Eric Seats is a proud father of three, an accomplished producer, Grammy award winning musician, and writer who has produced songs for a number of R&B recording artists such as Destinyʼs Child, Shae Jones, Tank, Chante Moore, Dave Hollister, Playa, 702 and the late R&B superstar, Aaliyah. He has also completed production for various movie soundtracks, including Romeo Must Die and Exit Wounds.
Because his style is so versatile, Seats was able to collaborate with Jazz recording artists Walt Johnson, and Brown Baby Girl as well. Aside from production, Seats has toured and played the drums for many artists such as Jon B, Montell Jordan, EnVogue, Deborah Cox, Kelly Price, Mase, Patty LaBelle, Rhian Benson, Lalah Hathaway, Kenny Lattimore, Doc Powell, Raphael Saadiq, DMX and Missy. His work outside of the recording studio is not overlooked. Seats has appeared in Rhian Bensonʼs music videos “Say How I Feel” and “Stealing My Piece of Mind”. He can also be seen in the Kelly Price DVD recording of her album “This is Who I Am”.
Seats was a member of the gospel recording artists, 2006 Stellar Award winning group, The Soul Seekers, and is a co-member of the Grammy Nominated Production Team, “Key Beats Incorporated”. This team can be recognized for producing songs such as Aaliyahʼs “Rock Da Boat”, 702ʼs “Where My Girls At?”, and Destinyʼs Childʼs “Independent Women Pt. II”. He produces and manages the music and stage production, as well as hosts The Next Great Drummer Competitions.