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Eric B. & Rakim

Eric B. was born in 1965 in Elmhurst,New York and Rakim was born in 1968 in Wyandanch, New York.They first met at the radio station WBLS , and the two officially formed a partnership in 1985.The singles "I Ain't No Joke" and "I Know You Got Soul" sampled James Brown began to revolutionize the sound of hip-hop.The duo recorded its debut album which... See full bio »

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Limitless
Limitless Soundtrack
(2011)
The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer Soundtrack
(2011)
Driven
Driven Soundtrack
(2001)
Cop Out
Cop Out Soundtrack
(2010)

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 2017 The Breaks (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- N.T. (2017) ... (performer: "Let the Rhythm Hit 'em")
- Amen, Brother (2017) ... (performer: "Let the Rhythm Hit 'em")
 2016 ITV Sport: Euro 2016 (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Czech Republic vs. Turkey (2016) ... (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)" - uncredited)
- Croatia vs. Spain (2016) ... (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)" - uncredited)
 2015 Dope (performer: "Juice (Know The Ledge)")
 2015 Fresh Dressed (Documentary) (performer: "Move The Crowd")
  Wimbledon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- 2014: Day 7, Part 1 (2014) ... (performer: "Don't Sweat the Technique" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Sweat the Technique" - uncredited)
- 2014: Day 6, Part 3 (2014) ... (performer: "Don't Sweat the Technique" - uncredited)
 2013 Battle of the Year (performer: "Know the Ledge")
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2013) ... (performer: "Fast Man (Z-Trip Remix)/Know the Ledge")
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (performer: "My Melody", "Paid in Full - Coldcut Remix")
 2012 The Filthy Frank Show (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode)
- Trolling Japan (2012) ... (performer: "Don't Sweat the Technique")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "Microphone Fiend")
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer (performer: "Don't Sweat the Technique")
 2011/I Limitless (performer: "Don't Sweat The Technique")
 2010 Dance Central (Video Game) (performer: "Don't Sweat The Technique")
  Covert Affairs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Fool in the Rain (2010) ... (performer: "Know The Ledge" - uncredited) / (writer: "Know The Ledge" - uncredited)
 2010 Cop Out (performer: "Follow the Leader" - as Eric B. and Rakim)
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Crisp (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Sweat the Technique")
 2009 Dance Flick (performer: "Know the Ledge (Juice)")
 2009 Fish Tank (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)", "Don't Sweat the Technique")
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 (2008) ... (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)")
 2008 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- More with Less (2008) ... (performer: "Eric B. Is President")
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dog Day Afternoon (2007) ... (performer: "Microphone Fiend")
 2007 Stomp the Yard (performer: "Storm" - as Eric B. and Rakim)
 2006 Take the Lead (performer: "I Like That You Can't Take That Away from Me")
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Hates the Gout (2006) ... (performer: "Don't Sweat the Technique")
- Everybody Hates a Part Time Job (2006) ... (performer: "Eric B. Is President")
 2002 Pro BMX 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)")
 2002 BMX XXX (Video Game) (performer: "Juice (Know The Ledge)")
 2002 Brown Sugar (performer: "Paid in Full (7 Minutes of Madness Remix)" - as Eric B. and Rakim)
 2002 Paid in Full (performer: "Paid in Full")
 2001 Life as a House (performer: "Rearranged")
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (performer: "Microphone Fiend" - as Eric B & Rakim)
 2001 Driven (performer: "Follow the Leader") / (writer: "Follow the Leader")
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (performer: "Know the Ledge (Juice)", "Microphone Fiend")
 2000 High Fidelity (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)", "What's On Your Mind" - as Eric B. and Rakim)
 2000 American Psycho (performer: "Paid In Full (Coldcut Remix)")
 1999 The Wood (performer: "I Know You Got Soul - as Eric B. and Rakim)
 1998 The Replacement Killers (performer: "Makes Me Wanna Die")
 1996 Set It Off (performer: "I Ain't No Joke")
 1995 Tommy Boy (performer: "I Love It Loud (Injected Mix)")
 1993 Who's the Man? (performer: "Follow the Leader") / (writer: "Follow the Leader")
 1993 CB4 (performer: "Paid in Full" - as Eric B. and Rakim)
 1992 Juice (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)" - as Eric B & Rakim)
 1991 House Party 2 (performer: "What's On Your Mind")
 1990 House Party (performer: "Run 4 Cover" - as Eric B / Rakim)
 1988 Clara's Heart (performer: "Extended Beat" - as Eric B. and Rakim) / (writer: "Extended Beat" - as Eric B. and Rakim)
 1988 Colors (performer: "PAID IN FULL") / (writer: "PAID IN FULL")
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Teach the youth to speak the truth,show them what the peace can do.

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