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5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Erykah Badu

Thursday, 06 December 2012 10:15 , Written by 
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Erykah Badu Bode Helm

Erykah Badu will be performing in the country next week on 11th December at the Carnivore Lounge from. Find out where to get tickets here. Below is a list of five interesting things you probably didn't know about the soul singer.

1. Over the years, the singer has used many aliases besides her official stage name including Badula Ahblungada, Sarah Bellum, Analog Girl, Lo Down Loretta Brown, Manuela Maria Mexico, Fat Belly Bella, Automatic Slim, Annie the El Chemist, She Ill, Apples.

2. Badu has three children, all born to different fathers, all of them music figures: Seven Sirius Benjamin Wright's father is actor and former Outkast member, Andre 3000. Puma Sabti Curry Wright's father is, The DOC, a former member of the legendary hip hop group, NWA. Mars Merkaba Flowers Wright's father is hip hop artiste and producer, Jay Electronica. All three children were born naturally at home with the help of family and a midwife and doula.

3. On February 1, 2009, Badu and Jay Electronica blogged about the birth of their daughter, Mars Merkab Flowers Wright, in real time on the micro-blogging site Twitter, becoming the first celebrity couple to ever live-tweet the birth of a new child.

4. Besides her education at Grambling University for a Theatre Arts Major, she also has certifications for Master Reiki Degree, Doula Certification and Holistic Health Practitioner .

5. Erykah Badu popped her Live album on November 18th, 1997. That same day, she popped her first child, Seven Sirius Benjamin Wright. Her album went straight to number one on the pop album charts and later went two times Platinum.

The Erykah Badu concert is on 11th December at Carnivore Lounge. The Tusker Lite Experience is a relaxing evening with great music, great people and the great tasting low carb beer, Tusker Lite. The Tusker Lite Experience has previously brought in legendary RnB performers, Joe Thomas and Johnny Gill to grace previous events.

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