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|Birth name||Eric Martin|
|Also known as||MC Eric|
19 August 1970 |
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, music producer|
Me One (born Eric Martin on August 19, 1970) is a multi-instrumentalist singer, songwriter and music producer.
Born in Cardiff, Wales, Martin is the son of Jamaican parents; his mother an English teacher from Kingston and his father a Pentecostal Church minister from Saint Mary Parish. Martin was educated in Cardiff, London and New York City. He holds dual Jamaican and British citizenship.
Work with Technotronic
Martin (as MC Eric) was a member of techno dance act Technotronic, providing lead vocals on the 1990 hit single "This Beat Is Technotronic". At the height of their career they toured with Madonna on her Blond Ambition World Tour in the 1990s.
Martin's debut album under the name Me One was released in May 2000 on Universal-Island U.K. The 12 track release was titled As Far as I'm Concerned and featured Guru (from Gang Starr) on "Do You Know" and Michelle Gayle on a cover version of The Beach Boys track "In My Room". The latter was released as a single, along with "Game Plan" and "Old Fashioned".
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