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We All Knew Erykah Badu Had Superpowers, But Apparently Her Kids Do Too

Hip-Hop/ Soul’s superwoman Erykah Badu has been known to flex her super powers on the mic, on the turn-tables and in with the hearts of many of rap music’s most prolific lyricists. And while we have all known about her special gifts (they tell you not to look to long in her eyes), we did not know that these powers were passed on to her children.

Well… until she told us.

Erykah took to Instagram to tell the world that her family was “Hip-Hop’s Incredibles.”  The neo-soul icon (hate that because she truly transcends all of those labels), has three children Seven Sirius Benjamin(with André 3000), Puma Sabti Curry (with D.O.C.) and Mars Merkaba Thedford (with Jay Electronica).

Seven (21 years-old) is currently a student at The University of Colorado-Boulder.

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Puma just turned 15 and is an amazing singer.

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Mars at 9 years old is miss personality, clearly a great combination of her momma and daddy.

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While little is known about the Badu children, what is apparent is that they are a loving bunch… which probably is their greatest super power. This makes us think that Ms. FatBellyBella’s super power is not anything to do with how pretty she is, who she dated, the songs that she sang or the power moves in the industry that she has made… it is her ability to be an excellent mother. And that is quite incredible!

#HipHopIncredibles

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Erykah Badu Sends Mad Love To Solange Knowles On 33rd B-Day: “You Know What We Is”

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R&B singer Erykah Badu knows the importance of birthdays. The award-winning crooner went to social media this week to share a major salute to fellow entertainer Solange Knowles.

Early Tuesday, Badu jumped on Instagram to acknowledge Solange’s 33rd born day.

Recently, the Houston native shared a pic of herself FaceTiming Badu.

A few days ago, Solange made jaws drop with an all-nude everything Instagram pic.

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Watch: Erykah Badu Blown Away After Getting Turned Into A JOSSIE + THE PUSSYCATS Meme – “I Love U So Berry Much”

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R&B singer Erykah Badu knows the Internet takes no days off. The crooner has shared a hilarious meme featuring her classic “Bag Lady” getting flipped into a “Jossie and The Pussycats” clip.

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Watch: Erykah Badu’s Son Seven Looks Just Like His Dad Andre 3000 In New Video

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R&B singer Erykah Badu is clocking in some serious mother-son goals. The crooner went to Instagram this Memorial Day Weekend with footage of herself and former flame Andre 3000‘s son Seven driving around Hawaii.

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Petty Kruger: 50 Cent Trolls Common After Erykah Badu Confession

50 Cent doesn’t discriminate when it comes to his IG slander. Even conscious rappers are catching his petty.

As spotted on HipHopDX the rapper turned master troll has a new victim in his sights. Fif put Common, who is pretty much a friend to all, on the chopping block with his latest Instagram post. The Power mogul made light of his recent admission that he took his breakup with songstress Erykah Badu very hard. So much so he slipped into an emotional whirlwind and couldn’t eat.

His confession was like feeding raw steak to a lion and as expected 50 wasted no time. The post featured a photo of the Chicago MC with “The Male Vivica FOX” right under. Curtis’s caption was equally as brutal. “😆I be telling b****es do not give me no Erykah Badu booty. 👀just a little bit, don’t give me the whole thing 😟OK.”

For those not in the know Badu has a long history of putting it on her boyfriends to the point they switch up their entire essence (see Andre 3000). The Vivica Fox mention is a reference that 50 had his ex girlfriend in her feelings after he broke it off with her.

Common most recently opened up about many different areas of his life in his autobiography Let Love Have The Last Word. You can view the post below.

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50 Cent Calls Common The Male Vivica A. Fox + Trolls Him Over Erykah Badu Breakup

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New York rapper 50 Cent is heartless. The hip-hop veteran has poked fun and weighed-in on fellow rap veteran Common recently coming clean on his past split from ex-girlfriend Erykah Badu.

Fif went to Instagram Sunday and didn’t hold back on the digital savagery.

In a new interview, Common came clean on dealing with the aftermath of splitting from Badu and the immediate impact it had on his life.

“Some of the hardest work I’ve done on myself has been after breakups,” says the star. In the early ’00s he famously dated neo-soul singer Erykah Badu, whom he teamed with on hit singles “The Light” and “Love of My Life.” It was a relationship he’ll never forget. “With Erykah Badu, that was my first love where you’re just open and floating,” he says of the singer he reportedly dated for two years prior to their split in 2002. “When we split, I was 27 or 28. I was in a haze, just going through the motions. It was hard to eat.” (People)

Despite suffering a few heartbreaks, Common also said he’s ready to give love another try.

“Talking about my intimacy avoidance and love addiction was an “aha” moment for me,” he says of traits he’s learned about himself in therapy. “The more you talk, the more you see the patterns you created for yourself.” He adds, “I’m open to a relationship now. I know how to communicate like an adult now. I want to be the best partner I can be.” (People)

Last year, 50 Cent kept it 100 on his e-beef with former girlfriend Vivica A. Fox.

