Erykah Badu’s School House Rock
“The influence of blues is in my cells. It’s a big part of who I am,” said Eyrkah Badu to a group of Texas youth. “I am the blues.
Fifth graders attending the International House of Blues Foundation (IHOBF) Blues SchoolHouse Program in Dallas had their own private Badu concert on Wednesday. They also learned how blues influence’s Badu’s outlook and music, as Badu wove her personal story within the lineage of this critical art form as it emerged from the African continenent. Her charity, Beautiful Love Incorporated Non-Profit Development (BLIND), helped coordinate the event. Here’s to artists spreading knowledge in the community.