180 Gram Vinyl with Download. Baduizm marks the debut of a true songstress, with a voice like Billie Holiday's and a style that crosses many boundaries. Erykah Badu has exceptional rhythm, character and vibe, and a songwriting style that should restore some life to modern r&b. From her groundbreaking single On and On to freestyle skits like Afro, Badu separates herself from other '90 vocalists with a style that is as broad as it is original. it's also real: on Next Lifetime and Certainly, Badu demonstrates a remarkable ability to turn life's experiences into beautiful songs.