Related Artists

EPMD


Biz Markie


Big Daddy Kane


Run-D.M.C.


Kool Moe Dee


Public Enemy


Force M.D.'s


Rakim


Gang Starr


2 Live Crew

Eric B. & Rakim


Home > Music > E > Eric B. & Rakim


Birth Place: Long Island New York
Years Active: 1985 – 1992
Genres: East Coast Hip Hop, Golden Age Hip Hop

Eric B. & Rakim were a hip-hop duo composed of DJ Eric Barrier (born November 8, 1965) and MC Rakim (born William Michael Griffin Jr. January 28, 1968). Hailing from Long Island, New York, the pair are generally considered by hip hop enthusiasts to be one of the most influential and innovative groups in the genre. During hip hop's “golden age” of the mid-1980s to the early 90s, the duo was almost universally regarded as the premier MC/DJ combo in hip hop. Their debut album, “Paid in Full,” was released in July 1987, on the Island-subsidiary label 4th & B'way Records. The duo recorded the album at hip hop producer Marley Marl's home studio and Power Play Studios in New York City, fol... Continue Bio >>


Music:
Listen to Eric B. & Rakim
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
I Know You Got Soul
On: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collect…
$1.29 Buy Song
Eric B. Is President
On: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collect…
$1.29 Buy Song
I Ain't No Joke
On: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collect…
$1.29 Buy Song
Paid In Full (Seven Minutes Of Madness) (Cold…
On: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collect…
$1.29 Buy Song
Follow The Leader
On: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collect…
$1.29 Buy Song

More Tracks >>