Erykah Badu Says She's Got Time Now after Fan Asks about New Music Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Tichafa Chidzonga
Mar 20, 2020
04:20 P.M.
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Erykah Badu responded to a fan's comment about making new music when she revealed that the coronavirus lockdown has freed up her time to focus on her craft.


The coronavirus has many music lovers turning to their favorite tracks to pass the time. A fan of Erykah Badu wanted more than just a few tracks to add to their playlist when he posed a question.

The fan asked boldly, asked the legendary songstress, "can we get an album?" Never one to disappoint her fans, she responded:

"[Expletive] look like I got time now."


Since her response on Tuesday, her unexpected revelation has earned her tweet over 25 thousand likes and six thousand retweets.

It is reported, fans have gone into a frenzy over the possibility of a new album from the four-time Grammy winner, and they are begging her to make it happen.


In the meantime, Badu revealed that she would be treating her fans to a live-streamed interactive session from her bedroom, she explained:

"YOU CHOOSE THE Songs by poll. One $ to get in. 1 dollar. We gone pull it off. We gone be calm. You gone help me make it happen."


Badu has been taking every precaution possible amid the coronavirus outbreak. Combining her eccentric flair with a hazmat suit, she stole the show at the 20th Austin Film Society's awards in Texas.

She stuck her favorite designer Louis Vuitton in a custom couture painted suit, with a plastic face guard and tote bag.

Erykah Badu receives her Soundtrack Award wearing a couture Louis Vuitton hazmat suit during the Austin Film Society's 20th annual Texas Film Awards on March 12, 2020, in Austin, Texas | Source: Gary Miller/Getty Images


Wearing the look, which 


 called the "Social Distancing Couture by E.Badu Bootleg Hazmet," she was at the awards show to pick up the "Sound Track Award." During her acceptance speech, she joked with Parker Posey about her team needing people to sign non-disclosure forms when she 


"I'm going to share an idea. Parker, I think we should do the new Cheech and Chong movie — me and you."


The possibility of a new album from Badu is going to come with anything sort of controversy for the famously outspoken star.

It is reported, she stands by many of her decisions, including comments she made about admiring Bill Cosby and Hitler. She also revealed that she didn't regret performing for the King of Swaziland despite all the backlash she faced.

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