Erykah Badu
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1971-02-26
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Erykah Badu Biography (Wikipedia)

Erykah Abi Wright (born Erica Abi Wright; February 26, 1971), better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, disc jockey, activist, and actress. Badu's career began after opening a show for D'Angelo in 1994 in her hometown; record label executive Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance and signed her to Kedar Entertainment. Her first album, Baduizm, was released on February 11, 1997. It spawned three singles: "On & On", "Next Lifetime" and "Otherside of the Game". The album was certified triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Badu's first live album, Live, was released on November 18, 1997 and was certified double Platinum by the RIAA.

Badu's second studio album, Mama's Gun, was released on October 31, 2000. It spawned three singles: "Bag Lady", which became her first top 10 single on the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at #6, "Didn't Cha Know?" and "Cleva". The album was certified Platinum by the RIAA. Badu's third album, Worldwide Underground, was released on September 16, 2003. It generated three singles: "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)", "Danger" and "Back in the Day (Puff)" with 'Love' becoming her second song to reach the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #9. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA. Badu's fourth album, New Amerykah Part One, was released on February 26, 2008. It spawned two singles: "Honey" and "Soldier". New Amerykah Part Two was released in 2010 and fared well both critically and commercially. It contained the album's lead single "Window Seat", which led to controversy.

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The Roots
You Got Me (feat. Erykah Badu)
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You Got Me (feat. Erykah Badu)
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On & On
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On & On
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The Healer
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The Healer
Janelle Monáe
Queen (feat. Erykah Badu)
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Queen (feat. Erykah Badu)
Robert Glasper
Maiysha (So Long) (feat. Erykah Badu)
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Maiysha (So Long) (feat. Erykah Badu)
Janelle Monáe
Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu)
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Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu)
Erykah Badu
Window Seat
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Window Seat
Bonobo
Heaven For The Sinner (feat. Erykah Badu)
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Heaven For The Sinner (feat. Erykah Badu)
Erykah Badu
Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) (feat. Common)
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Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) (feat. Common)
D.R.A.M.
Wifi (feat. Erykah Badu)
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Wifi (feat. Erykah Badu)
Robert Glasper Experiment
Afro Blue
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Afro Blue
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Orange Moon
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Orange Moon
Erykah Badu
Didn't Cha Know
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Didn't Cha Know
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Come and See Me (Duet Remix)
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Come and See Me (Duet Remix)
Nas
This Bitter Land
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This Bitter Land
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