About Erykah Badu
It has been claimed that the overall size of Erykah Badu net worth reaches 12 million dollars. She is known as a musician, singer, actress and record producer and all these careers have played a huge role when it comes to increasing Erykah Badu net worth. In 1994, she began her career in entertainment when she was still living in her hometown, when she opened a show of D’Angelo. As a result, Erykah Badu got an opportunity to sign to Kedar Entertainment.
In 1997, her first album under this label was released, which was called “Baduizm”. Three songs from this album were released, which were the following: “Next Lifetime”, “Otherside of the Game” and “On and On”. RIAA certified the album as triple Platinum. Thus, the sales of it also increased the overall size of Erykah Badu net worth. In the same year, her live album was released, which was titled “Live”. Two songs from this album were released, called “Tyrone” and “Apple Tree”. RIAA certified the album as double Platinum.
In 2000, another album of the singer was released, which was called “Mama’s Gun”.
Three hits from this album were released, such as “Cleva”, “Didn’t Cha Know” and “Bag Lady”. RIAA certified the album as Platinum. Therefore, the sales of all of these albums added up to the total estimate of Erykah Badu net worth.
In 2003, Erykah Badu released another album called “Worldwide Underground”. The following songs were released from this album, “Back in the Day (Puff)” and “Danger”. RIAA certified this album as Gold. In 2008, Erykah Badu released another album, called “New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)”. “Soldier” and “Honey” were the two singles released from this album. Two years later, the second part of the album was released, which was titled “New Amerykah Part 2 (Return of the Ankh)”. The album received both commercial and critical success.
Erykah Badu is incorporating three music genres into her music, those being jazz, hip hop and RnB. Erykah Badu is also credited with raising neo soul music genre. Thus, as a result, she is sometimes referred to as “The Queen of Neo Soul” or “The First Lady of Neo Soul”. Initially in her music career, Erykah Badu was known for wearing large headbands, which was one of her trademarks. As a musician, Erykah Badu has been compared quite on a few occasions to Billie Holiday.