This Photo Of 19-Year-Old Erykah Badu Proves The Singer Has Always Been Flawless

Photo by Michael Kovac
And her daughter Puma (Badu's twin) is all grown up and twirling in circles. 

If you've ever wondered what Erykah Badu was like before she became the neo-soul singer we know today, this throwback of her at the age of 19 will give you a glimpse at her natural flawlessness.

Hey 19

A photo posted by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:52am PST

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The 45-year-old has been on a throwback spree recently, sharing a photo of herself at 23 and another from 2001. 

23

A photo posted by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on Dec 11, 2016 at 2:25pm PST

Throw back Thur. 2001

A photo posted by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on Dec 8, 2016 at 12:32pm PST

It seems Badu has always had a very chill, down to earth vibe and a free spirit, which she has passed down to daughter Puma. In a video, Badu's 12-year-old daughter spins upside down surrounded by paints and canvases.

"Birds born in cages think flying is an illness," Badu captioned the photo, using a quote from French-Chilean film director and renaissance man Alejandro Jodorowsky.

"Birds born in cages think flying is an illness. " -Jodorowski Puma Eme Ya

A video posted by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on Dec 12, 2016 at 7:38pm PST

Badu is raising one very cool and carefree daughter.

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