Erykah Badu Baduizm show: Neo-soul legend to play second date at London's Eventim Apollo

Toyin Owoseje
Erykah Badu

Fans of Erykah Badu that missed out on the rare opportunity to see the neo-soul songstress live in London after tickets sold out in minutes, on 31 March, will be happy to hear that all is not lost. The 46-year-old star has responded to the huge demand by adding another date to her UK jaunt.

The On & On hitmaker, born Erica Abi Wright, will now be playing the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith on 6 and 7 July 2017. She is expected to perform at 10pm.

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The set of gigs will coincide with the 20th anniversary of her debut album Baduizm, which spawned hits including On & On, Appletree and Next Lifetime.

The record peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 and went three times platinum after selling 159,000 copies in its first week of release.

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It went on to win two – out of the four – Grammy awards it was nominated for that year including Best R&B Album.

Fans can get their hands on the coveted tickets for the second date when they go on sale at 9am on 5 April.

Badu last took to stage for her headline set at South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas on 14 March. Other acts included Solange Knowles, Garth Brooks and The Roots.

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