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Today in Hip-Hop History: Eric B. and Rakim Release Their Fourth and Final Album ‘Don’t Sweat The Technique’ 28 Years Ago

The Microphone Fiend and his silent cohort drop their fourth and final album together on this date. Visit for more information On this hot summer day in 1992, Rakim, who is widely recognized by some as the greatest MC of all time, released his fourth studio LP with William “Eric B.” Barrier entitled Don’t […]

Erica Barrier, Daughter Of Eric B., Dies In Car Accident


After a day in critical condition, Erica Barrier, daughter of Hip-Hop icon Eric B., passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident on Sunday in Connecticut. She was 28 years old. Visit for more information According to an IG post from @therealsister2sister2.0. a tractor-trailer hit Barrier’s vehicle in Hartford, CT around 1 am. […]

Hip-Hop Pioneer Eric B. Released From Jail in New Jersey

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Eric Barrier, who is best known to the Hip-Hop world as “Eric B.”, was released from jail in New Jersey after he was held for two weeks behind a 17-year-old warrant. Visit for more information The legendary DJ for rap icon Rakim came to court in Bergen County in an orange prison jumpsuit but […]