Erykah Badu, 2008.
Born Erica Abi Wright on February 26, 1971. She is an
American recording artist, record producer and actress. She is known as
the "Queen of Neo-Soul". She is a Muslim woman and likes to send out
messages about her beliefs and cultural views through her music.
to check out her music and on
to see the movies she has appeared in.
Quotes by Erykah Badu:
|"I've been vegan for two years and
vegetarian for 20 years. I used to be a dancer, and so health
and vitality have always been important to me. I wouldn't say it
took any one big event, vegetarianism just always made sense to
me. [What farmed animals] endure is just terrible. It's
|"Vegan food is soul food in its truest
form. Soul food means to feed the soul. And, to me, your soul is
your intent. If your intent is pure, you are pure."
|"we-black people, poor people-we've not
really been introduced to the injustices behind what we eat. Of
course, people who have to worry about finding food, clothing,
and shelter are not going to be as concerned about what they're
eating. I mean, you almost have to have a record deal to shop at
|"ive stopped wearing fur now"
Quotes are from her
2008 interview with VegNews and her
posting on her MySpace page.