Erykah Badu


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  • Birth Name: Erica Abi Wright
  • Birth Place: Dallas, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/26/1971, Pisces
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; musician
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Famed Jazz Trumpeter Donald Byrd Dies at 80

Donald Byrd, one of the most well-known jazz trumpeters of the 1950s, died Feb. 4 at a hospital in Delaware, The Washington Post reports. He was 80.

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Watercooler: Did the VH1 Divas Touch Your Soul?

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Year Title Description
2013 BET Awards 2013 TV Show Series, Performer
2011 VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul TV Show Series, Performer
2011 UNCF TV Show Series, Performer
2010 Soul Train Awards TV Show Series, Performer
2006 VH1 Hip Hop Honors TV Show Series, Performer

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Erykah Badu Pays $500 Fine for Disorderly Conduct for Music Video

Singer Erykah Badu has paid a $500 fine and will serve six months of probation for disorderly conduct after filming a music video that offended tourists, The Associated Press reports.

On March 13, Badu stripped naked and acted out being fatally shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza —where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — for a music video for her song "Window Seat."

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Erykah Badu Defends Video: "My Point Was Grossly Misunderstood"

Erykah Badu says her music video, "Window Seat," in which she stripped nude and feigned being shot at the site of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, has been "grossly misunderstood" and was not intended to insult the memory of the late president.

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Erykah Badu To Be Fined $500 for Publicly Stripping in Dallas

Erykah Badu will be fined $500 for disorderly conduct after she stripped nude and pretended to be shot in the head in the same Dallas plaza where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, The Dallas Morning News reports.

At first, police said no citizens complained after... read more


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