Born: September 25, 1976 in Rahway, NJ
Years Active: ’90s, ’00s, ’10s
Eric Roberson entered the music industry through a major label before he became one of the foremost independent R&B artists of the 2000s and 2010s. In 1994, as a teenager, the Rahway, New Jersey native debuted on Warner Bros. with “The Moon.” Although the smooth, post-new jack ballad was a minor hit — it reached number 53 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart that summer — its parent album was shelved. Roberson returned to Howard University on a musical theater scholarship and earned his degree….