Eric Singleton

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Eric XL Singleton
Birth name Eric Newkirt Singleton
Born (1968-11-06) November 6, 1968 (age 49)
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Rap, dance
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician, assistant manager
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1994–2001
Labels BMG
Associated acts Modern Talking

Eric XL Singleton (born Eric Newkirt Singleton, November 6, 1968, New York City), also known as XLarge, is an American rapper who has appeared on many dance music productions, significantly on Modern Talking songs, such as "You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98", "China In Her Eyes", and "Last Exit to Brooklyn".


Singleton has worked since 1994 with different music producers. He worked with unknown bands in Germany, like Face II Face, Deep Down and Cool Cut. He gained fame mainly through his appearances as rapper for Modern Talking. He appeared for the first time on the comeback version of "You're My Heart, You're My Soul" in 1998, then for the next few years he was heard on every single Modern Talking song released, until "Last Exit to Brooklyn" in 2001 (except "Win the Race").

In 2000, he released his first solo single, "Sexy Girl", featuring Shaggy.

After his last single with Modern Talking, he moved back to Georgia, U.S.

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