Erykah Badu

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A neo-soul singer with some of the finest interpretive gifts since the swing era, and an uncompromising innovator who dug deep into experimental R&B.
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Year Album Artist
2016 Big Baby D.R.A.M. D.R.A.M. Featured Artist
2016 Everything's Beautiful Miles Davis / Robert Glasper Composer, Featured Artist, Percussion, Producer, Vocals
2015 But You Caint Use My Phone Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer
2015 Latest & Greatest Soul Stars Primary Artist
2015 The Documentary 2 The Game Primary Artist
2014 '90s Smooth Grooves Primary Artist
2014 101 More R&B Hits Primary Artist
2014 90s Anthems: The Ultimate Collection Primary Artist
2014 Icon 2: The Best of Blue Note Featured Artist
2014 Ladies & the City Primary Artist
2014 Nic Fanciulli in the House Nic Fanciulli Primary Artist
2014 Playlist: The Very Best of Common Common Featured Artist
2014 Pure R&B '90s Primary Artist
2014 R&B: The Ultimate Collection Primary Artist
2013 Masterpiece Created by Carl Craig Composer, Primary Artist
2013 The Electric Lady Janelle Monáe Featured Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
2013 The North Borders Bonobo Composer, Featured Artist, Vocal Arrangement, Vocals
2013 The Nacirema Dream Papoose Composer, Featured Artist
2013 Wolf Tyler Composer, Featured Artist
2012 Black Radio Robert Glasper / Robert Glasper Experiment Featured Artist, Vocals
2012 Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP Robert Glasper / Robert Glasper Experiment Featured Artist
2012 Manuela Rocket Juice & the Moon Featured Artist
2012 R&B Music Icons Primary Artist
2012 Rocket Juice & the Moon Rocket Juice & the Moon Guest Artist, Featured Artist
2012 Rubble Guts & BB Eye Preteen Zenith Vocals
2012 Sunday in Bed, Vol. 5: Sexy Sounds for Lazy Lovers Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
2012 The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends The Flaming Lips Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2012 Until the Quiet Comes Flying Lotus Composer, Featured Artist, Vocals
2012 Wu Block Wu-Block Featured Artist
2011 Back to Life: '90s Soul, Groove & Club Classics Primary Artist
2011 The Best of Lounge Music Featured Artist
2011 The Wonder Years 9th Wonder Featured Artist
2010 Andre Benjamin: The Essential Collection André 3000 Primary Artist
2010 Death of a Pop Star David Banner / 9th Wonder Featured Artist
2010 Go!: Common Classics Common Composer, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
2010 Icon Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer, Featured Artist, Producer
2010 New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Executive Producer, Art Direction, Design, Additional Production, Arranger, Cabasa, Clapping, Composer, Engineer, Handclapping, Lyricist, Percussion, Producer, Programming, Stomping, Vocals
2010 Pozytywne Wibracje, Vol. 10 Composer, Primary Artist
2010 Sex and the City 2 [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Aaron Zigman Composer, Primary Artist
2010 Teflon Don Rick Ross Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2010 Telephone Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2010 The Best of Erykah Badu Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer
2010 Window Seat Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer
2010 Worldwide: A Celebration of His Syndicated Radio Show Gilles Peterson Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
2009 Brains All Over the Streets T-K.A.S.H. Featured Artist
2009 Coming Home Nightmares on Wax Primary Artist
2009 Dillanthology, Vol. 1: Dilla's Productions for Various Artists J Dilla Producer, Primary Artist
2009 Dillanthology: Dilla's Best J Dilla Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
2009 Kochplatte Primary Artist
2009 Lounge Anthology: Cool Session Featured Artist
2009 Nuclear Evolution: The Age of Love Sa-Ra Vocals (Background), Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2009 She's Got Soul Composer, Primary Artist
2009 Ultimate R&B Love 2009 Primary Artist
2008 100x Liefde Primary Artist
2008 A Brief History of the Blues Vocals, Primary Artist
2008 Alter Ego: The Mixtape André 3000 Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2008 Amerykahn Promise Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2008 Bang & Olufsen: Jazz/Soul/Pop/Rock/Electronic/Classical Primary Artist
