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Eric Roberson

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Lessons Eric Roberson, Anthony Hamilton, Raheem DeVaughn, Kevin Ross 06:37
Thru the Night Phonte, Eric Roberson 04:20
Something Phonte, Eric Roberson 04:48
Summertime Anthem Eric Roberson, Chubb Rock 03:53
Been In Love Eric Roberson, Phonte 03:53
It's So Easy Phonte, Eric Roberson 03:35
Cancel 2020 DJ Jazzy Jeff, Eric Roberson, Kaidi Tathum 03:47
Picture Perfect Eric Roberson, Phonte 05:53
Lessons Eric Roberson 04:10
FInd The Way Eric Roberson 05:57

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Lessons

by Eric Roberson

01/04/2022

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Born in Rahway, New Jersey on September 26, 1976, Eric Roberson is an R&B and neo-soul singer, songwriter, and producer. The self-proclaimed ‘King of Independent Soul and R&B’, he has been involved with the soul music scene since the early 1990s. He has worked with many R&B/Hip-Hop greats including Will Smith, Cam’ron, Will Downing, Charlie Wilson, Carl Thomas, and many others. Roberson was originally signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1994 and released his debut single, “The Moon”, but the album was never released and he and the label parted ways. When that deal fell through, he attended Howard University in Washington, DC, completing his studies in Musical Theater. He then spent time performing on stage before signing a songwriting deal through EMI. He collaborated with artists such as DJ Jazzy Jeff, Musiq Soulchild, and Jill Scott. He released the album The Esoteric Movement in 2001 He continued working on songwriting, including contributing to DJ Jazzy Jeff’s 2002 album The Magnificent. Setting up his own Blue Erro Soul label – Erro is his nickname – he released The Vault, Vol. 1 in 2003, followed by The Vault, Vol. 1.5 in 2004. In 2007, he was nominated for a BET J Award. His 2009 album, Music Fan First, was critically acclaimed, earning him two Grammy Award nominations for Best Urban/Alternative Performance (one in 2009, one in 2010). His seventh album, Mister Nice Guy, released in 2011, reached Number 98 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and Number 14 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. He continues to release albums and EPs on his Blue Erro Soul label.