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Erykah Badu


Erykah Badu was born on February 26, 1971 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Erica Abi Wright. See full bio »

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Known For

(1999)
Blues Brothers 2000 Queen Mousette
(1998)
Brown Sugar Soundtrack
(2002)
(2008)

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  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- Christoph Waltz/Beanie Feldstein/Cardi B/Erykah Badu (2017) ... (performer: "On & On", "Sorrow Tears and Blood") / (writer: "On & On")
- Gordon Ramsay/Billie Lourd/Randy Syphax (2015) ... (performer: "Phone Down" - uncredited) / (writer: "Phone Down" - uncredited)
  Atlanta (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- The Jacket (2016) ... (performer: "Other Side of the Game" - uncredited) / (writer: "Other Side of the Game" - uncredited)
 2016/I Moonlight (performer: "Tyrone") / (writer: "Tyrone" - as Erica Wright)
 2016 BET Awards 2016 (TV Special) (performer: "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker")
 2014 Power (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Not Exactly How We Planned (2014) ... (performer: "Jump Up In The Air And Stay There" - uncredited)
 2013 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- DJ Lance's Super Music & Toy Room (2013) ... (performer: "Birds" (uncredited), "We're Gonna Party Today")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (as Erica Wright, "See Thru To U")
 2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.71 (2013) ... (writer: "Treehome95")
 2011 The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (Documentary) (performer: "I Want A World" ) / (writer: "I Want A World" )
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Medley: Out My Mind, Just In Time; Window Seat") / (writer: "Medley: Out My Mind, Just In Time; Window Seat")
 2010 Sex and the City 2 (performer: "Window Seat") / (writer: "Window Seat" - as Erica Wright)
 2008 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Took (2008) ... (performer: "On & On")
 2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Documentary) (performer: "Back in the Day", "Love of My Life", "You Got Me") / (writer: "Back in the Day", "Love of My Life")
 2005 The Man (performer: "Bandy Bandy")
 2005 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 10 - Soul Og R&B (2005) ... (writer: "Next Lifetime")
 2004 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hip Hop Soul (2004) ... (performer: "On & On")
 2004 House of D (performer: "Melissa")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2004) ... (writer: "Appletree")
 2002 Brown Sugar (performer: "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)") / (producer: "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)") / (writer: "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)")
 2001 Pootie Tang (as Erica Wright, "Southern Girl") / (performer: "Southern Girl")
 2000 Drop the Beat (TV Series) (performer: "Southern Gul")
 2000 Bamboozled (performer: "Hollywood" (1977), "The Light" Remix)
 2000 Next Friday (writer: "Tyrone")
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (performer: "Funky Nassau")
 1997 Eve's Bayou (performer: "A Child With The Blues")
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vendetta (1997) ... ("Stay", uncredited)
 1996 High School High (performer: "Your Precious Love")
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Show Show Self (85 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video for Common: "The Light" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't read music or anything, so when I produce, I go basically by ear. See more »

Trivia:

Has 3 children: a son Seven Sirius Benjamin (b. November 18, 1999) with her ex-boyfriend André Benjamin, a daughter Puma Sabti Curry (b. July 5, 2004) with her ex-boyfriend The D.O.C. and another daughter Mars Merkaba Thedford (b. February 1, 2009) with her boyfriend Jay Electronica. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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