2008 Bang & Olufsen: Soul Primary Artist
2008 Berry Jam Collection 2 (Mixed By DJ Mayumi) Primary Artist
2008 Black Summer Party: Best Of, Vol. 5 Composer, Primary Artist
2008 Common Cents Common Guest Artist, Primary Artist
2008 Erykah Badu Smooth Sax Tribute The Smooth Jazz All Stars Tributee, Composer
2008 Girlfriends [Original Soundtrack] Composer, Primary Artist
2008 Hip Hop Classics Collection Primary Artist
2008 Kabah Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2008 Lost & Found: 1990's Pop, Vol. 6 Primary Artist
2008 Lost & Found: Soul, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2008 Lost & Found: Women, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2008 Lost and Found: Women, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2008 Midnight Soul: After Midnight Primary Artist
2008 Motown: The Complete No. 1's Primary Artist
2008 NDR Info Nightlounge Primary Artist
2008 New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Producer, Lyricist, Remixing, Vocals, Talking Drum, Percussion, Executive Producer, Vocal Arrangement, Art Direction, Design, Re-Recording Engineer, Composer
2008 Nova Classics, Vol. 8 Composer, Primary Artist
2008 Nova Tunes 1.8 Primary Artist
2008 Nu Urban Traxx, Vol. 123 Primary Artist
2008 Radio Zet: Platinum [Box] Primary Artist
2008 Streetsoul Centric Composer, Primary Artist
2008 The Best So Far... D'Angelo Primary Artist
2008 The Best of Guru's Jazzmatazz Guru Producer, Primary Artist
2008 The Healer/Real Thang Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2008 The Heart Gently Weeps Wu-Tang Clan Primary Artist
2008 Time Travelin' Common / DJ Soul Primary Artist
2008 Tune-In, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2008 Woman to Woman Primary Artist
2008 Woman: The Collection 2008 Composer, Primary Artist
2008 Women Primary Artist
2007 8 Diagrams Wu-Tang Clan Additional Personnel, Primary Artist
2007 Badu Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2007 Best of Woman Primary Artist
2007 Desire Pharoahe Monch Vocals (Background), Composer, Primary Artist
2007 Get Live Strange Fruit Project Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2007 Higher Calling Dwayne Kerr Vocals, Primary Artist
2007 Honey Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer
2007 Honey Jams Composer, Primary Artist
2007 Lounge Anthology Featured Artist
2007 Midnight Soul Collection Primary Artist
2007 Pinacolada, Vol. 5: The Very Best of Radio PiN 102 FM Primary Artist
2007 R&B Gold, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2007 Songbird: Summer Collection Primary Artist
2007 Soulful Lounge (Perfect Tunes) Primary Artist
2007 The Best of the Roots Black Thought / J. Period Featured Artist
2007 The Hollywood Recordings Sa-Ra Additional Personnel, Vocals, Primary Artist
2007 Thisisme Then: The Best of Common Common Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2007 True Chillout Primary Artist
2007 Whole Foods Dré Guest Artist, Primary Artist
2007 Xclusive Urban Grooves Primary Artist
2006 20th Century Masters: Best of 90s R&B Primary Artist
2006 Adventures in the World Beatfanatic Inspiration
2006 Best of Later Primary Artist
2006 Best of the 90's [Universal] Primary Artist
2006 Dave Chappelle's Block Party [Original Soundtrack] Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Express Yourself: Soul In The 20th Century Primary Artist
2006 Lingerie Primary Artist
2006 Music for Cocktails, Vol. 6 Primary Artist
2006 Om Hip Hop, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2006 Soul Jams [SPG] Primary Artist
2006 Street Vibes 2006 Primary Artist
2006 Tha Absolute Truth Big Tuck Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Rap, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2006 That Heat Sergio Mendes Primary Artist
2006 The Best of the Roots The Roots Additional Personnel, Vocals, Primary Artist
2006 The Healing Strange Fruit Project Primary Artist
2006 The Trip Joey Negro Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Timeless Sergio Mendes Guest Artist, Vocals, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2006 Turf War Syndrome T-K.A.S.H. Featured Artist
2005 Ballads: The Emotional R&B Collection Primary Artist
2005 Joe College Presents Tradesman of F.A.N Tradesman Primary Artist
2005 Life of the Party Joe Johnson Composer
2005 Luaka Bop Remix Primary Artist
