Eric "Bobo" Correa (born August 27, 1968) is an American percussionist and a member of the hip hop bands Beastie Boys, then Cypress Hill and Ritmo Machine. He performed and recorded with the Beastie Boys through the 1990s.

Eric "Bobo" Correa
Correa with Cypress Hill at Nova Rock 2016
Correa with Cypress Hill at Nova Rock 2016
Background information
Birth nameEric Correa
Born (1968-08-27) August 27, 1968 (age 55)
New York City, U.S.
Years active1986–present

Biography edit

Correa is the son of Latin jazz musician Willie Bobo.[1] He began drumming at the age of four, and made his first public appearance at the age of five, performing on stage with his father.[2]

Correa ended up recording with the Beastie Boys for the albums Ill Communication and Hello Nasty. While on tour with the Beasties, Correa encountered Cypress Hill and joined the group as their percussionist for their world tours,[3] splitting time between both groups.

References edit

  1. ^ Valdes-Rodriguez, Alisa (2000) "Taking Control and Being Real With the Men of Cypress Hill", Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2000, p. 2 (Ent.)
  2. ^ Langlands, Johnny (2010) "Cypress Hill: Bobo in the Corner", The Skinny, March 30, 2010; retrieved July 23, 2011
  3. ^ "LIMP BIZKET, CYPRESS HILL AX LOCAL SHOW", Rocky Mountain News, July 28, 2000.

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