“It just happens. And you’re kinda just lucky and blessed. You know, I was pulling things out of mid-air, basically. I did the song Hotline Bling, inspired by Drake. When I put it on my SoundCloud, I put in the description From Forthcoming Album, But You Caint Use My Phone. I was kind of joking a little bit. But after seeing the response, I just followed it.”
In a recent interview with OkayPlayer, Erykah Badu delves into how her new mixtape, “But You Cain’t Use My Phone” came about. Being the innovator that she is, Ms. Badu also talks about the new sound that she boasts on the mixtape, which she calls “Trap & B.”
The phone number seen on the cover art is Badu’s real number.
She also discusses why she chose to share this personal bit of information. Watch her full interview below.
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