Erykah Badu Emissions Star-Studded Birthday Party On Facebook Live
Yasiin Bey, Dave Chappelle, and Digable planets' Ladybug Mecca were among the special guests.
Dallas, TX – Erykah Badu decided to hold its 47th revolution around the sun with a star-studded performance. The neo-soul of the goddess invited hundreds of fans to The Bomb Factory in his hometown of Dallas, Texas, on Friday night (23 February) and documented what she dubbed the Bless you Witch! part of Facebook Live.
Tonight! 🔮 Bless You Witch! Another @erykahbadu Birthday 🔮 Doors 7pm, Show 8pm. IT IS SOLD OUT. See you ticket holders there!
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Dave Chappelle sang a version of Prince's "1999," Ladybug Mecca out your Digable planets ' hit "Rebirth of Slick," Yasiin Bey delivered "Umi Says" and Badu's little sister Coco demonstrated musical talent runs in the family.
"[It was] not planned," Mecca told HipHopDX of their performance.
Later on, Big Baby D. R. A. M., who collaborated with Badu in 2016, "wifi", also made an appearance.
In the Backstage, Badu's daughter Puma, Chappelle and several of his friends paid their respects to the birthday girl.
Badu officially becomes 47, 26 February.
See the entire event below.