American neo-soul, R&B/hip hop artist whose work crosses over into jazz.
1971 - Born on the 26th of February in Dallas Texas.
1985 - Erykah was taking to the local radio microphones, freestyling on the air.
1993 - Went on to study theater at the historically Black college Grambling State University, but before she finished her course she decided took on several minimum wage jobs to support her.
1997 - She recorded album "Baduizm".
2004 - Badu gave birth to a daughter, Puma, in her Dallas home.
2000 - Appeared in the films Blues Brothers, The Cider House Rules, House of D, "Before the Music Dies", and Dave Chappelle's Block Party.
2006 - She also appeared in scenes of the music video of Miko Marks'recording, 'Mama'.
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