As we do every year on this day the 26th of February we would like to take a moment and wish Miss Erykah Badu a Happy Birthday, and many more. Erykah is currently in the studio putting the final touches on her upcoming release New Amerykah Part II: Return of the Ankh that will arrive in stores on the wings of phoenix on 03.30.2010.  Watch out for that, pay attention.  She's been dropping gems on us via twitter at 3:33 (am and pm, time zones may very) and her official web site erykahbadu.com.

In other album news, Badu took to the twitternets yesterday in efforts to reach Paul McCartney directly as her and the label were having problems clearing a sample through regular channels and a 24hr deadline was imposed.  Here efforts paid off as a cast of characters helped facilitate Erykah’s ultimate connection with Paul and approval for the clearance was made in time.   Make sure you are following her.

  Tour dates are in the works, including a run of Japan, but the only show we have to announce at the moment is in Miami on April 8th, which happens to be my birthday =)  Check for the flyer for that show after the jump(upintheair).

Comments

  • Promeneur

    We love ya Erykah !

  • Indelaxiom

    Happy Badu-rthday? Ok, I know that was lame so a simple Happy Birthday will have to do. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ERYKAH!!

  • dunk7

    Happy Birfday!!!!!!!

  • D.HOGG

    happy birthday! i hope the album is everything you hope for. looking forward to it. hope your enjoying your day.

  • livein76

    happy bday badu..I’m sure this release will be just as prolific as the previous. I’m SO thankful musically that you continue in an industy many of your peers have shunned away from. I respect you and don’t take your existence for granted.

  • Purplehead

    Happy Birthday Erykah! What are you gonna do to celebrate ?
    Can’t wait for the new album, brand new tracks sounds promising!

  • RodC

    Top birthday wishes Erykah! Much Maryland love…please sign on to Merriweather Post this summer at the Capital Jazzfest and I’ll see ya soon:)

  • Breezy

    Happy Birthday Sister Erykah. Peace & Light!

  • dapluva!

    happy birthday badu i just hope your nu album is dope

  • betrott

    we share the same birthday. one of my favorite artist, definitely peace.

  • Mytefrodytee

    Happy Earthday you beautiful being! Wishing you and yours many joys and successes throughout the yr…cant wait to hear what gifts youve birthed in the studio!

  • Nos S’eneri

    Happy birthday E!

  • danny b.

    happy birthday queen erykah……………

  • RuRu

    Hot track! I’m not a fan of Lil’ Wayne but he fits well in this track.

  • organics

    the queen. can’t wait for 333!

  • Jahi

    Happy Earth Day. Thank You for being a vessel for the divine…

  • Justin Herschel

    Much love to the Solquarian Queen, cant wait for pt. 2

  • Ladybug V

    Miss. Badu, Happy Birthday. I’ve enjoyed your music & your pressences since day one. Thanks to my late fiance’, he introduce me to your music & the other’s okayplayer artist. Please, keep up the fantastic work. You are an angel!

  • shi-shu

    Happy Birthday!! You are the Sun and the Moon of music.

    Peace & Blessings

  • choada7777

    Happy Birthday.

  • KiN CAMELL

    BADU = MODERN DAY ISIS ! HAVE A GROOVY BORN DAY!

  • jbrockin

    Happy B-day Queen!!! You are truly one of the greatness to ever do it. …..and on and on……

  • www.myspace.com/thashepard

    Love, LOVE, Love!

  • PHILGOOD

    HAPPY B-DAY ERYKAH!!! GOD BLESS U N ALL YOUR ENDEAVORS PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY. KEEP BEING AN INSPIRATION 2 OUR LIVES AND WE’LL CONTINUE 2 B THE BEST “FRIENDS” (NOT FANS-SHORT 4 FANATIC) POSSIBLE.FROM 1 FISH 2 ANOTHER!!!! PEACE SISTER!!!

  • Jahi

    Ms. Badu,

    We Love You.

    Happy Earth Day

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