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Eric Roberson Biography


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Genres: Rap/Hip Hop, Soul/R&B


Eric Roberson (born September 25, 1976) is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter from Rahway, New Jersey, United States. He is sometimes referred to simply as Erro.

In 1990, he won “Mr. Black Teen Universe,” earning a scholarship to Howard University in Washington, DC. His first single, “The Moon,” was released through Warner Bros. records in 1994. Roberson recorded an album for that label, which remains unreleased.

He subsequently returned to Howard University to complete his studies in Musical Theatre. His debut album, “The Esoteric Movement,” was issued in 2001. After performing in a number of musicals and plays, he landed a songwriting deal through EMI, and went on to collaborate with Philadelphia-based artists such as Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, and most extensively, DJ Jazzy Jeff.

As a member of Jeff's A Touch Of Jazz production company, Roberson made contributions to Jeff's debut album, “The Magnificent” in 2002. He continues songwriting work as well as releasing his own material through his Blue Erro Soul imprint. His first album on the label, “The Vault, Vol. 1” was released in 2003.

In 2005 his album, “The Appetizer” was issued by Blue Erro Soul and was followed in 2007 by “...Left.”

His fifth solo album, “Music Fan First” was issued in 2009 and his sixth album, “Mister Nice Guy” was released by Dome Records in 2011. “Mister Nice Guy” featured the single, “Picture Perfect.”