Single bullet theory meets single take theory. Erykah Badu tweets, "[S]hot guerilla style, no crew, one take, no closed set, no warning, two minutes, in downtown Dallas, then ran like hell... I was afraid. But I was ready.'"
@Questlove adds, "People were so stunned they forgot to break out camera phones."
I love it, and I love her. Brava. Pure punk rock. The blue text that oozes out of her head at the end reads GROUPTHINK. If anyone involved is reading, I'd love to hear what y'all shot on.
The album on which this track appears, New Amerykah Part II: Return of the Ankh, is out this Tuesday.
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.