2005 Midnight Soul [Kinkysweet] Primary Artist
2005 Music for Cocktails, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2005 Nu Soul Sessions Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Precious, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2005 R&B: The Collection, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2005 Renaissance Presents Pacha Ibiza, Vol. 2 Producer, Primary Artist
2005 The Best of U.S. Soul: Nu Soul from the Heart of Ame Primary Artist
2004 Ancestry in Progress Zap Mama Guest Artist, Additional Personnel, Vocals, Vocals (Background), Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2004 Area Reservada 3 David Sanborn Primary Artist
2004 Bar Culture, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2004 Chartbuster Karaoke: Erykah Badu Composer
2004 Early Recordings, Chapter 2: Learning My Morning Jacket Composer
2004 Erykah Badu Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2004 Hemmesphere, Vol. 3 Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Hott 2 Death: R&B Central Saga, Vol. 21 Primary Artist
2004 Inspired Primary Artist
2004 Jazz FM: The Album Primary Artist
2004 Keep It Solid Steel, Vol. 1 Mr. Scruff Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Kiss Presents Laydeez with Attitude Primary Artist
2004 Later...With Jools Holland: Hip Hop Soul Primary Artist
2004 Mahogany Vibe Roy Ayers Guest Artist, Vocals, Primary Artist
2004 Nu-Soul Vibe Primary Artist
2004 On How Life Is/The Id Macy Gray Performer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2004 Sexual Soul Primary Artist
2004 Smooth Vocal Music for Small Rooms Primary Artist
2004 Sweet Baby: Best of Nu Soul Primary Artist
2004 The Very Best of Macy Gray Macy Gray Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Vocals (Background), Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2003 Come Close Remix (Closer) Common Guest Artist, Primary Artist
2003 Danger Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2003 Don't Mess With Texas Music Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Hard Groove The RH Factor Guest Artist, Vocals, Primary Artist
2003 Motown Soul Jams, Vol. 1 Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Neo-Soul Music for Dummies Primary Artist
2003 Pure Energy Party Pack Primary Artist
2003 The RH Factor EP The RH Factor Primary Artist
2003 Universal Smash Hits, Vol. 2 Producer, Vocals, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Work It Streetwize Composer
2003 Worldwide 3 Gilles Peterson Vocals, Primary Artist
2003 Worldwide Underground Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Arranger, Vocals, Box, Drum Programming, Vocals (Background), Executive Producer, Art Direction, Drawing, Group Member, Composer
2002 Beauty [Universal International] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Brigitte Soul for Dinner Primary Artist
2002 Brown Sugar Producer, Vocals, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 DJ-Kicks Vikter Duplaix Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Electric Circus Common Guest Artist, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2002 Essence of Soul 2002 Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Girls Night Out 2002 Primary Artist
2002 Late Lounge Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Love Of My Life Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer
2002 NRJ Radio Awards 2002 Primary Artist
2002 Nu Divas [2002 #1] Primary Artist
2002 Nu Divas [2002 #2] Primary Artist
2002 Pure R&B, Vol. 3 Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 R&B Lovesongs Primary Artist
2002 Turn It Up!: The Very Best of Busta Rhymes Busta Rhymes Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Urban Chill [Polygram] Primary Artist
2002 Woman III Primary Artist
2001 Best by Far Omar Vocals
2001 Blues & Soul, Vol. 12: 1990-1999 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Comin' Back Around Marcus Johnson Composer
2001 Didn't Cha Know Erykah Badu Primary Artist
2001 Game for Yo Azz DJ Melo-Mix Primary Artist
2001 Girl Talk Akiko Composer
2001 Grammy R&B/Rap Nominees 2001 Producer, Vocals (Background), Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Kiss Smooth Grooves 2001 Primary Artist
2001 New Day New Groove Teodross Avery Composer
2001 Nu Soul Spirit Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Pootie Tang Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Pure R&B, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
