EPMD

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EPMD (Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith), with their sample-reliant productions and monotone rapping styles, were among the best in hip-hop's underground during the late '80s and early '90s. Never short of a funky groove and a sharp lyric EPMD created many classics over the course of their four albums (from the 1988 classic Strictly Business to 1992's Business Never Personal). Coming together in 1987 - naming themselves EPMD, short for "Erick and Parrish Making Dollars" - the duo recorded their debut single "It's My Thing". That single was later licensed to Chrysalis, and EPMD was eventually signed to Sleeping Bag/Fresh Records for their first full length album "Strictly Business". Ultimately they found themselves on Def Jam by the beginning of the '90s. Presideding over an extended family dubbed the Hit Squad, including Redman, K-Solo, and Das EFX.
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EPMD Discography Tracks

Albums

EPMD - Strictly Business album art EPMD Strictly Business (Album) Fresh Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
EPMD - Unfinished Business album art EPMD Unfinished Business (Album) Fresh Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
EPMD - Business As Usual album art EPMD Business As Usual (Album) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels, Columbia USA & Canada 1990 Sell This Version
EPMD - Business Never Personal album art EPMD Business Never Personal (Album) Rush Associated Labels, Def Jam Recordings, Chaos Recordings Europe 1992 Sell This Version
EPMD - Back In Business album art EPMD Back In Business (Album) Def Jam Music Group US 1997 Sell This Version
EPMD - Out Of Business album art EPMD Out Of Business (Album, Comp) Def Jam Recordings US 1999 Sell This Version
EPMD - We Mean Business album art EPMD We Mean Business (Album) EP Records (4) US 2008 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EPMD - It's My Thing / You're A Customer album art EPEE MD* It's My Thing / You're A Customer (Single) Fresh Records, Fresh Records US 1987 Sell This Version
EPMD - You Gots To Chill album art EPMD You Gots To Chill (Single) Fresh Records, Sleeping Bag Records Canada 1988 Sell This Version
EPMD - Strictly Business album art EPMD Strictly Business (Maxi, Single) Fresh Records US 1988 Sell This Version
B.C. 12-2157-40 EPMD - Strictly Business / You Gots To Chill album art EPMD Strictly Business / You Gots To Chill(2x12") BCM Records B.C. 12-2157-40 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1988 Sell This Version
EPMD - The Big Payback album art EPMD The Big Payback (Single) Fresh Records US 1989 Sell This Version
EPMD - I'm Housin' / Get Off The Bandwagon album art EPMD I'm Housin' / Get Off The Bandwagon (Single) Fresh Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
EPMD - So Wat Cha Sayin' album art EPMD So Wat Cha Sayin' (Single) Fresh Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
EPMD - You Had Too Much To Drink album art EPMD You Had Too Much To Drink (Single) Fresh Records US 1989 Sell This Version
EPMD - Gold Digger album art EPMD Gold Digger (Maxi, Single) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels US 1990 Sell This Version
EPMD - Rampage album art EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* - Rampage (Single, Maxi) Def Jam Recordings, Def Jam Recordings US 1991 Sell This Version
EPMD - Give The People album art EPMD Give The People (Maxi, Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1990 Sell This Version
EPMD - Crossover album art EPMD Crossover (Maxi, Single) Rush Associated Labels, Def Jam Recordings, Chaos Recordings US 1992 Sell This Version
EPMD - Head Banger album art EPMD Head Banger (Single, Maxi) Rush Associated Labels US 1992 Sell This Version
EPMD - Do It Again album art EPMD Do It Again (Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1997 Sell This Version
EPMD - Richter Scale album art EPMD Richter Scale (Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1997 Sell This Version
EPMD - Never Seen Before album art EPMD Never Seen Before (Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1997 Sell This Version
EPMD - Big Bad Mamma / Never Seen Before album art Foxy Brown / EPMD Foxy Brown / EPMD - Big Bad Mamma / Never Seen Before (Maxi, Single) Rush Associated Labels, Violator Records US 1997 Sell This Version
EPMD - The Joint album art EPMD The Joint (Maxi, Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1997 Sell This Version