Youngsters, here’s a history lesson for you on Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith, collectively known as EPMD. Let’s get down to Business…..
In this Interview with Montreality, Erick Sermon & Parrish Smith of EPMD speak about: – Their story (0:17) – The type of students they were at school (0:40) – Jobs they had as teenagers growing up (1:01) – What they spent their 1st big paycheck on (1:26) – The key to success (1:39) – Their [cont.]
Legendary hip-hop duo EPMD discuss their early days from meeting in Brentwood to splicing tape together to make loops, and how to stay relevant in an ever-changing music scene.
The legendary rapper warns black men about checking their cholesterol and speaks on how his heart attack changed his life. Erick also speaks on Heavy D’s death and their relationship.
VladTV continues to search for the existence of the gay rapper in their latest interview with Erick Sermon.
This is pretty good. Erick Sermon performs his new single up at Shade45, while some dudes in the background read a magazine and text. Some funky E-Double basslines in there with a millennial twist.
Goondox is comprised of hip hop legend PMD, NY hardcore rapper Sean Strange and European beat masters Snowgoons. This massive collaboration video features a dozen rappers from all over the continent. Directed by Tom Vujcic.
Erick Sermon called into Sway’s Shade45 show to speak on heart attack incident and about his health in general. Download
DJ Scratch let the world know via Twitter that EPMD frontman and legendary producer Erick Sermon suffered a heart attack on November 12th, but is “okay”. Erick released a statement to Global Grind suggesting “I’m good! I got two more tests on Monday and Tuesday then I’m home hopefully on Wednesday.” Erick Sermon is pictured [cont.]
Big Paul Rosenberg, high profile rap manager to Eminem, celebrated his 40th birthday in New York over the weekend. Showing his age, he invited EPMD, Nas, Rakim, Craig G, Dana Dane, and others to perform. Jon Shecter proceeded to tell me all about it at Surrender on Friday with every jealously-inducing detail.
Better late than never animated video from Mega’s 2009 LP, Born and Raised.
EPMD, along with DJ Scratch, played their first concert in London together for 10 years. The Hip Hop Chronicle UK caught footage of this historic show.
Wu-Massacre wasn’t the first time Def Jam commissioned comic book artists to depict their artists. In the Fall of 1997, these incredible promo posters were sent out, featuring the labels strongest and most iconic members – LL Cool J, Method Man, Foxy Brown, Redman, and EPMD, as super heroes. Click for larger image.
In a recent conference call Erick Sermon put it better than any writer could. “EPMD makes music for people that like EPMD”. If more artists had the EPMD mentality hip-hop might not be in such a state of crisis. It’s been nearly 10 years since we last heard from the duo of Erick “The Green-Eyed [cont.]
Outspoken Emcee Stabbed A Record of 103 Times; Also Bitten Repeatedly By Pack Of Wild Dogs New York, NY – Rapper 50 Cent, who received major press and radio play from his single, “How To Rob” a humorous song about how he fantasized about robbing the industry’s top rap-stars, was stabbed 103 times last weekend, [cont.]
Class is in session - EPMD has been in the rap game for over 12 years, yet have somehow managed to maintain the respect of both commercial & underground audiences throughout this time. The double limited edition LP Out Of Business with 14 new selections (along with a must-have collection of 13 classic Erick Sermon & Parrish Smith joints [cont.]
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