Neo-Soul diva, Erykah Badu recently shocked her fans with a pleasant surprise in the visual treatment for ‘Window Seat’. The surprise comes at the end in the form of a nude Erykah Badu, laid out in public right in the middle of downtown Dallas. To moust fans’ awe, Erykah Badu didn’t shoot this video in a studio with a monochrome key ‘green screen’ instead, she, actually got naked while running through her native city. According to Erykah Badu’s Twitter:
“i was petrified while shooting this video … but liberation began to set in .i conquered many fears in that few moments . i am greatful,” she wrote Saturday (March 27) evening. “we are ALL guilty of groupthink we have all been VICTIMS of groupthink @ShugaAnnSpyce no closed set . no actors . everything was real . window seat video notes: had intended to direct this vid alone. after working w/ coodie and chike and bouncing thoughts i asked them to join RT @TravlrStone: @fatbellybella “Window Seat” was an unbelievable moment in vulnerability and liberation. That took bawlz. @SaskiaChanel my views are condition,thus pointless .i am encouraging thought thru correct definition of #groupthink in its original intent @SaskiaChanel i make no claims , i am not qualified .William H. Whyte coined the term in 1952, in Fortune magazine . this term #groupthink intellects get in here . what are the pros and cons of shooting this type of video ? www.erykahbadu.com RT @Amadii: @fatbellybella the Kennedy association .i did’nt expect u to get shot,but the video appears 2 be about character assassinati …”
Watch Erykah Badu “Windos Seat” music video here by clicking on the link.
In a related story, Erykah Badu was a special guest at Damon Dash’s Tribeca gallery 172DD recent. Guests viewed silk-screened images of political figures at the show entitled “The Voice That Arts Itself to Be Heard,” which was co-hosted by Erykah Badu.