2003 Essence Awards - Show

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Dallas native and world-known artist Erykah Badu surprised her alma mater, Booker T. Washington with a surprise performance  Wednesday.

Student’s unknowingly were in for a treat when singer Erykah Badu arrived with a surprise guest to Booker T. Washington School for performing arts.

She and rapper Common spoke to the kids about pursuing the arts and how it is challenging but worth it. Both answered questioned and ended with a performance.




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