EPMD Biography

EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York. The group's name is a concatenation of the members' names "E" and "PMD" or an acronym for "Erick and Parrish Making Dollars", referencing its members, emcees Erick Sermon ("E" aka E Double) and Parrish Smith ("PMD" aka Parrish Mic Doc). Though, during an interview on college radio station WHOV in 1987, Parrish Smith stated, "We were originally known as "EEPMD" (Easy Erick and Parrish the Microphone Doctor), but chose to go with EPMD because it was easier to say." He also stated that another reason they dropped the two "E's" was because N.W.A.'s Eric Wright was already using "Eazy-E" as his stage name. The group has been active for years (minus two breakups in 1993 and 1999), and is one of the most prominent acts in east coast hip hop. Diamond J, DJ K La Boss, and DJ Scratch were DJs for the group.

The word "business" is used in every title of the group's albums. Every album also has a track with "Jane" in the title.

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EPMD News

MOTOR MOUTH!

The rap star refutes claims that his broken bones were caused by leaping from a window...

  • Nov 1, 2001

ERICK SERMON WINDOW JUMP TREATED AS ATTEMPTED SUICIDE

Police are treating the incident as a suicide attempt...

  • Oct 3, 2001

ERICK SERMON SERIOUS BUT STABLE AFTER CAR CRASH

The star suffers a broken jaw, broken leg and head injuries...

  • Sep 28, 2001

GAYE HIP HOP SENSATION!

EPMD rapper/producer Erick Sermon wants to use the soul legend's voice on his new single...

  • May 14, 2001

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Symphony 2000 Play Video

Symphony 2000

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Da Joint Play Video

Da Joint

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EPMD Reviews

Out Of Business

Out Of Business

"Legendary... hardcore B-boy is the pedigree", claim hip-hop veterans [a]EPMD[/a] about themselves on the modestly entitled album opener [B]'Pioneers'[/B]....

  • Jun 29, 1999

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