PMD (rapper)

Parrish J. Smith (born May 13, 1968), better known as PMD ('Parrish Mic Doc' or 'Parrish Making Dollars'), is an American rapper from Brentwood, New York, a member of EPMD and Hit Squad.

PMD performing in 2013
PMD performing in 2013
Background information
Birth nameParrish J. Smith
Born (1968-05-13) May 13, 1968 (age 53)
Brentwood, New York, U.S.
GenresEast Coast hip hop
Years active1987–present
Associated acts


He attended Brentwood High School,[1] and has released four full-length solo albums, one extended play, seven EPMD albums with Erick Sermon, a collaborative album with Japanese hip hop producer DJ Honda, and a collaborative project with Sean Strange and German hip hop group Snowgoons.


Solo albumsEdit

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US[2] US R&B/HH[3]
Shade Business
  • Released: September 27, 1994
  • Label: RCA
65 12
Bu$ine$$ I$ Bu$ine$$ 180 29
The Awakening
  • Released: June 17, 2003
  • Label: Solid Records/Traffic Entertainment Group
Busine$$ Mentality
  • Released: September 29, 2017
  • Label: Goon MuSick/RBC
"—" denotes releases that did not chart, or was not released in that country.


List of extended plays
Title Album details
New Business

(From My Hood to Your Hood)

Collaborative albumsEdit

List of collaborative studio albums
Title Album details
Underground Connection
(with DJ Honda)
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: DJ Honda Recordings
Welcome to the Goondox
(with Snowgoons & Sean Strange)[4]
  • Released: April 9, 2013
  • Label: Goon MuSick

Charted singlesEdit

Year Single Chart positions Album
1994 "I Saw It Cummin'" 89 65 12 Shade Business
"Swing Your Own Thing" 40
1996 "Rugged-n-Raw" (featuring Das EFX) 89 19 Business Is Business
1997 "It's the Pee" (featuring Mobb Deep) 82 31


  1. ^ "Brentwood High School Profile (2018–19) | Brentwood, NY". Public School Review. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "PMD Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 7, 2018. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  3. ^ "PMD Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 7, 2018. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  4. ^ Ryon, Sean (February 4, 2013). "PMD Teams With Sean Strange & Snowgoons For The Goondox". HipHopDX. Retrieved May 17, 2019.

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