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Erykah Badu & the D.O.C.’s Daughter Puma Looks like Mom’s Twin in Photo & Videos on Her 17th Birthday

Stephen Thompson
Jul 07, 2021
05:30 P.M.
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Celebrities Erykah Badu and The D.O.C's daughter, Puma, recently turned seventeen, and the parents took to social media to celebrate the occasion with amazing posts.


Erykah Badu is popularly known as a singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. The 50-year-old has made a name for herself and gone on to win the public's hearts with her immense talents.

Outside her career, Badu is a doting mother to three children — Seven Sirius Benjamin, Puma Sabti Curry, and Mars Merkaba Thedford, who she shares with three different men. Let us take a deeper look into the star's life and family.

Erykah Badu performs onstage at The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre on August 31, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images



Yesterday, the acclaimed singer's first daughter and second child, Puma, whom she co-parents with West Coast Rapper, Tracy Lynn Curry, famously known as The D.O.C, turned seventeen. The proud parents took to their Instagram pages to celebrate the youngster in grand style.

Badu commemorated the occasion with a series of posts, which showcased Puma in her element. One of the posts featured the 17-year-old in a happy mood as she flung her black and gold hair beautifully.


The celebrant sported light makeup and was clad in a multi-colored sleeveless top. Alongside the post was a caption that read:

"Happy born day Puma!!!17 summers?Rem this summer?🧚‍♀❤❤❤ I let you put color in your hair and get your nails did."

A few hours after the post was shared, Badu updated her fans with another video of her daughter. Puma rocked her curly black hair in the short clip and wore lovely makeup, which showcased the striking resemblance she shares with her mom.


In the caption, Badu wished her daughter a happy birthday. Several celebrities and fans dropped sweet words in the comments section, celebrating the teenager on her new milestone.

In her last post, the singer shared a snapshot of herself and Puma behind the scenes of a photoshoot for Vogue Mexico. The picture showed off the mother-daughter pair looking like twins as they rocked colorful fringe-styled wigs.

From all indications, Badu supports her daughter's musical talent


The teenager looked chic in a lemon top while her mother donned a multi-colored top. Although Badu and Puma gazed at the camera with straight faces, the pair looked great anyways. In the caption, the actress wrote:

"O..hi😍 Pu."

The D.O.C also wished his daughter a happy birthday with an adorable short video of a child singing the "Happy birthday" song for Puma. In the caption of the post, he revealed that Puma was loved.



This would not be the first time the celebrities are celebrating their daughter's birthday via social media. Last year, the stars commemorated their PUMA's 16th birthday with a heartwarming message.

The former couple shared a video of themselves talking about the young lady and how proud they were. The clip started with Badu, recalling the day Puma was born. It was on a Super Bowl Sunday, but she later clarified that it was probably a basketball game.


In the video, The DOC revealed that he did not have to worry about the teenager because Badu was an amazing mother. The rapper noted that he did not think his daughter was not ready for the world; instead, the world was not prepared.

Badu and her ex also admitted that Puma had played essential roles in their lives. From the video, it was evident that the parents were blessed to have their daughter and loved her dearly.



Time and again, Puma has proven to be her mother's daughter. From taking after her mother's impeccable fashion sense to being an impressive singer, the young star has shown the world she embodies talent.

An Instagram video captured the 17-year-old singing a happy birthday song for Badu, and it was beautiful. Badu supports her daughter's musical talent from all indications, as she often shows off Puma's singing skills on social media.