Erykah Badu

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Erykah Badu was born on February 26, 1971 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress and director, known for The Cider House Rules (1999), Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) and What Men Want (2019). See full bio »

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Known For

Blues Brothers 2000 Queen Mousette
What Men Want Sister
Erykah Badu: Honey Erykah Badu


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 2019 What Men Want
 2016-2017 Legends of Chamberlain Heights (TV Series)
- Just Say No to Cracky (2017) ... (voice)
- Chocolate Milk (2017) ... (voice)
- 25th Hour (2016) ... (voice)
- Cane and Disabled (2016) ... (voice)
 2016 The Land
 2015 Hand of God (TV Series)
- The Tie That Binds (2015) ... April
- A Bird in Hand (2015) ... April
- For the Rain to Gather (2015) ... April
- Your Inside Voice (2015) ... April
- He So Loved (2015) ... April
 2014-2015 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
Fatback Taffy / Hoe Crows / Fox / ...
- The Wizard of Watts (2015) ... Fatback Taffy / Hoe Crows / Fox (voice)
- Diff'rent Folks, Same Strokes or The Hunger Pain Games (2014) ... Fatback Taffy (voice)
- How Honeybee Got Her Groove Back or Sexodus or Night of the Living Dickheads (2014) ... Rita Marley / Fatback Taffy (voice)
 2013 They Die by Dawn
Stagecoach Mary
 2013 Janelle Monáe Feat. Erykah Badu: Q.U.E.E.N. (Music Video)
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 2010 Erykah Badu: Window Seat (Music Video)
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 2008 Erykah Badu: Honey (Music Video)
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 2004 House of D
Lady / Bernadette
 2004 Kid's Lives... Starring Erykah Badu (Video short)
 2002 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Musical Guest
- Episode #10.157 (2002) ... Musical Guest
 2001 Macy Gray Feat. Erykah Badu: Sweet Baby (Music Video)
Erykah Badu (singing voice)
 2000 Common: The Light (Music Video)
Female Lead
 1999 The Cider House Rules
Rose Rose
 1999 The Roots Feat. Erykah Badu: You Got Me (Music Video)
Erykah Badu
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000
Queen Mousette
 1997 Erykah Badu: Next Lifetime (Video short)
 1997 Erykah Badu: Tyrone (Music Video)
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 1997 Erykah Badu: Otherside of the Game (Music Video)
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 1997 Erykah Badu: On & On (Music Video)
 1996 D'Angelo Feat. AZ: Lady (Remix) (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print Ad for The GAP (Winter 2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Erica Wright


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Seven Sirius Benjamin | See more »

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Personal Quote:

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


Dated The D.O.C. from 2002 to 2003. See more »

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