Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu
Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, United States
Citizenship: US

Original name: Erica Wright

The fact that ever succeed, soul singer Erykah Badu (Erykah Badu) knew from childhood. Just know that sooner or later it will happen. It happened, as it was thought, success came to her almost immediately: the first album of the singer “Baduizm” topped the rhythm and blues chart and climbed to the second line of the national charts. An original artist with a voice of rare beauty just won the title of the newsmen new Billie Holiday (Billy Holiday). More nice compliment her hearing was not necessary.
 
The fact that ever succeed, soul singer Erykah Badu (Erykah Badu) knew from childhood. Just know that sooner or later it will happen. It happened, as it was thought, success came to her almost immediately: the first album of the singer “Baduizm” topped the rhythm and blues chart and climbed to the second line of the national charts. An original artist with a voice of rare beauty just won the title of the newsmen new Billie Holiday (Billy Holiday). More nice compliment her hearing was not necessary.
Eric Wright (Erica Wright) was born and raised in Dallas. Her mother was an actress and raising Erika mainly engaged in the grandmother. That she recorded on a home tape recorder first primitive vocal performance 3-year-old Erica. She taught the girl to use this miracle of technology was then, however, nothing in addition to hymns recording is not permitted. The first song composed by Eric in seven years. Her debut on stage took place in the second grade – in the school play, she volunteered to play the role of bully-boys. Then she felt that there is nothing more interesting scenes. Music and songs around always enough. She grew up on the old Soul 70 – Chaka Khan (Chaka Khan), Stevie Wonder (Stevie Wonder), Guy Marvin (Marvin Gaye), and then became involved in hip-hop, always something to write and rhymed, and at every opportunity to rap (performing under the name MS Apple). But in his youth he fell in love with jazz. Wisdom vocal and stage skills she mastered the art school in Dallas, after which came in one of Louisiana State University, where she studied theater.
Back in Dallas, Eric got a job at the school, but the idea of ??a professional music career had never been left. Together with his cousin, Robert “Free” Bradford (Robert “Free” Bradford) Eric composes and performs hip-hop. Their duet titled ErykahFree performed in local caf?s and clubs. At one of these concerts the musicians saw the infamous D’Angelo, who was working on her debut album, and introduced them to his manager Kedar Massenburgom (Kedar Massenburg). Singer Erykah Badu, as it is easy to predict, fascinated manager. He immediately suggested that she recorded a duet with the trial D’Angelo. Eric was the first time in a professional recording studio, made several dozens of takes, but was a great pleasure to work with D’Angelo. Recorded with him cover version of Marvin and Tammi Terrell Guy (Tammi Terrell) “Precious Love” was intended for the soundtrack to the 1996 film “High School High”. Song like students, and Kedar Massenburg took the singer under his wing, providing her a solo contract with his newly established label Kedar Entertainment.
Soon Massenburg has engaged in producing the debut album Erykah Badu “Baduizm”, the creation of which has attracted renowned bassist Ron Carter (Ron Carter), and hip-hoppers The Roots. No wonder that, with the support of such stars Erykah Badu career immediately took a rapid start. First Rate her talent army of fans of rhythm and blues. Promotional single “On & On” topped the charts R & B / Hip-Hop, and then lit a 12 issues in the ranking Billboard Hot 100. issued shortly album “Baduizm” (1997) was everywhere the green light, he instantly became a number one hit on the charts rhythm and blues and was marked by the second line of Billboard 200. For an unknown debutant result was more than convincing. The album was worth it. All tracks except one, Eric wrote herself – subtle and direct, strong and feminine, inspired by the rhythm and blues of the old school. Elastic, soaring, heartfelt voice Badu singing not only about love and faith, but also the fate of African-Americans about the problems of modern women. Her deep soul vocals with a jazzy flavor reminiscent voice idols of her youth – Billie Holiday, Nina Simon (Nina Simone) and Diana Ross (Diana Ross).
