Erykah Badu (born Erica Abi Wright, February 26, 1971) is a Grammy Award-winning, American R&B, soul, and hip hop singer and songwriter, whose work encompasses elements of 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. Early in her career she was recognizable for wearing very large and colorful headwraps. For her musical sensibilities, she has often been compared to jazz great Billie Holiday.[1] She was a core member of the Soulquarians, and is also an actress having appeared in a number of films playing a diverse range of supporting roles in movies such as "Blues Brothers 2000", "Cider House Rules", and "House of D".

Official website: http://www.erykahbadu.com/

Discography, 5 albums

Baduizm - 1997
Live! - 1997
Mama's Gun - 2000
Worldwide Underground - 2003
New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) - 2008

Non-album songs