BOOKS

R&B AND SOUL LEXICON (POLISH)
Author:
Andrzej Cala, Radek Miszczak, Hirek Wrona
Publisher: Joytown Books
(2008)

Synopsis: The lexicon contains many artists, who contributed to the r&b and soul music. Besides Erykah, you can find more information about Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Isaac Hayes, Rihanna and Alicia Keys. Below you can view a part of the book, which features Erykah Badu (in Polish!)

 

ERYKAH BADU: THE FIRST LADY OF NEO-SOUL (ENGLISH)

Author: Joel Mcivor
Publisher: Sanctuary Publishing, Ltd.
(December 20, 2002)

Synopsis: An artist more opposed to the plastic radio divas in modern R&B could hardly be imagined. Erykah Badu follows in the footsteps of contemporaries Arrested Development and D'Angelo to emerge with her unique sound as an R&B talent for the 21st century. McIvor charts her history and musical roots in this detailed biography. 20 photos.

 

ERYKAH BADU - BADUIZM (PAPERBACK) (ENGLISH)

Author: Erykah Badu
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation; Otab edition
(February 1, 1999)

Synopsis: Erykah Badu is the current queen of soul and RnB whose voice has been compared to Billie Holiday's. Our matching folio features 14 songs from her highly acclaimed solo debut, including the hit "On and On" and: Appletree * Certainly * Drama * 4 Leaf Clover * Next Lifetime * No Love * Sometimes * more.