Erykah Badu burst onto the global music scene in 1997 with her multiplatinum debut album, Baduizm. With a gentle, soulful, and jazz-tinged voice, often compared to that of Billie Holiday, she drew influences from the hip-hop movement, soul and funk. She remains a hugely respected artist.

For RTÉ Arena, Jess Kavanagh suggests where to begin with her music - listen above.

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