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Erykah Badu

1971 - Today

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Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), known professionally as Erykah Badu (), is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Influenced by R&B, 1970s soul, and 1980s hip hop, Badu became associated with the neo soul subgenre in the 1990s and 2000s along with artists such as D'Angelo and Maxwell. She has been called the Queen of Neo soul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erykah Badu has received more than 7,911,131 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Erykah Badu is the 1,641st most popular musician (down from 1,386th in 2019), the 8,267th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,658th in 2019) and the 693rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 7.9M

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  • 56.07

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Erykah Badu ranks 1,641 out of 2,675Before her are Pete Quaife, Shannon Leto, Alex Turner, Alison Sudol, Michael Steele, and Topper Headon. After her are Marisa Monte, Clem Burke, Angerfist, Devin Townsend, Paul Winter, and James Moody.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Erykah Badu ranks 229Before her are Fredi Bobic, Claudia Gerini, Jenna Elfman, Adina Porter, Kid Rock, and Alex Borstein. After her are Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Jason Lewis, Tsutomu Nihei, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Gregory Porter, and Besnik Hasi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Erykah Badu ranks 8,267 out of 15,968Before her are Kid Rock (1971), Michael Steele (1955), Richard Rush (1929), Ed Hamm (1906), Alex Borstein (1971), and Marvin Heemeyer (1951). After her are Scott Baio (1960), Anne Gwynne (1918), Karl Taylor Compton (1887), Bizarre (1976), Mary Barra (1961), and Marc Aaronson (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Erykah Badu ranks 693Before her are Paul Motian (1931), Narada Michael Walden (1952), Benjamin Orr (1947), Shannon Leto (1970), Alison Sudol (1984), and Michael Steele (1955). After her are Clem Burke (1954), Paul Winter (1939), James Moody (1925), Sammy Cahn (1913), Eddie Hazel (1950), and Danny Carey (1961).

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