Eric Sermon, E Double E, Erick S. Sermon
Erick Sermon (born November 25, 1968) is a rapper and producer who puts the ‘E’ in the rap group EPMD alongside his rhyme partner Parrish “PMD” Smith and DJ Scratch. EPMD released four albums before E and PMD decided to put out solo albums. During this time, Erick also formed the Def Squad with rappers Redman and Keith Murray. After making appearances on each other’s solo albums, they released the only Def Squad group album, El Niño, in 1998.
Erick has released seven albums as a member of EPMD since 1988 and six solo albums since 1993, including his 2001 album Music featuring the hit Marvin Gaye-assisted title track. He has also produced for artists such as JAY-Z, Method Man, LL Cool J, Too $hort, Ludacris, SWV, Dave Hollister, and many more.