A few months later edition of the album has already reached a million copies. Erykah Badu, fueling interest in “Baduizm”, held for the promotion of his excellent tour, opening for well-known rhythm and blues bands and rappers Wu-Tang Clan, and then a solo program. The idea of ??a scenic image and its ability to keep the hall in voltage gives a live album “Live”, which the singer had time to prepare before the end of 1997. Even live recordings the actress enjoyed so much in demand that the “Live” is almost repeated the achievement debut album, only the pop charts focused on the two lines below. In February 1998, Badu arrived at the ceremony Grammy, which took two honorary trophy. Disc “Baduizm” was named the best rhythm and blues album of the year, and the single “On & On” won the award for “best female vocalist in the genre of R & B”.
In the same 1998 year, Erykah Badu and her boyfriend rapper Andr? 3000 from the group Outkast son. Roman Eric and Andre proved short-lived, one year later they parted. Along with the education of his son Bud began counting his acting career. She starred in “The Cider House Rules”, the award-winning “Oscar”, based on the novel by John Irving (John Irving). The second major work in film was the film “Blues Brothers 2000”.
Continuation discography Erykah Badu her fans were waiting impatiently. In 2000 he released Long-play “Mama’s Gun”, who successfully climbed the 11 line rating of the Billboard 200 chart and left more than a year. Eric has significantly expanded its powers. In addition to songwriting, she co-produced the album with a couple of Dee Jay (Jay Dee). From rhythm and blues in the spirit of the ’70s, where Eric grew up, she moved on to neo soul, appears even more bold actress and mature, multi-faceted singer. The studio sessions helped her famous jazzmen – vibraphonist Roy Ayers (Roy Ayers) and trumpeter Roy Hargrove (Roy Hargrove), and Stephen Marley (Stephen Marley) and? Uestlove, drummer Roots. The most popular tracks from the album turned out to be a single “Bag Lady” (hit # 6 in the US and Canada), which is a video for the singer decided to shoot herself.
With the new program Eric, first, to take a ride on the largest cities of the United States, and second, has participated in numerous festivals, including jazz. The range and gorgeous timbre of her voice allowed the young singer to cope with the most complex jazz repertoire. What we are once again convinced 25,000 spectators Jazz Festival in Cape Town, South Africa, in March 2002.
Even though the three-year break between releases, work schedule Badu knows downtime. She regularly writes music and sings songs for the soundtrack, including her work – a composition “Drama” for the film memory of Martin Luther King’s “Living the Dream: Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King”. Eric readily agrees to joint studio recordings with peers. Established with the team composition Roots “You Got Me” in 1999, won a Grammy for best performance of the rap duo / group. Together with the Guru she prepared song “Plenty”, for the album “Stankonia” group Outkast recorded track “Humble Mumble”, as a tribute to Bob Marley (Bob Marley) “Chant Down Babylon” sang the hit “No More Trouble”. His fourth Grammy Award for the actress has received a duet with rapper Common “Love of My Life”, named best rhythm and blues song of the year.
In 2003, Badu is back with a new album, “Worldwide Underground”. Previously conquered borders it does not give up: I drive started in the pop charts with the third row and was the number two in the rhythm and blues rating. The 50 minutes of free, relaxed music resembles a Sunday jam session good friends than a well-structured, carefully prepared album. All the songs as well as textured and charming sound created by a team of Freakquency, which included Badu, James Poyzera (James Poyser) and Rashad “Ringo” Smith (Rashad “Ringo” Smith).
In summer 2003 collection of award-winning singer was joined by three prizes Soul Train Lady Of Soul Awards, among which was a special award, the most interesting actress – Aretha Franklin Award in 2003.
2004 brought the 33-year-old actress has a joy it for the second time became a mother. The name of his father’s newborn daughter Erica holds a secret.
Three albums, two children, plenty of work done and further plans. “I will work hard, as an actress and as a singer, in order to survive in this world, – says” the new Billie Holiday. “- I will play in the movie, because people like it when the singer starred in the film, especially if they are a good actress. I would herself to shoot video. Using his choreographic training, I opened a dance school. And in the future, and the school of arts. Well, as I related the label on the hands and feet, I’ll write music and making albums. ”
Erykah Badu will miss once. We appear, too.

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