Watch Erykah Badu Cover Fela Kuti & Perform “On & On” on ‘Fallon’

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Watch Erykah Badu Cover Fela Kuti & Perform "On & On" on 'Fallon'
Source: NBC

Erykah Badu made her return to The Tonight Show 

Erykah Badu curated the latest installment of the ongoing Fela Kuti box series.  Fela Kuti Box Set #4 was released in limited quantities earlier this month.

To celebrate the release of the box set, Badu appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.  

READ: Erykah Badu Curated A Fela Kuti Boxset Because He’s A Genius

While there, she performed a medley of songs, including her classic “On and On” and Fela Kuti’s “Sorrow Tears and Blood.” During the performance, Badu was backed by the legendary The Roots crew (it’s only right) and joined by dancer Storyboard P.

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It was a great episode of Fallon Tonight. Also appearing on the show was Cardi B, who didn’t perform but sat down with Jimmy to talk about her meteoric rise, her Grammy nominations, and being engaged to Offset.

You can shop the Badu curated Fela Box Set right here on Okayplayer:

https://shop.okayplayer.com/products/fela-kuti-vinyl-box-set-4-curated-by-erykah-badu-7xlp

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