In Hip Hop History Today “Eric B. & Rakim released Don’t Sweat The Technique” June 23, 1992
Don’t Sweat the Technique is the fourth studio album by hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, released on June 23, 1992, by MCA Records. Their final album as a duo, it was recorded and produced by Eric B. & Rakim at The Hit Factory in New York City. The album builds on the sounds of 1990’s Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em, with Rakim sounding more aggressive on Eric B.’s jazzy, soulful production. The album debuted at number 22 on the Billboard 200 chart in the week of July 11, 1992. It also charted at number nine on Top R&B Albums. Listen to Don’t Sweat the Technique above.