Erykah Badu

by ethnic on April 6, 2010

Erykah Badu

Birth Name: Erica Abi Wright

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 26, 1971

Ethnicity: African-American

Erykah Badu is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, disc jockey, activist, and actress. She is known for her soulful style of music, often labeled as nu soul or neo soul. She has worked with artists like The Roots, Common, and D’Angelo.

Erykah has a son with rapper, actor, and record producer André 3000; a daughter with rapper The D.O.C.; and a daughter with hip hop recording artist and record producer Jay Electronica.

Information about Erykah’s DNA testing can be found here.

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ChiBeauty November 21, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Erykah Badu is African-American PERIOD. Not half Nigerian lol! Badu isn’t even her real name. She does the whole Afro-centric artist thing well…but sorry, she’s just African American like me….with African slave blood from centuries ago!

afroaristocrat June 4, 2011 at 1:08 pm


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