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Erykah Badu & Brooklyn Philharmonic: You're Causing Quite A Disturbance

06/08/13 | 7:30pm

Brooklyn Academy of Music

30 Lafayette Ave. Map

718-636-4100

$35-$125

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08-06-2013 12:00:00 08-06-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Erykah Badu & Brooklyn Philharmonic: You're Causing Quite A Disturbance | 7:30pm Four-time Grammy Award winner and "First Lady of Neo-Soul" Erykah Badu comes home to Brooklyn for a groundbreaking concert that redefines the scope and depth of hip-hop-orchestral fusion.Pairing Badu with Brooklyn composer Ted Hearne, the Brooklyn Philharmonic will perform an evening of seamlessly integrated new music featuring collaborative arrangements of songs from Badu's 2008 album New Amerykah Part One: 4th World War, along with new music by Hearne featuring perspectives from prominent contemporary African-American thinkers on New Amerykah's ideas about identity, hip-hop, and community. This performance also features Bed-Stuy native and Brooklyn Philharmonic 2011-2012 Artist-in-Residence Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), performing a reprise of selected works from Brooklyn Phil's critically acclaimed performance Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Lena Horne and the Bed-Stuy Tradition. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=130434 Brooklyn Academy of Music Brooklyn Academy of Music

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Four-time Grammy Award winner and "First Lady of Neo-Soul" Erykah Badu comes home to Brooklyn for a groundbreaking concert that redefines the scope and depth of hip-hop-orchestral fusion.Pairing Badu with Brooklyn composer Ted Hearne, the Brooklyn Philharmonic will perform an evening of seamlessly integrated new music featuring collaborative arrangements of songs from Badu's 2008 album New Amerykah Part One: 4th World War, along with new music by Hearne featuring perspectives from prominent contemporary African-American thinkers on New Amerykah's ideas about identity, hip-hop, and community.

 

This performance also features Bed-Stuy native and Brooklyn Philharmonic 2011-2012 Artist-in-Residence Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), performing a reprise of selected works from Brooklyn Phil's critically acclaimed performance Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Lena Horne and the Bed-Stuy Tradition.

 

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