Classic is the second compilation and sixth album overall by hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, one of the titles of the European version of Universal Music Group’s Millennium Masters series. Follow the Leader" (Eric . Steve Griffin, Rakim) - 5:35. Lyrics of Fury" (. Griffin, Rakim) - 4:13. Microphone Fiend" (. Griffin, Rakim) - 5:15. Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em" (. Griffin, Rakim) - 5:25.
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 Rakim's brother Stevie Blass Griffin, who contributed with various instruments.
Paid in Full is the first album by the classic duo Eric B. & Rakim and was released in July 7, 1987. This album is considered to this day, by both critics and rap fans, to be one of the best and most influential albums of all time; lines from the album have been sampled by other artists countless times. This album was certified platinum by the RIAA in 1995. Paid in Full Q&A. Producers Eric B. Writers Eric . Eric B. & Rakim, Eric Griffin & 1 more. Mixing Marley Marl & MC Shan.
Best Eric B & Rakim album? Discussion in 'Hip-Hop' started by In Your Heart, Feb 25, 2013. i rather stick a pencil in my ear than listen to that outdated bullshit. nah jk, i think follow the leader is the best one they made. i Love Titties, Feb 25, 2013. dizzY41111 Super Star.
Eric B. met Rakim when they were just teens, and the radio deejay was blown away by the young man's skills on the mic. They would go on to change the course of the genre with their uber-classic debut album Paid In Full and over the course of the next five years, Eric B. & Rakim would become standard-bearers for no-frills brand of hardcore hip-hop that would define the contemporary East Coast sound. Rakim remains one of the genre's most mythic figures; a mysterious rhymer who nonetheless commands respect from everyone from Nas to Andre 3000. These are Eric B. and Rakim's albums-ranked worst to best. Watch Eric B. & Rakim's Video for "Know the Ledge:" Watch Eric B. & Rakim's Video for "Don't Sweat the Technique:" Watch Eric B. & Rakim's Video for "In the Ghetto:" They Reminisce: Pete Rock & . Smooth’s ‘Mecca and the Soul Brother’ Turns 25. & Rakim were a hip-hop duo from New York City, New York, United States composed of DJ Eric Barrier (born November 8, 1965) and MC Rakim (born William Michael Griffin J. The duo went on to release 4 studio albums with their 1987, Paid in Full being regarded as one the most influential albums in Hip Hop. In 1988, they released their second album titled, Follow The Leader.
Eric B And Rakim’s debut full-length album, Paid In Full, was released in 1987 on Island subsidiary 4th & B’way Records, and remains a golden-age classic stuffed with some of the best Eric B And Rakim songs. The album’s lead single, ‘I Ain’t No Joke’, was used for their first music video, which incidentally features enduring jokester Flavor Flav of Long Island group Public Enemy. Just as their first few singles proved to be an evolutionary leap on the lyrical front, ‘I Know You Got Soul’ set the gold standard for hip-hop production
|1||I Know You Got Soul||4:44|
|2||Eric B. Is President||6:17|
|3||I Ain't No Joke||3:52|
|4||Paid In Full (Seven Minutes Of Madness - The Coldcut Remix)
Remix – Coldcut
|5||Follow The Leader||5:33|
|6||Lyrics Of Fury||4:12|
|8||Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em||5:25|
|9||In The Ghetto||5:26|
|11||Know The Ledge||3:58|
|314 556 220-2||Eric B. & Rakim||The Best Of Eric B. & Rakim (CD, Comp, RM)||Hip-O Records||314 556 220-2||US||2001|
|B0008482-02||Eric B. & Rakim||The Best Of Eric B. & Rakim (CD, Comp, RM)||Hip-O Records||B0008482-02||US||2001|