Erykah Badu
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1971-02-26
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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu Biography (Wikipedia)

Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), known professionally as Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Badu's career began after opening a show for D'Angelo in 1994 in Fort Worth; record label executive Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance and signed her to Kedar Entertainment. Her first album, Baduizm, was released in February 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). Her first live album, Live, was released in November 1997 and was certified double Platinum by the RIAA.

Her second studio album, Mama's Gun, was released in 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 in 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 in 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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Danger
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Danger
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)
Erykah Badu
Window Seat
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Window Seat
Busta Rhymes
One (LP Clean) (feat. Erykah Badu)
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One (LP Clean) (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
Next Lifetime
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Next Lifetime
Erykah Badu
On & On
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On & On
Tyler, the Creator
Treehome95 (feat. Coco O & Erykah Badu)
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Treehome95 (feat. Coco O & Erykah Badu)
Erykah Badu
Hello (feat. André 3000)
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Hello (feat. André 3000)
Erykah Badu
Green Eyes
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Green Eyes
Erykah Badu
Tempted
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Tempted
Erykah Badu
Appletree
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Appletree
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Didn't Cha Know
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Didn't Cha Know
Erykah Badu
The Healer
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The Healer
Janelle Monáe
Queen (feat. Erykah Badu)
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Queen (feat. Erykah Badu)
Robert Glasper Experiment
Afro Blue
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Afro Blue
Eryka Badu & James Poyser
Tempted
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Tempted

Tempted

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Eryka Badu & James Poyser
Erykah Badu
Tempted
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Tempted

Tempted

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Jame Poyser
Shafiq Husayn
Mrs Crabtree (feat. Erykah Badu, N'Dambi & Aset SoSavvy)
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Mrs Crabtree (feat. Erykah Badu, N'Dambi & Aset SoSavvy)
Erykah Badu
Bag Lady
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Bag Lady
Erykah Badu
On And On (Clean Version)
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On And On (Clean Version)
The Roots
You Got Me (feat. Erykah Badu)
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You Got Me (feat. Erykah Badu)
Erykah Badu
Explosive Lady (Wantigga Remix)
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Explosive Lady (Wantigga Remix)
Erykah Badu
Time's A Wastin'
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Time's A Wastin'
Shafiq Husayn
Mrs. Crabtree (feat. Erykah Badu, Ndambe & Aset)
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Mrs. Crabtree (feat. Erykah Badu, Ndambe & Aset)
Erykah Badu
Soldier
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Soldier
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