She also opened the concerts for Les Négresses Vertes. In 1995, she released her second studio album, D'origine, and the lead single, "Faut qu'j'travaille", hit #15 in France. Two years later, she recorded a duet with Marc Lavoine, "Les Hommes sont des Femmes comme les autres". She participated in Les Enfoirés and wrote several songs for various artists such as "Embrasse-moi" for the Nubians.
In 2004, she also particiapted in the the compilation Agir Réagir intended to raise funds to help the Morocans who lived an earthquake on February 24, 2002. In 2005, she was a contestant on the French TV reality La Ferme Célébrités to bring money for the African association Routes du Sud. She then organized the four editions of the concerts Les Voix de l'espoir, performed with many other artists in a charity goal. She covered the songs "La Vie en rose" and "J'ai encore rêvé d'elle" with Pierpoljak on the cover album Il est 5 heures Kingston s'éveille.
She was occasionally actress in films and theatre and played in Le Petit Trésor, with Steevy Boulay and Vincent Azé. Erika had two children : Julien (born in 1982) and Oudima (2003). Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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