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Thread started 03/27/10 10:00am

Alamine

hey badu pulls a dangelo in new video Window seat.

interesting
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Reply #1 posted 03/27/10 10:01am

midiscover

?????
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Reply #2 posted 03/27/10 10:16am

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Is she naked or something?

"Love Hurts.
Your lies, they cut me.
Now your words don't mean a thing.
I don't give a damn if you ever loved me..."

-Cher, "Woman's World"
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Reply #3 posted 03/27/10 10:19am

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^ You can watch it on her official site: www.erykahbadu.com

It's, um, well, it's.... (Oh, I'll let you decide!)
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Reply #4 posted 03/27/10 10:26am

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deebee said:

^ You can watch it on her official site: www.erykahbadu.com

It's, um, well, it's.... (Oh, I'll let you decide!)



Alrighty then... confuse

"Love Hurts.
Your lies, they cut me.
Now your words don't mean a thing.
I don't give a damn if you ever loved me..."

-Cher, "Woman's World"
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Reply #5 posted 03/27/10 10:37am

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Ooooookaaaaay. eek Umm....what the fudge was that, lol?

On a side note, I just KNEW that dude in the red was going to take her clothes off the ground, ha ha. lol
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Reply #6 posted 03/27/10 10:40am

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Rolling Stone gave her a weak review.
All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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Reply #7 posted 03/27/10 10:43am

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2freaky4church1 said:

Rolling Stone gave her a weak review.


The same mag that gave Britney a 3.5 star or something like that?
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Reply #8 posted 03/27/10 10:44am

midiscover

2freaky4church1 said:

Rolling Stone gave her a weak review.


Well, Rolling Stone is the same mag that gave many good albums poor reviews. Fuck Rolling Stone wink
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Reply #9 posted 03/27/10 10:46am

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2freaky4church1 said:

Rolling Stone gave her a weak review.

"Now, keep in mind that I'm an artist and I'm sensitive about my shit!"

I guess she wasn't lying! lol
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Reply #10 posted 03/27/10 10:48am

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deebee said:

^ You can watch it on her official site: www.erykahbadu.com

It's, um, well, it's.... (Oh, I'll let you decide!)


I feel exactly what Erykah is saying in the video. I can see the double standards. Why can't a black woman have fun doing that like THIS white woman:



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Reply #11 posted 03/27/10 11:10am

trueiopian

The album is growing on me. IMO, Its still her weakest album to date confused

I wonder when she shot this vid lol
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Reply #12 posted 03/27/10 12:05pm

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Erykah's nudity doesn't seem pointless or sexual IMO. As a matter of fact, its quite symbolic.
It could easily represent a journey through life - where she reveals more and more or herself or peels away her layers. You see the word "evolving" on her back at one point. The further she goes on her journey, the more she reveals of herself. Knowledge of self can also be intrepeted as knowledge of truth. The clothes represent the veils that people wrap themselves in during the course of life in general. To be in an evolved state, in a sense, would be like being like Adam and Eve. Not having shame or inhibition or fear of truth could be interpreted as being in an evolved state - having outgrown the social constrictions. She collapses in her video - which could symbolize death, which also symbolizes change - the conversion of the body back into matter. Changing after she has shed the social constrictions in life (represented by the clothes) and having evolved into a better being could be interpreted as her point. At lest, that's one way of looking at it (IMO).

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BlaqueKnight said:

Erykah's nudity doesn't seem pointless or sexual IMO. As a matter of fact, its quite symbolic.
It could easily represent a journey through life - where she reveals more and more or herself or peels away her layers. You see the word "evolving" on her back at one point. The further she goes on her journey, the more she reveals of herself. Knowledge of self can also be intrepeted as knowledge of truth. The clothes represent the veils that people wrap themselves in during the course of life in general. To be in an evolved state, in a sense, would be like being like Adam and Eve. Not having shame or inhibition or fear of truth could be interpreted as being in an evolved state - having outgrown the social constrictions. She collapses in her video - which could symbolize death, which also symbolizes change - the conversion of the body back into matter. Changing after she has shed the social constrictions in life (represented by the clothes) and having evolved into a better being could be interpreted as her point. At lest, that's one way of looking at it (IMO).

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That too.
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Reply #14 posted 03/27/10 12:49pm

Tortilla

BlaqueKnight said:

Erykah's nudity doesn't seem pointless or sexual IMO. As a matter of fact, its quite symbolic.
It could easily represent a journey through life - where she reveals more and more or herself or peels away her layers. You see the word "evolving" on her back at one point. The further she goes on her journey, the more she reveals of herself. Knowledge of self can also be intrepeted as knowledge of truth. The clothes represent the veils that people wrap themselves in during the course of life in general. To be in an evolved state, in a sense, would be like being like Adam and Eve. Not having shame or inhibition or fear of truth could be interpreted as being in an evolved state - having outgrown the social constrictions. She collapses in her video - which could symbolize death, which also symbolizes change - the conversion of the body back into matter. Changing after she has shed the social constrictions in life (represented by the clothes) and having evolved into a better being could be interpreted as her point. At lest, that's one way of looking at it (IMO).

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I agree, but I thought she was assasinated?