2001 R&B 2001 Primary Artist
2001 Red Star Sounds, Vol. 1: Soul Searching Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Sweet Baby Macy Gray Vocals (Background)
2001 The Id Macy Gray Guest Artist, Performer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist, Vocal Arrangement, Vocals
2001 Total Devastation: The Best of Busta Rhymes Busta Rhymes Guest Artist, Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2001 Touch My Soul 2001, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2001 Wave Music, Vol. 4 Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Anarchy Busta Rhymes Composer
2000 Bag Lady [12"] Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer
2000 Bamboozled Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Strings, Synthesizer Strings, Drums, Talking Drum, Cowbell, Tambourine, Bells, Chimes, Freestyle, Primary Artist
2000 De Platina Editie Primary Artist
2000 Freez World Rob Free Composer
2000 Grammy Rap Nominees 2000 Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Hot Dance Hits '97, Vol. 2 Celebrity All Star Jam Composer
2000 Jazzmatazz, Vol. 3: Streetsoul Guru Guest Artist, Producer, Vocals, Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2000 Like Water for Chocolate Common Composer
2000 Mama's Gun Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Director, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Synthesizer, Vocals (Background), Art Direction, Composer
2000 Now That's What I Call Music! 4 Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Sister Groove Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Smash Hits [SPG] Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Stankonia OutKast Guest Artist, Vocals, Vocals (Background), Performer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2000 The Feeling of Body & Soul Composer, Primary Artist
2000 The Light [12" #2] Common Primary Artist
1999 24 Hour Woman Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 BET: Best of Planet Groove Producer, Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Chant Down Babylon Bob Marley Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Diva Collection Primary Artist
1999 Everything Happens in Time E.J. Jones Composer
1999 First Expedition DJ Kurious Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Hempstead High A+ Guest Artist, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Make the Music 2000 Rahzel Guest Artist, Vocals, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Marvin Is 60: A Tribute Album Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Southern Gul Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Composer
1999 The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999 Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Things Fall Apart The Roots Guest Artist, Vocals (Background), Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Urban Grooves [Polygram] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 1998 Grammy Nominees Vocals (Background), Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Aquemini OutKast Guest Artist, Vocals
1998 Black & Beautiful, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Downtown Julie Brown's Hip Hop Box Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Gangsta, Gangsta: Melo-Mix Is A Soldier, Vol. 30 DJ Melo-Mix Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Hav Plenty Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Heartache Erica Wright Primary Artist
1998 Hed Kandi: Nu Cool, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Kiss Smooth Grooves '98 Primary Artist
1998 La Sly, Robbie, Gitsy & The Taxi Gang Presents The Sound of La Trenggae Sly & Robbie Composer
1998 Living the Dream: A Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 MTV Jams Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Nu Cool Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 R&B Groove, Vol. 1 Composer
1998 Street Jams Performer, Primary Artist
1998 The Mix Tape, Vol. 3: 60 Minutes of Funk, The Final Chapter Funkmaster Flex Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Twas the Holiday Season at the Home of Neo-Classic Soul Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Apple Tree Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Producer, Creation, Keyboards, Programming, Vocals (Background), Associate Executive Producer, Composer
