Follow this show, because Apple Music Today is a daily series that highlights one song from Apple Music's catalog of over 100 million and digs into the story behind it. From massive hits to sleeper cuts to the newest surprise drop, our Apple Music hosts dive in across genres and decades to unpack untold stories about the music that soundtracks our lives, 365 days a year. Best of all, with an Apple Music subscription you get to hear the songs in full!
The Roots, Erykah Badu
This song features Erykah Badu, but it helped Jill Scott blow up.
How Melissa Etheridge helped inspire a song about Black hair.
Celebrating one of the best R&B girl groups of all time.
Aretha had “never” recorded a song the way she recorded this.
Lucy Pearl, Q-Tip, Snoop Dogg
Snoop, Tip, Battlecat, Dawn, Raphael, and Ali? On one song?
“We’re giving life to something that has a deeper feeling.”