"the music BUSINESS is MOTIVATED by money. music is MOTIVATED by the energy AND feeling."
Erykah Badu has lead the movement of neo-soul to something extraordinary. Her songs inspire other artist to just be free with they song lyrics, to not to care about what others think as long as it makes them happy. Her sound does less to rely on the ridiculous range that carries more vocalist. She wants the listener to feel the music, relate to the lyrics and inspire them to just be them. The queen of neo-soul has show that you don't have to fit in like a puzzle piece, stand out like a broke piece. Erykah Badu has lead a numerous of people in her spiritually ways through music and art. She see the religion as the art, " it allows the people to express their feeling through objects".Every step that Erykah takes is another for a fellow singer to follow in.
From her music to her personality Erykah Badu has left a phenomenal legacy. She has made her mark as the neo-soul queen. Top songs like window seat and bag lady have really gotten the attention of the listener. Ms. badu really what her music to help the world focus on whats going on in the world and society, stop sing about money, drugs and girls and don't be afraid to step out of bounds. She has proven that a female artist doesn't have to be half naked or even naked to be beautiful and talented. Because Erykah Badu just does her, it made her the one of the most influence person in the music industry and in general. She represents a wonderful example of black self-determination in an industry.