1997 Baduizm Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Producer, Creation, Vocals, Keyboards, Programming, Drum Programming, Vocals (Background), Composer
1997 Best of Dance '97 [Alex] Primary Artist
1997 DJ Mix '98, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Eve's Bayou Collection Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Greatest Mixes, Vol. 29 DJ Melo-Mix Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Hoodlum [Original Soundtrack] Elmer Bernstein Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Live Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Creation, Vocals, Executive Producer, Associate Producer, Cover Art Concept, Associate Executive Producer, Composer
1997 MTV Party to Go 1998 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Men in Black [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Mixing
1997 Mother of All Swing, Vol. 2 The Blueboy Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 New Soul Grooves Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Next Lifetime Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Creation, Vocals (Background), Composer
1997 On & On (Remix) Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Producer, Creation, Vocals, Vocals (Background), Composer
1997 On & On [#2] Erykah Badu Primary Artist
1997 One Day It'll All Make Sense Common Guest Artist, Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
1997 The Best of the Best '97 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Tyrone Erykah Badu Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Creation, Vocals
1997 When Disaster Strikes Busta Rhymes Guest Artist, Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
1996 High School High Performer, Primary Artist
202 Motown Songs: The Complete #1's Primary Artist
90s Female Hits, Vol. 12 Performer, Composer
Atlantic Records Miami 2014 Primary Artist
Bertallosophie Composer, Primary Artist
Best of Black 2010 Primary Artist
Blue Note 75 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 44 Primary Artist
Chilled R&B, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Classic R&B [Rhino] Primary Artist
Cool: Chillout Primary Artist
Cornerstone Mixtape, August 03, Vol. 53 DJ Paul Bunyon Primary Artist
Crossing Over Kim Scott Composer
Female Hits of the 90's, Vol. 118 Performer, Composer
First Fires Bonobo Featured Artist
Funky Ladies, Vol. 3 Composer, Primary Artist
Greatest Ever R&B Primary Artist
Hello: The Best New Music of 1997 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
I Am Sleepy Primary Artist
Interpretations: Remakes D'Angelo Primary Artist
Karaoke: Hits of Jill Scott & Erykah Badu Composer, Lyricist
Latest & Greatest: Soul Anthems Primary Artist
Life Is Music 2010, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
Lost & Found: Live, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Ministry of Sound: Chillout Sessions XIII Composer, Primary Artist
Next Lifetime/On & On Erykah Badu Primary Artist
Nightmares on Wax Presents Wax Da Beach Primary Artist
No Sweat 14 Primary Artist
Nova Tunes 1.1-2.0: 2005-2009 Primary Artist
Nuevas Divas del Jazz Primary Artist
Original Album Classics Macy Gray Featured Artist
Pop Hits, Vol. 59 Performer, Composer
Pop/Rock Picks Jun. 1997, Vol. 3 Performer, Composer
Promo Only: Rhythm Radio (March 2008) Primary Artist
Q.U.E.E.N. Janelle Monáe Primary Artist
Q.U.E.E.N. [Remixes] Janelle Monáe Primary Artist
Rap Old School W/E Coast Primary Artist
Smooth Jazz Tribute to Erykah Badu, Vol. 2 The Smooth Jazz All Stars Tributee
Soul Jams/Old School 7 Primary Artist
Soul Sisters: The Very Best of Female Soul Singers Primary Artist
Soul in the City [Universal] Primary Artist
Suite903, No. 6 Lifewalks Primary Artist
Suite903, No. 7 DJ Jamad Composer, Primary Artist
Suite903, No. 8: The Twilite Tone Composer, Primary Artist
Suite903, Vol. 14 Primary Artist
Sunday Morning Coffee Primary Artist
Supreme: Tribute to Misia Primary Artist
The Best of Blue Note [2014] Primary Artist
The Best of Busta Rhymes Busta Rhymes Primary Artist
The Block Is Hot D-Block Primary Artist
The Standard Common / Common & Q-Tip / Q-Tip Primary Artist
The UTP Movement: We on Bubble Juvenile Primary Artist
Ultimate R&B: The Love Collection 2011 Composer, Primary Artist
Urban Chill Primary Artist
Very Best of Chilled R&B Primary Artist
Woman 5 Primary Artist