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

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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. According to an IG post from @therealsister2sister2.0. a tractor-trailer hit Barrier’s vehicle in Hartford, CT around 1 am. She suffered a broken neck […]

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. The legendary DJ for rap icon Rakim came to court in Bergen County in an orange prison jumpsuit but left in his regular clothes […]

A Biopic on The Godfather of Hip-Hop Fashion, Dapper Dan Is In The Making

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The godfather of hip-hop fashion, Dapper Dan, whose grand application of design changed the ethics of hip-hop fads has a biopic in the making. Sony is producing the documentary with the help of Jerrod Carmichael of The Carmichael Show and Josh Bratman of Immersive Pictures as producers. Set in traditional 80’s Harlem, the biopic will […]

Eric B. and Rakim Are Heading On Their First Tour In 25 Years, The Technique Tour

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The new generation of classic hip-hop fans will now get the chance to experience the groovy showmanship of hip-hop’s greatest duo, Eric B. and Rakim. This morning, the legendary golden era collective’s verified Twitter account revealed the duo will go on tour this year, along down the U.S. route. “We #TakingBackTwitter and that’s just the […]

Eric B. And Rakim’s Twitter Page Deletes Anti-Millenial Rap Tweets

Did Eric B. and Rakim speak too soon? Well, whoever controls their Twitter page thought it was necessary to delete the Tweets that was sent out from the duo’s verified account earlier this week. There were some very controversial tweets ent out concerning the current state of Hip Hop and how this generation has contributed […]

Happy Birthday To The God MC: Rakim Allah

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Today, we acknowledge the date of birth of an emcee whose innovative skill set in the beginning of hip-hop’s true golden era changed the blueprint for the hip-hop emcee…forever, Rakim Allah. In a highly composed and reserved manner, Rakim pioneered the use of compound rhyming by using words that have two or more syllables in one […]

Rakim Talks Breakout Track, “Eric B. Is President”

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In celebration of the 30th anniversary of “Eric B. Is President,” Rakim is currently traveling from city to city on his “Paid in Full” tour. The MC also announced he would perform the 1987 debut album in its entirety on May 26 at Park West in Chicago. In an interview with The Chicago Sun, Rakim expressed […]