Whether you need to cure a hangover this weekend, want to hide from a boring family visit, are bored or just hungry for some musical wisdom; look no further. These recent two hour lectures with the queen of neo-soul Erykah Badu and masked legend DOOM give you a lot of interesting insight.
Erykah Badu needs little introduction. Her seminal works like ‘Baduizm’ and the ‘New AmErykah’ series have successively upped the ante in terms of what can be done within the soul spectrum. Erykah fuses cosmic B-girl bravado with the forward-thinking sounds of producers like the Soulquarians, Madlib, and more recently, Academy-grad Flying Lotus, to create a sonically varied body of work.
And DOOM, hip hop’s last enigma, sits down on the Academy couch to break down the message behind the mask, rap beef behind his different personas, and why good things come to those who wait: