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What Is Erykah Badu's Reported Net Worth in 2024?

When people think of longtime neo-soul musicians, Erykah Badu, with her eclectic persona, is one of the first names that come to mind. The award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, disc jockey, musician, social activist has a successful music career which spans nearly four decades and classic tracks like “Next Lifetime,” “Call Tyrone” and “On & On”, Badu has proven that she’s a creative force in the industry. These days, Badu can often be found sitting front row at international Fashion Week shows. She has also tried her hand at acting, and producing and has even served as the face of both Tom Ford and Givenchy for fragrance and clothing collections, respectively. Known as the Queen of Neo-Soul, with a track record this strong, one question comes to mind. “Exactly how much is Ms. Badu worth these days?” Erykah Badu’s Early Life Born Erica Abi Wright in Dallas in 1971, Badu started performing at an early age. As young as four years of age, she frequently sang and...

9th Wonder To Teach Hip Hop Courses At The Roc Nation School Of Music, Sports & Entertainment

The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment continues to grow! Billboard reports that 9th Wonder will join the school as a visiting professor and artist in residence. As an acclaimed R&B/Hip-Hop producer, 9th Wonder will teach courses in Hip-Hop history along with the making of an album utilizing his current research in connection with the Loeb Library at Harvard University. He also brings a plethora of personal experiences to the table for the role. “Music changed my life and opened doors for me in ways that I never could have imagined, so it’s only right that we impart our knowledge to help the next generation of ambitious leaders,” said 9th Wonder in a statement to Billboard. “I’m truly honored to teach at the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment and look forward to equipping these students with the tools to break barriers in their own lives and careers.” Some of his early credits include production work on Jay-Z’s “The Black Album” and Destiny Child’s...

May 25, 2021

Erykah Badu Merges Tech and Creativity With Her Own Livestream Company

Artists have gotten quite crafty by finding loopholes to still connect with their fans during quarantine. Erykah Badu has even gone as far as to develop her own livestream company, to perform her “Quarantine Concert Series” from her Dallas home. Variety reports that Badu launched the company last month charging viewers $1-$3 fees for the audio content. Just ten days after her in-person tour was postponed, Badu hired a “back-end” livestream company and paywall service to essentially broadcast from the comfort of her bedroom. “I had to quickly think of something, and like every other artist in the industry, we thought of livestreaming,” Badu told Variety. “I had to figure out a way to keep morale up for all [my] musicians and techs and engineers and keep all of us employed.” To successfully launch her series, Badu first had to scout for a proper platform. “I [spoke with] a lot of streaming companies, including the main ones, and they didn’t have what I thought was adequate for what I...

Apr 20, 2020

Erykah Badu to Host Virtual Interactive Quarantine Concert for a Small Fee

As many of us enter day five of self-quarantining, we’re looking for any and every way to stay entertained. To help alleviate the stir-crazy stress some of us may be experiencing, Erykah Badu is providing a musical solution for those that are self-isolating in their homes. The soul singer announced that she has plans to live stream a quarantine concert from her Dallas bedroom for those fans who need an escape from the coronavirus madness. Badu’s interactive Apocalypse One concert will cost fans a small fee of just $1 and she’s even taking song suggestions from viewers. Badu made the announcement via her Instagram page. “Peace and love. The show must go on,” Badu said in the video. “Introducing the quarantine concert series live from my bedroom. We will be performing here live this weekend.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by UNICORN Mutant Cobra – present (@erykahbadu) “YOU CHOOSE THE Songs by poll. One $ to get in. 1 dollar. We gone pull it off. We gone be calm. You gone...

Mar 20, 2020