“I wanted to talk to y’all because I looked in the comments and the Vivica A. Fox sht, and the girls will be like, ‘Oh, he must have some bomb dck. It must have been like this.’ Look, first of all, not after 14 years. No. Not after 14 years. Okay, ’cause if a ngga showed up talking about ‘You have some bomb a* pssy,’ after 14 years, 14 years, you’d been have called the police on a ngga. Called your brothers and told your brothers to jump the ngga. Told your mans, ‘Go on downstairs.’ … All that sht for no reason. You would have been into all that crazy sht because the girls act like it ain’t nothing when they do some sht like that.’ But if a guy do something like that, come on, you know what time it is. You’re gonna be like, ‘Something wrong with him after 14 years.’” (Instagram)

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Look: Erykah Badu Shares Super Vintage Soulful Pic

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R&B singer Erykah Badu is getting a huge jump on Throwback Thursday. The award-winning crooner went to Instagram today to share a flashback moment.

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Happy 48th Birthday to Erykah Badu!

Born on this date in 1971 in Dallas, Texas as Erica Abi Wright, soul singing icon Erykah Badu has morphed into one of the most dynamic and impactful entertainers of the past two decades. Ms. Badu’s debut album Baduizm became a euphemism for a woman’s ability to control her man with her sexuality besides the fact that the project went triple platinum.

Badu has birthed children for rap giants D.O.C., Jay Electronica and Andre 3000, respectively and maintained a long-standing relationship with rapper/actor Common in her personal life along with dropping five full-length solo albums that are always guaranteed groundbreaking in any genre of music.

Salute to the Queen on her degree day today and much more hereafter!

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Jay Electronica Homeschools Erykah Badu’s Mini-Me & Teaches World History

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Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica is taking a unique approach to raising his child. The hip-hop veteran is reportedly homeschooling his and ex-girlfriend Erykah Badu’s mini-me.

Last night, Badu went to Instagram to speak on the value of parents homeschooling their kids and credited Elect for teaching multiple lessons.

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♥Home School Post ❤ Peace to homeschooling parents and students. Sending BIG love to you from us. Good job. Home school. They deserve it. And to those of you who have been there and know when to get additional help and are following your hearts while paying attention to the needs of your little ones …praises to you as well. It’s not an easy task. All my children have been thru Badu school. They know the drill. The whole family gotta get involved. When Big bro comes home from college (Botany major) he teaches botany and psychology. When daddy is home @jayelectronica he teaches world / planetary history and geography. When big sis (9th grade ) is done with her work she teaches art and French. I’ll handle the Physics, Math, Lit, Sociology, Health science , Astronomy, Astrology, Meditation, Religion, Economics, Art appreciation, Film making, Quantum Science, Molecular Physics… etc… But our main focus is human compassion or Matters of the heart. 💗We are guiding Mars to see the world through her own lens. She will understand that she must experience the consequences of her own choices and judgements. It is not necessary that she becomes a mini erica or mini jay. After all, we are still becoming. Lots of love . ( thank you to all my friends that lend a hand from their areas of expertise !! i appreciate you ) -eb

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Last fall, Electronica shocked fans by reactivating his Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Back in mid-September, Jay Elect pulled the plug on both his Twitter and Instagram pages after firing off some disses toward rap star Eminem.

Jay Electronica is no longer on Twitter. His disappearance follows a pair of barbed tweets aimed at Eminem last Friday (September 14). In the tweets, Jay had criticized Em’s “Killshot” lyrics, which allude to the unfounded rumor that Diddy ordered Tupac’s death. An Instagram account associated with Jay has also been deleted. (Pitchfork)

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Erykah Badu Reveals What 25 Years Of A Plant-Based Diet Has Done To Her

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R&B singer Erykah Badu is out here leveling up and giving fans some serious health keys to life. The veteran crooner has dished on the impact a plant-based diet has had on her mind, body and soul.

Badu went to Instagram this week and kept it 100 on her approach to living.

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Laugh, BREATHE and Eat to Live Fam. 🙏🏽I’d like to share What 25 years of plant based diet has taught me. These are the Only 5 doctors I’ve ever needed. (Plus …I use money for lotion😉) 1. DR. Nutrients (greens, water, plant based foods =more oxygen for the body. ) 2. DR. Exercise (20 min a day . Walk, push up, arm rotation .. whatever just move =keeps the machine oiled.) 3. Dr. Sun (directly On the skin- vitD= feeds the body the nutrients needed to properly perform promotes mental wellness) 4. Dr. Sleep (proper amount per night in correct lighting – at proper time = helps to keep the circadian rhythm in tact by producing melatonin.) 5. Dr. Spirit- Focused Meditation with correct breathing = Talk to the HIGHER SOURCE of your understanding. Become centered. Condition the mind for expansion. By yourself. Be Well. LOVE TRUE. -EB #whatmenwant Courtesy of @baduworld.archives

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Erykah is currently gearing up for a major Mother’s Day weekend concert at Brooklyn, New York’s Barclays Center.

Recently, West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg co-signed a plant-based new Carl’s Jr. burger.

Last month, R&B icon Beyoncé announced a contest to encourage fans to flex their plant-based goals for a chance to win lifetime tix to see her and JAY-Z at any concert.

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