In the same week, Witness visited one of Badu's events where the pair exchanged numbers. Title Writer s Producer s Length 1. I wanted to make sure I implanted those things here too. The mixtape was released without the knowledge of her label , due to Badu releasing the record straight to iTunes. Erykah Badu - Me 15.
Following the release of 2010 , Badu embarked on a five-year hiatus, during which she traveled to Africa in an attempt to record new music, though this never surfaced. Erykah Badu - Drama 14. Erykah Badu - 4 Leaf Clover 12. Erykah Badu - Window Seat 3. Erykah Badu - Phone Down mp3. Erykah Badu - Didn't Cha Know 6. Erykah Badu - Soldier 9.
Erykah Badu - Certainly 5. Zach Witness, also known as White Chocolate, was the mixtape's key producer. However, Badu embarked on a five-year hiatus instead. Shortly thereafter, the pair met again and went to Witness's home in , , and worked in his bedroom studio, where they recorded the album in 11 days. Erykah Badu - Next Lifetime 4.
I used tuning forks and singing bowls in the music in post production, just trying to create some frequencies that felt really good that I always use in all of my works. It also marked Badu's first release under her own record label, Control Freaq. Erykah Badu - The Healer 7. Erykah Badu - Amerykahn Promise 16. Erykah Badu - No Love 13. Later that year Badu expanded on the album, stating she was working with producer , whom she met via years earlier; they later met in at guitarist Steve Wilson's house.
On November 25, 2016, a limited-edition of the mixtape was released as part of 's exclusive releases. The mixtape features appearances from and. At , which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 74, based on nine reviews. Erykah Badu - On 2. In May 2013, Badu announced she was writing for her next project, but she was not placing a time constraint on it.
Archived from on October 15, 2015. Erykah Badu - Rimshot Intro 11. She continued to reveal that prior to her trip to Africa she has meetings with her record label to set a deadline for the album. . It was released on November 27, 2015, by and Control Freaq. The following week, the pair met again and went to Witness's home in , , working in his bedroom studio. Erykah Badu - Bag Lady 10.
Erykah Badu - Appletree 8. The pair worked in his room for 11 days where they recorded the whole project; for two of the days Witness produced, reproduced, mixed, and mastered the project, while Badu recorded her vocals in one take for each song. The mixtape debuted at number 14 on the , generating 35,000 in its first week. Themes of modern-day phone obsession appear throughout the project. After one week of exclusive release on , But You Caint Use My Phone was released to other digital retailers and streaming services on December 4, 2015. . .
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