Eric B

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Birthday
8, 1965
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

One half of the late 80s acclaimed hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim. Before he and Rakim split to pursue solo careers, their albums were recognized as some of the most influential in hip hop history.

Before Fame

Throughout high school, he played both the trumpet and the drums and eventually delved into turntables shortly before graduation.

Trivia

Eric B. & Rakim's debut album Paid in Full was created with the help of both Marley Marl and MC Shan.

Family Life

His full name is Eric Barrier. He was raised in Elmhurst, Queens.

Associated With

In 1989, Eric B. & Rakim collaborated with Jody Watley to produce the hit single "Friends."