Erykah Badu
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01bqfnf.jpg
1971-02-26
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/321531fc-db73-4ffa-a959-61a61a2908c1

Erykah Badu Biography (Wikipedia)

Erica "Erykah" Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), better known as 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.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Erykah Badu Performances & Interviews


Erykah Badu Tracks

Sort by

Rahzel
Southern Girl (feat. Erykah Badu)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqfnf.jpg
link
Southern Girl (feat. Erykah Badu)
Erykah Badu
A Child With The Blues (feat. Terence Blanchard)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqfnf.jpg
link
A Child With The Blues (feat. Terence Blanchard)
Janelle Monáe
Queen (feat. Erykah Badu)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqy2d.jpg
link
Queen (feat. Erykah Badu)
The Roots
You Got Me (feat. Erykah Badu)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01kb83x.jpg
link
You Got Me (feat. Erykah Badu)
Erykah Badu
The Healer
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01w6h8f.jpg
link
The Healer
Robert Glasper
Maiysha (So Long) (feat. Erykah Badu)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqh3h.jpg
link
Maiysha (So Long) (feat. Erykah Badu)
Janelle Monáe
Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bw3j0.jpg
link
Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu)
Bonobo
Heaven For The Sinner (feat. Erykah Badu)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p02n32w9.jpg
link
Heaven For The Sinner (feat. Erykah Badu)
Erykah Badu
Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) (feat. Common)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqfnf.jpg
link
Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) (feat. Common)
D.R.A.M.
Wifi (feat. Erykah Badu)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p02stjwc.jpg
link
Wifi (feat. Erykah Badu)
Load more tracks
Playlists featuring Erykah Badu

Performances & Interviews from Similar Artists

Back to artist