Grammy-winning “Queen of Neo Soul” Erykah Badu and rap legend Nas serenade fans with hits like “Bag Lady”
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- Where the Erykah Badu sound exists: at the crossroads of jazz, soul, funk, and hip-hop—where Billie Holliday marries Marvin Gaye and the wedding band is the Wu Tang Clan
- When you first got hip to Badu: with Baduizm, the chart-topping, triple-platinum, critically adored debut that practically invented the Neo Soul genre and snagged the Grammy for Best R&B Album
- Other statues on her mantel: three more Grammys, two NAACP Image Awards, and three Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards
- Badu singles that made you a Baduist: “On and On,” “Apple Tree,” “Bag Lady”
- Where you’ve heard her recently: adding her bourbon-aged soprano to Janelle Monáe’s “Q.U.E.E.N.”
- What His Hip-Hop Legacy is Built Upon: eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums
- Where He Ranks Among the GOATs: He ranked #5 on MTV’s list of The Greatest MCs of All Time and #2 in The Source’s list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.
- His Debut: 1994’s Illmatic, which helped revive the New York City rap scene and now tops the syllabus in hip-hop history classes
- His Rap Style: rampant use of multi-syllabic, internal rhyme patterns punctuated by densely packed, potent, and conversational lyrics
- What to Expect: greatest hits from Illmatic, such as “It Ain’t Hard to Tell” and “N.Y. State of Mind,” and hot tracks from his last album, 2012’s Life is Good
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