Looking to follow up on her last romp dubbed New Amerykah, Pt. I: 4th World War, which found a place for itself on Pitchfork’s Best Albums of the Decade list, Erykah Badu is appearing once again with New Amerykah, Pt. II: Return of the Ankh. The new disk will see stores February 23rd boasting heavy hitters and collaborations by producers J Dilla, 9th Wonder, James Poyser, and Madlib grace the tracks along with drumming from The Roots‘ ?uestlove and rapping swagger courtesy of Lil Wayne and Andre 3000. The new album is said to be far more lighthearted than the last one, with songs like Love, Fall in Love and You Can’t Turn Me Away bringing a definite sweet touch to the table. Hang on to your hats folks… Badu’s out to play.
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