Follow the Leader is the second studio album by American hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim. Following their debut album Paid in Full (1987), Eric B. & Rakim left 4th & B’way Records and signed with Uni Records, a subsidiary label of major label MCA Records. They recorded Follow the Leader at Power Play Studios in New York City The duo produced, composed, and arranged the album with additional contributions from […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JULY 25, 1988 ERIC B & RAKIM RELEASED THEIR SECOND STUDIO ALBUM FOLLOW THE LEADER
Paid in Full is the debut album of American hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, released on July 7, 1987, by 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, following Rakim’s response to Eric B.’s search for a rapper to complement his disc jockey work […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JULY 7, 1987 ERIC B. & RAKIM RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM PAID IN FULL
Don’t Sweat the Technique is the fourth and final studio album by American hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, released on June 23, 1992, by MCA Records. It was recorded and produced by Eric B. & Rakim at The Hit Factory in New York City. The album builds on the sounds of 1990’s Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em, with Rakim sounding more aggressive on Eric […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 24, 1992 ERIC B. & RAKIM RELEASED THEIR FOURTH & FINAL STUDIO ALBUM DONT SWEAT THE TECHNIQUE!!
Let the Rhythm Hit ’Em is the third studio album by hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, released on May 22, 1990 The group’s sound develops further, with Rakim adopting a deeper, more aggressive tone of voice, and more mature and serious subject matter. Musically, the production ranges from smoother soulful tracks such as “In the Ghetto” to the hard-edged assault […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 22, 1990 ERIC B. & RAKIM RELEASED THEIR THIRD STUDIO ALBUM LET THE RYTHYM HIT EM.