Erykah Badu Seemingly Accuses Beyonce of Copying Her With Big Hat: ‘Guess I’m Everybody’s Stylist’

Erykah Badu appears to suppose she impressed certainly one of Beyoncé’s tour appears. 

Badu, 52, took to Instagram on Sunday, July 30, to share a photograph of Beyoncé, 41, carrying a wide-brim hat whereas acting at her Renaissance present in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Saturday, July 29. “Hmm,” Badu wrote over the photo earlier than sharing a pic of herself in an analogous accent. “I suppose I’m everyone’s stylist,” Badu wrote alongside the snap, showing to throw shade at Beyoncé. 

By means of the years, Badu has turn into synonymous with over-the-top hats. Whether or not she’s onstage or on a purple carpet, she has been identified to sport a towering fascinator. Beyonce, nevertheless, has additionally garnered a popularity for dazzling hats and attention-grabbing headpieces over the span of her profession. As seen in supporting imagery for her album Renaissance, which coincides with the tour, Beyoncé rocked a metallic cowboy hat whereas driving a silver horse. 

Followers had been fast shut down Badu’s copying claims by way of Twitter. “Reaching means too far,” one fan tweeted as one other shared, “Erykah of all folks ought to know artists like Beyoncé have quite a few stylists who put these items collectively. Each time issues are comparable or look impressed it hardly ever has something to do with the artist immediately.” 

Saturday’s present was a celebratory event for Beyoncé because it marked the one-year anniversary of Renaissance, which she launched as a love letter to accommodate music and the Black and queer pioneers of the style. Through the live performance at MetLife Stadium, Beyoncé was joined by her 11-year-old daughter Blue Ivy — who matched her in a glittery orange sports activities jersey. 

Collectively, the 2 carried out Beyoncé’s hit “My Energy.” She praised Blue, telling viewers members “Give it up for Blue Ivy Carter.” (Beyonce shares Blue with husband Jay-Z. The couple are additionally the dad and mom of 6-year-old twins Rumi and Sir.)

Beyoncé additionally gushed over her followers, thanking them for “supporting and driving with me for over 25 years,” per movies on social media. “It’s not a day that I don’t get on this stage and really feel a lot gratitude. I’m so grateful. I’m so, so, so grateful to nonetheless be capable to do what I like. It’s due to you and all your loyalty.” 

Beyoncé kicked off her string of reveals in Stockholm on Could 10. The North American leg of the tour contains stops in Chicago, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and naturally, her native Houston. The tour will wrap in New Orleans on September 27.