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In celebration of their 20 year anniversary, Houston’s Imani School held a benefit concert on March 6th, featuring none other than Grammy award-winning songstress, Erykah Badu.

Badu returned to Houston’s Arena Theatre to support the Imani School, which she revealed is the sister school of where her children attend. Erykah Badu is well known especially in her native Dallas for giving back to the community as her non profit organization B.L.I.N.D (Beautiful Love Incorporated Non-Profit Development) was established in 1997.

Opening the show was The Imani School Student Jazz Ensemble performing several skillful renditions of jazz classics. Local Houston band, Neon Collars followed with their funk, rock and jazz influenced style. Lead vocalist, Franchelle Lucas revealed that she attended the Imani School and affirmed their commitment to excellence in education. With anticipation successfully built, Badu’s band finally graced the stage. They continued to entice the crowd with a mellow instrumental, which would accompany Badu’s entrance. [ read more ]

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