as heard on
BEATS RADIO / APPLE MUSIC / ZANE LO’S SHOW NOV. 2015
right before the release of mix tape :BUT YOU CAINT USE MY PHONE
“save the bees, else we aint gone have no where to fight and discriminate… cause they aint have’n that shit on MARS.”
LOVE, MS. BADU
You can stream Badu’s latest mix below.