So last week I got an email from Erykah Badu’s team asking me to illustrate a poster for an upcoming DJ show that she would be hosting under one of her many aliases, DJ LO DOWN LORETTA BROWN. The show was going to feature a live performance by KING, an extremely talented female jazz/soul/r&b trio that is on the rise and getting a lot of recognition, partly due to a big push by @fatbellybella on twitter last week. For reasons that can’t be discussed here, KING had to drop off the bill (you should still buy their three song EP HERE) but Badu will still be spinning classic hip-hop and soul all night.
You may recognize one of the illustrations from the Earwings jewelry line that I collaborated on with Badu last winter. Earwings are currently in production and should be readily available soon. Below is the main image that is being used to promote Earwings. To see some of the color variations go HERE.