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Erykah Badu Receives Legend Award at BET Soul Train Awards
\u201cA true QUEEN! @fatbellybella gets honored in the best way! #SoulTrainAwards\u201d— BET (@BET) 1543246200
Erykah Badu was honored at BET's 2018 Soul Train Awards Sunday night.
Tisha Campbell-Martin and Tichina Arnold hosted the ceremony, while SZA presented Badu with the Legend Award.
The neo-soul icon went on to thank her mother, who was in the audience. She also remembered late jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove, and gave her words to Diddy and his family as they mourn the loss of Kim Porter.
Questlove, Andre 3000, Solange, Dave Chappelle, Ari Lennox, Jacquees Jon B and more paid homage to Badu, speaking on her legacy and influence in a video montage.
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\u201cErykah Badu thanks her soul family for their support, her mother for beating greatness into her, and for the growth that she's found along the way. #SoulTrainAwards\nhttps://t.co/mEEGRsXc7N\u201d— BET (@BET) 1543198441
Badu also performed her 1997 song, "Tyrone."
Watch clips of her acceptance speech and montage video above.