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Worldwide Underground

Erykah Badu

(2003)
Worldwide Underground

Thursday, June 20, 2024

3:00 AM

HIFI ROOM

8 PM SESSION. Released in September 2003 under the Motown Records label, Erykah Badu's "Worldwide Underground" is a bold and experimental project that seamlessly blends neo-soul, funk, and hip-hop. The album's freeform, jam-session style breaks conventional structures, showcasing Badu's improvisational skills and deepening her exploration of Afrocentric themes. With standout tracks like "Back in the Day (Puff)" and the Grammy-nominated "Love of My Life Worldwide," the album captures a raw, live energy that distinguishes it from her previous works. "Worldwide Underground" solidifies Badu's reputation as a boundary-pushing artist unafraid to innovate and redefine the soul genre.

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Released in September 2003 under the Motown Records label, Erykah Badu's "Worldwide Underground" is a bold and experimental project that seamlessly blends neo-soul, funk, and hip-hop. The album's freeform, jam-session style breaks conventional structures, showcasing Badu's improvisational skills and deepening her exploration of Afrocentric themes. With standout tracks like "Back in the Day (Puff)" and the Grammy-nominated "Love of My Life Worldwide," the album captures a raw, live energy that distinguishes it from her previous works. "Worldwide Underground" solidifies Badu's reputation as a boundary-pushing artist unafraid to innovate and redefine the soul genre.

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