Grammy Award winning singer Erykah Badu born
February 26, 1971
Singer Erykah Badu born Erica Abi Wright in South Dallas, Texas. She is considered one of the pioneers of the Neo-Soul genre of music. She has a number of critically acclaimed hits including "On & On", "You Got Me" (with the Roots), "Bag Lady" and "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" (With Common).
Badu has a son named Seven born in 1997 with ex-partner André 3000 of OutKast fame and a daughter Puma born in 2004 with West Coast rapper the D.O.C..