‘I’m not sorry I said it’ – Erykah Badu on Music, Motherhood and Wildly Unpopular Opinions

The neo-soul star has sold millions, raised three kids and embodied wokeness before the word was even coined. But can her reputation survive January’s ‘I saw something good in Hitler’ comment?

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Exploring the Sade Conundrum – Dinner Party Soundtracker or Timeless Muse?

The enigmatic musician remains an influence on modern stars such as Drake and Beyoncé. As she releases her first single in seven years we explore why

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The Weeknd and G-Eazy Cut Ties With H&M Over ‘monkey’ hoodie

Image of black child in a hoodie reading ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’ described as ‘deeply offensive’ and ‘disturbing’ by musicians who had collaborated with the clothing company

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Mavis Staples – ‘All that progress we made – and now we have a liar in the White House’

The singer – whose career spans the protest music of the 60s to Arcade Fire and Gorillaz – talks about the records that shaped her life and politics, from Mahalia Jackson and Dylan to Curtis Mayfield and her beloved friend Prince

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