When was Erykah Badu born? Erykah Badu was born on February 26.
Born in 1971 as Erica Abi Wright in Dallas, TX, Erykah Badu is a Grammy-winning rapper, singer, and producer. Her debut Baduizm is a neo-soul classic. She's worked with Common multiple times and has even acted on the big screen.
In addition to rap, she has a child with André 3000 from OutKast, another with The D.O.C., and another with Jay Electronica. The OutKast song “Ms. Jackson” is about Badu and her mother.