Erykah Badu - Sondz

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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”. Badu's career began after she opened a show for D'Angelo in 1994 in Fort Worth; record label executive Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance and signed her to Kedar Entertainment. Her first album, Baduizm, was released in February 1997. It spawned four singles: "On & On", "Appletree", "Next Lifetime" and "Otherside of the Game". The album was certified triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her first live album, Live, was released in November 1997 and was certified double Platinum by the RIAA.<...

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NameRole(s)
Tom Soares
Tom SoaresMixRecordingMix (additional)Recording (additional)
James Poyser
James PoyserCreditKeyboardProgramming (additional)Rhodes pianoMinimoogProducerPianoGrand pianoHandclapsProducer (co)
Mike Chav
Mike ChavSynthesizerCajónHandclapsFoot stompsRecording (additional)RecordingArrangerProgramming (additional)Producer (additional)Programming
Zach Witness
Zach WitnessMembranophoneMixProducer (co)EngineerProgrammingRhodes pianoElectric piano
Braylon Lacy
Braylon LacyBassProducer (co)
Chris Bell
Chris BellRecordingMix
Freakquency
FreakquencyProducer
Rashad Smith
Rashad SmithProgramming (drum machine)Programming (unspecified drum)
?uestlove
?uestloveDrums (drum set)HandclapsProducerProducer (co)
Kedar Massenburg
Kedar MassenburgProducer (executive)