SYNTH: Erykah Badu, 'Phone Down'

Each week, staff from CBC Music, Radio 2, 3 and CBC regions across the country collect songs they just can't get out of their heads [Songs You Need to Hear—SYNTH], and make a case for why you should listen, too. Press play below and discover new songs for your listening list.
Here's mine (via CBCmusic.ca):

Is this an answer to "Hotline Bling"? Is it the voice of an empowered Ms. Badu or one frustrated with the relationship between humans and technology? Whatever the case, I trust that she can make me put my phone down, if for no other reason than those hypnotic beats and vocals. Daaaamn!