Dallas' own Erykah Badu performed at the 8 year Anniversary of the Jam Session at The Prophet Bar in Deep Ellum on November 26, 2014.

Dallas' own Erykah Badu performed at the 8 year Anniversary of the Jam Session at The Prophet Bar in Deep Ellum on November 26, 2014.

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It's not even summer yet, but the heat index is already topping the century mark most days in Dallas. That's not a deterrent to the most dedicated runners, walkers and cyclists, though. It helps to stay hydrated, especially when good neighbors chip in with a little hometown hospitality. 

The Lakewood Advocate noted Wednesday that beloved R&B songstress and White Rock Lake denizen Erykah Badu happens to be one of those good neighbors, and she's setting a good example for the next generation, too. 

Badu was spotted with her children handing out ice to lake-loopers Tuesday. Cyclist Kato Bently caught the good deed and shared it on Instagram.

Badu and the kids keeping it cold! #calmcoolcollected #hydration #bringtheheat

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The Grammy Award winning Booker T. Washington alumna has had a busy year. During her last trip around the sun she: 

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