Earl Hudson

Earl Hudson (born December 17, 1957) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for Bad Brains.[1] Born in Alabama in 1957, Hudson is the younger brother of the band's lead singer H.R.. Although he has rarely recorded or performed outside of the band, he and bandmates, guitarist Dr. Know and bassist Darryl Jenifer, were recruited by rapper Lil' Jon, a longtime fan of the band, to record the song "Real Nigga Roll Call", which interpolated the music of I Against I 's "Re-Ignition". He has appeared also on the albums by H.R. as well as in his live band in 1980s and 1990s.

Earl Hudson
Born (1957-12-17) December 17, 1957 (age 62)
Alabama, United States
GenresHardcore punk
Associated actsBad Brains, H.R.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Bad Brains". AMG. Retrieved 8 May 2010.