That sound as she collapses, plus the beginning of the video, which sounds like a radio report assumingly from the day J.F.K. was assisinated... will have to watch it again.
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BlaqueKnight said:

Erykah's nudity doesn't seem pointless or sexual IMO. As a matter of fact, its quite symbolic.
It could easily represent a journey through life - where she reveals more and more or herself or peels away her layers. You see the word "evolving" on her back at one point. The further she goes on her journey, the more she reveals of herself. Knowledge of self can also be intrepeted as knowledge of truth. The clothes represent the veils that people wrap themselves in during the course of life in general. To be in an evolved state, in a sense, would be like being like Adam and Eve. Not having shame or inhibition or fear of truth could be interpreted as being in an evolved state - having outgrown the social constrictions. She collapses in her video - which could symbolize death, which also symbolizes change - the conversion of the body back into matter. Changing after she has shed the social constrictions in life (represented by the clothes) and having evolved into a better being could be interpreted as her point. At lest, that's one way of looking at it (IMO).


I like this interpretation a lot - especially the idea of evolving through life being less about accumulating knowledge, and more about peeling back the layers, and being able to stand naked without fear.

I also thought, as well as her own personal 'journey', it's a comment on the nation's political journey - i.e. the seeming progress of electing a Black president that's been recently undercut by the vitriolic opposition to healthcare reform, and the Obama presidency in general, and the political and media 'assassination' of him over that. That, for me, is what makes the reference to JFK (and her hometown of Dallas) at the beginning, and the assassination scene at the end, a little unsettling, because it's playing-out a lingering nightmare scenario that's there just below the surface.
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Reply #16 posted 03/27/10 1:00pm

trueiopian

Tortilla said:

BlaqueKnight said:

Erykah's nudity doesn't seem pointless or sexual IMO. As a matter of fact, its quite symbolic.
It could easily represent a journey through life - where she reveals more and more or herself or peels away her layers. You see the word "evolving" on her back at one point. The further she goes on her journey, the more she reveals of herself. Knowledge of self can also be intrepeted as knowledge of truth. The clothes represent the veils that people wrap themselves in during the course of life in general. To be in an evolved state, in a sense, would be like being like Adam and Eve. Not having shame or inhibition or fear of truth could be interpreted as being in an evolved state - having outgrown the social constrictions. She collapses in her video - which could symbolize death, which also symbolizes change - the conversion of the body back into matter. Changing after she has shed the social constrictions in life (represented by the clothes) and having evolved into a better being could be interpreted as her point. At lest, that's one way of looking at it (IMO).

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I agree, but I thought she was assasinated?

That sound as she collapses, plus the beginning of the video, which sounds like a radio report assumingly from the day J.F.K. was assisinated... will have to watch it again.


You're right. The camera pans to the building where the assassin fatally shot JFK.
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Reply #17 posted 03/27/10 1:18pm

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She is the music video artist that bjork/janet/madonna used to be and that gaga wishes she were (sans the your trying to hard efforts).
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Reply #18 posted 03/27/10 1:48pm

Alamine

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Rolling Stone gave her a weak review.


They should the new album sucks. Window Seat is the best SONG on the album, all that other shit, well it's same thing Prince suffers from, they arent songs just pure personal indulgence
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Reply #20 posted 03/27/10 7:12pm

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I like this video and the song. Erykah is/was & always will be the shit!
I bump "Me" from 'New Amerykah:Part One(4th World War) on the regular.
When eye go 2 a Prince concert or related event it's all heart up in the house but when eye log onto this site and the miasma of bitchiness is completely overwhelming!
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Reply #21 posted 03/27/10 7:13pm

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Alamine said:

interesting


Regarding the thread title.
I thought that meant she pulled up on some side street and tried to get her dick sucked!
Glad I was wrong.

lol
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Reply #22 posted 03/28/10 3:29am

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It's artsy, so I like it. The ending's a bit too pretentious though.

I wonder if the Badu camp had seen the video linked above and took the idea from it. Badu's not as exploitative though and it doesn't look like the bypasers would be extras perfectly aware of what's happening.
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novabrkr said:

It's artsy, so I like it. The ending's a bit too pretentious though.

I wonder if the Badu camp had seen the video linked above and took the idea from it. Badu's not as exploitative though and it doesn't look like the bypasers would be extras perfectly aware of what's happening.

Yeah. I thought the assassination worked; I just didn't like the monologue. I think I tend to find Erykah more convincing when she's asking the questions rather than giving the 'answers'. shrug
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Reply #24 posted 03/28/10 8:06am

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who knew Erykah had a donk? eek

at least it's better than when Alanis did it.....
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Reply #25 posted 03/28/10 9:08am

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BklynBabe said:

who knew Erykah had a donk? eek


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shocked love
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Reply #26 posted 03/28/10 9:23am

Cinnie

Alamine said:

2freaky4church1 said:

Rolling Stone gave her a weak review.


They should the new album sucks. Window Seat is the best SONG on the album, all that other shit, well it's same thing Prince suffers from, they arent songs just pure personal indulgence


I love this record. How can you call a song like "Turn Me Away" not a song... "Fall In Love" not a song...

I think this album is great but I played some of the album for some friends and they were just like "yeah that first cut you played was nice" (which was Window Seat). confused

People said that about the last album too and I hear it as complete. shrug
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Cinnie said:

BklynBabe said:

who knew Erykah had a donk? eek


wave



shocked love

Does anyone know what the little rhythm pad thingy she's playing in that clip is? You can see it more clearly here.

(P.S. I did notice her own 'equipment', too, of course.) batting eyes
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Reply #28 posted 03/28/10 10:01am

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Seems to be one of the AKAI MPCs. Hard to say which model exactly. Nothing exotic about those, they're very common in the R&B / hiphop -circles.
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novabrkr said:

Seems to be one of the AKAI MPCs. Hard to say which model exactly. Nothing exotic about those, they're very common in the R&B / hiphop -circles.

Ah, sorry, it might be two different pads in the two clips. I've seen the MPCs with the 16 pads; the one I was thinking of was the one with the big round pad that's here at 3:45. I wants me one of them!
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