News: EPMD Are Back In Business, New Album Dropping in December

Thursday, Oct 23, 2008 12:59PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne


Legendary hip-hop duo EPMD have officially announced plans to release their seventh studio album We Mean Business this winter.  

The pair, consisting of Parish Smith and Erick Sermon, will team up once again to deliver a New York collection of tracks with contributions from heavy hitters KRS-ONE, Redman, Keith Murray, Havoc, Wu-Tang's Raekwon along with production from Teddy Riley and 9th Wonder.   

Despite the duo's off-and-on again hip-hop relationship, EPMD will be in full effect as they prepare to lay out their first single "Listen Up," in early November. 

We Mean Business is currently slated to hit retail stores on Tuesday, December 9 via EP Records.

In related news, EPMD will be going international to perform on stage at the Rock The Bells tour throughout Europe next week. The duo will be joined alongside other rappers including Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, The Pharcyde, Supernatural and The Roots' Scratch.

EPMD's international showcase is scheduled to kick off Friday, October 31 through Saturday. 

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