#VitalFactz: Happy Birthday - Parrish "PMD" Smith

May 13, 2018

Happy Birthday Parrish "PMD" Smith. Born May 13, 1968. Parrish is one-half of the legendary duo from Long Island known to the world as EPMD. Parrish & his partner Erick Sermon first came on the scene in 1988 with the release of their debut album Strictly Business. This album reached Gold Status & topped the Billboard's R&B Albums Chart. It would be the first of 5 consecutive Gold albums with hits that include You Gots To Chill & the title track (Strictly Business). Their 1989 Follow-up album Unfinished Business would also top the R&B Albums Chart. It included the singles So What You Sayin' & The Big Payback. Their 1990 follow-up album Business As Usual would be their 3rd consecutive album to top the R&B Albums Chart. It Included the hits Rampage, Gold Digger & Give The People. Their 1992 album Business Never Personal included the Gold selling single Crossover as well as Headbanger. Sadly due to personal issues, Erick & Parrish parted ways temporarily in 1993. Parrish released 2 solo albums during this split, Shade Business & Business Is Business. The duo reunited in 1997 & in the fall dropped their 5th album Back In Business. This album included singles such as Never Seen Before, Da Joint & Richter Scale. Parrish is also the founder of the collective known to the world as the Hit Squad, which included Redman, K-Solo & Das EFX.



Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

For the Election of 2020 Arrested Development Releases ONYA

November 17, 2020

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
  • SoundCloud Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
Related Posts
Please reload

Header Slider_LostLiggyFiles.jpg

VitalGroundz Media Inc.

We are a media platform exhibiting the Preservation of Hip Hop Culture by highlighting it’s Elementz across all #Generationz

Useful Links

Contact Us

P.O Box 523418  Bronx, NY 10452
Phone: (646) 580-4686

© 2016 - All Rights Reserved.  Privacy Policy | Terms of Service

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey Google+ Icon
  • Grey YouTube Icon