Erykah Badu to Release First Mixtape This July as “DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown”

The Queen of Neo-Soul, Erykah Badu, has announced that her first mixtape, which she will also be producing, will be released this July.

With the promise that Grammy-Award winner Erykah Badu’s project will “melt any DJ’s face off,” fans are anxious to hear what exactly she has to offer.

At the Los Angeles Film Festival where she was presenting a screening of the 2009 film The Invention of Lying, Badu announced that she is preparing for the release of her “dance project” next month using the name “DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown.”

She kicked off this new venture by DJing at the Key Club for the “Black Girls Rock and Soul Tour” in Hollywood last Friday as well as at a BET Award’s pre-awards diner the night after.

Erykah Badu is a multi-platinum selling, Grammy-Award winning, singer, producer, and actress, that has released six albums to critical acclaim, including one “live” release, and has starred in seven films.

She will next be seen as one of the headlining acts on this years Rock the Bells Festival where she will be performing her debut album Baduizm in it’s entirety.

The festival kicks off August 20th in Los Angeles and wraps up September 10th in Boston.

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