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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

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    • February 26th, 1971
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is an American recording artist, record producer and actress. Her work includes elements from R&B, hip hop and jazz. She is best known for her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre, and for her eccentric, cerebral musical stylings and sense of fashion. She is known as the "First Lady of Neo-Soul" or the "Queen of Neo-Soul". Early in her career, Badu was recognizable for wearing very large and colorful headwraps. For her musical sensibilities, she has often been compared to jazz great Billie Holiday. She was a core member of the Soulquarians, and is also an actress having appeared in a number of films playing a range of supporting roles in movies such as Blues Brothers 2000, The Cider House Rules, and House of D, she is also very prominent in the documentary film Before the Music Dies. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicolas Philibert, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Acting (6 Credits)

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2020Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
2019What Men Want as Sister
2016The Land as Turquoise
2004House of D as Lady / Bernadette
1999The Cider House Rules as Rose Rose
1998Blues Brothers 2000 as Queen Moussette

Herself (3 Credits)

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2011The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 as Self (voice)
2010Teenage Paparazzo as Self (uncredited)
2005Dave Chappelle's Block Party as Self

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