What IS voodoo?

I’ve looked online, but I want to know from people who practice voodoo, what it exactly is. I know for different people it’s different, so I’m looking to learn and understand for many people of this practice. How similar is it to other practices?

I’m trying to learn a little bit of everything. ^ . ^

Connecting with your ancestors who have RAW power, blurring the lines between reality and hallucination quite vividly, connecting to the source in a intense albiet almost unnerving level.