The Roots Of… Erykah Badu

Q.U.E.E.N. Erykah Badu agreed to be the newest subject of Okayafrica’s “The Roots Of…” series. Partnered with African Ancestry, Okayafrica had Badu take a DNA test to trace her roots back to the precise region, country, and tribe of her maternal ancestors. Check it out below.

They call you indigo, we call you Africa / Go get baptized in the ocean of The People.


Videographers:Lance Steagall, Jake Remington, and Kevin Ornelas
Editor: Jake Remington
All music: Sam Champion

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