Erykah Badu and Run-D.M.C. Join Jazz in the Gardens 2015

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Like Erykah Badu sings: "Bring it over here and let's go back, way back."

The "On & On" and "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)" songstress is the latest headliner added to Miami's most mature 'n' sexy music fest, Jazz in the Gardens.

She represents a classic time in R&B and hip-hop, the '90s, when rhymes and beats and vibes weren't faked. Just like Run-D.M.C., the quintessential mainstream '80s rap crew, who repped fun and realness through the golden era.

Badu, Joseph "Run" Simmons, and Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels will be joining previously revealed headliners Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, and Maxwell at this year's fest.

It's gonna be live. Just check the cut for JIG 2015's full lineup and schedule so far.

See also: Rap and R&B's Worst '90s Ripoffs

Jazz in the Gardens 2015 Lineup

Saturday, March 21

-Toni Braxton

-R. Kelly

-Men of Soul: Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, and Freddie Jackson

-Sheila E

Sunday, March 22

-Erykah Badu



-Brian Culbertson

-Jazz in the Gardens All Star Jazz Band


-D.L. Hughley

-Rickey Smiley

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Jazz in the Gardens 2015. Saturday, March 21, and Sunday, March 22. Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. Tickets cost $55 and up plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Visit jazzinthegardens.com.

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