Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist and actress. Her work includes elements from R, hip hop and jazz. She is best known for her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre, and for her eccentric, cerebral musical stylings and sense of fashion. She is known as the "First Lady of Neo-Soul" or the "Queen of Neo-Soul".
Marsha Ambrosius, British singer-songwriter, producer and former member of the neo-soul duo, Floetry. In addition to writing for Floetry, she co-wrote Michael Jackon's 'Butterflies' hit single, as well as wrote/produced for Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx, Mario, Fabolous, Wale and others. Her solo hits include 'Hope She Cheats on You (With a Basketball Player)', 'Cold War' and 'Far Away'.