Erykah Badu


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

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(1999)
Blues Brothers 2000 Queen Mousette
(1998)
What Men Want Sister
(2019)
Brown Sugar Soundtrack
(2002)

Filmography

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 2021 Malcolm & Marie (writer: "Liberation")
 2020 Soul (performer: "Apple Tree") / (writer: "Apple Tree" - as Erica Wright)
 2020/I The Photograph (performer: "Tempted")
  She's Gotta Have It (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- #I'mFeelingMyFeelings (2019) ... (performer: "Back In The Day") / (writer: "Back In The Day")
 2019 Show Jana Krause (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 March 2019 (2019) ... ("Didn't Cha Know")
  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 dated 26 February 2013 (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 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Know Black People & Keeping It Real Goes Wrong (2004) ... (performer: "Back in the Day (Puff)" - uncredited)
 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", "The Light (Remix)")
 2000 Next Friday (writer: "Tyrone")
 1998 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scott Wolf/Natalie Imbruglia (1998) ... (writer: "Tyrone" - uncredited)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (performer: "Funky Nassau")
 1997 Eve's Bayou (performer: "A Child With The Blues")
  One Life to Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Episode dated 5 September 1997 (1997) ... (performer: "Appletree") / (writer: "Appletree")
 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 Director (5 credits)
Show Show Composer (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (97 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album, "When Disaster Strikes"; duet with Busta Rhymes for track "One" Elektra/Wea, 1997. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Erica Wright

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Personal Quote:

Music and the music business are two different things. See more »

Trivia:

Attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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