NEW YORK, NY, February 21, 2008 â€“ When VH1 Soul â€œSoulStageâ€ made its debut in August 2007 with R&B songstress Jill Scott, it was clear that the soul was about to become unstoppable. Wyclef Jean continued to stir up the soul as the featured artist of the second presentation of VH1 Soul â€œSoulStage,â€ where he performed new music from his â€œCarnivaleâ€ album. Now, Grammy Award-winning, R&B and hip hop singer/songwriter Erykah Badu takes her place among the elite artists in the VH1 Soul â€œSoulStageâ€ franchise. Shot in front of a live studio audience, VH1 Soul â€œSoulStage,â€ provides viewers with exclusive world premiere performances of songs from Erykahâ€™s brand new album, providing viewers with an inside look into the heart and soul of her eclectic and cerebral musical stylings.
VH1 Soul â€œSoulStage: Erykah Badu presented by Infinitiâ€ will premiere on VH1 Soul on Tuesday, February 26 at 9PM.* This 30-minute musical experience will feature Erykah performing songs â€œHoneyâ€ and â€œHealerâ€ for the first time from her upcoming album â€œNew Amerykah: Part 1 (4th World War),â€ in stores February 26, 2008. Viewers will also have the opportunity to hear Erykah share her inspiration behind such hits as “Otherside of the Game” and “On & On.â€ The full show, plus additional exclusive performances not seen in the broadcast will be available online at VH1Soul.com beginning Tuesday, February 26.
VH1 Soul “SoulStage” is a production of VH1. Lee Rolontz and Keshia Williams are executive producers.