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Eric B.

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Eric B. was born on November 8, 1963 in Elmhurst, New York, USA as Eric Barrier. See full bio »

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 2019 City on a Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Deaf Sage of Pompeii (2019) ... (writer: "Know the Ledge")
 2019 Shaft (writer: "I Ain't No Joke" - as Eric Barrier)
 2019 The Greatest Dancer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... (writer: "I Know You Got Soul" - uncredited)
 2018 White Boy Rick (writer: "Paid in Full" - as Eric Barrier)
 2018/I The After Party (writer: "Eric B. for President" - as Eric Barrier)
 2018 Pose (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2018) ... (writer: "Paid in Full", "My Melody")
 2018 The Cloverfield Paradox (writer: "Don't Sweat the Technique" - as Eric Barrier)
 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Splash Hits (2017) ... (writer: "Don't Sweat the Technique" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Matthew Perry/Jon Glaser/Fall Out Boy (2017) ... (performer: "I Know You Got Soul") / (writer: "I Know You Got Soul")
 2017 The Breaks (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- N.T. (2017) ... (writer: "Let the Rhythm Hit 'em")
- Amen, Brother (2017) ... (writer: "Let the Rhythm Hit 'em")
 2016 ITV Sport: Euro 2016 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Czech Republic vs. Turkey (2016) ... (writer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)" - uncredited)
- Croatia vs. Spain (2016) ... (writer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)" - uncredited)
 2015 Togetherness (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ghost in Chains (2015) ... (performer: "Don't Sweat the Technique")
 2015 Dope (writer: "Juice (Know The Ledge)" - as Eric Barrier)
 2015 Fresh Dressed (Documentary) (writer: "Move The Crowd")
 2013 Battle of the Year (writer: "Know the Ledge" - as Eric Barrier)
 2012 Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- One More Weekend with You (2012) ... (performer: "Paid In Full" - uncredited)
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (writer: "My Melody", "Paid in Full - Coldcut Remix" - as Eric Barrier)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "Follow The Leader") / (writer: "Follow The Leader", "My Melody") / (writer: "Microphone Fiend" - as Eric Barrier)
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer (writer: "Don't Sweat the Technique" - as Eric Barrier)
 2011/I Limitless (writer: "Don't Sweat The Technique" - as Eric Barrier)
 2010 Dance Central (Video Game) (writer: "Don't Sweat The Technique" - as Eric Barner)
 2010 Cop Out (writer: "Follow the Leader" - as Eric Barrier)
 2009 Fish Tank (writer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)", "Don't Sweat the Technique" - as Eric Barrier)
 2008 Center Stage: Turn It Up (writer: "Don't Sweat" - as Eric Barrier)
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (writer: "Money in the Bank" - as Eric Barrier)
 2007 Skate. (Video Game) (performer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)") / (writer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)")
 2007 Stomp the Yard (writer: "Storm" - as Eric Barrier)
 2006 Take the Lead (writer: "I Like That You Can't Take That Away from Me" - as Eric Barrier)
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game) (writer: "N.Y. State Of Mind" - as Eric B.) / (writer: "Paid In Full" - as Eric Barrier)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) ("I Know You Got Soul", uncredited) / (writer: "I Know You Got Soul" - uncredited)
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Soul Brother #1")
 2003 Bringing Down the House (writer: "With Me")
 2003 Old School (writer: "Papered Up" - as Eric Barrier)
 2002 Brown Sugar (writer: "Paid in Full (7 Minutes of Madness Remix)" - as Eric Barrier)
 2002 Paid in Full (writer: "Paid in Full" - as Eric Barrier)
 2001 The Wash (writer: "I Aint No Joke" - as Eric Barrier)
 2001 Life as a House (writer: "Rearranged" - as Eric Barrier)
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "Microphone Fiend" - as Eric Barrier)
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (writer: "Know the Ledge (Juice)", "Microphone Fiend" - as Eric Barrier)
 2000 High Fidelity (writer: "Juice (Know the Ledge)", "What's On Your Mind" - as Eric Barrier)
 2000 American Psycho (writer: "Paid In Full (Coldcut Remix)" - as E. Barrier)
 1999 Skate and Destroy (Video Game) (performer: "I Know You Got Soul" - as Eric Barrier) / (writer: "I Know You Got Soul" - as Eric Barrier)
 1999 The Wood (as Eric Barrier, "Eric B. is President", "I Know You Got Soul")
 1999 Pizza King (as Barrier, "It's Been a Long Time")
 1998 Slam (writer: "Paid in Full" - as Eric Barrier)
 1998 The Replacement Killers (writer: "Makes Me Wanna Die" - as Eric Barrier)
 1996 Set It Off (writer: "I Ain't No Joke" - as Barrier)
 1995 Tommy Boy (as Eric Barrier, "I Love It Loud (Injected Mix)")
 1993 CB4 (writer: "Paid in Full", "Talk Like Sex" - as Eric Barrier)
 1991 House Party 2 (writer: "What's On Your Mind" - as Eric Barrier)
 1990 I'm British But... (TV Short documentary) (performer: "Paid in Full")
 1990 House Party (writer: "Run 4 Cover" - as Eric Barrier)
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Eric B. & Rakim

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