Double vinyl LP pressing. Don't Sweat the Technique is the fourth and final studio album by hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, originally released on June 23, 1992, by MCA Records. The album builds on the sounds of 1990's Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em, with Rakim sounding more aggressive on Eric B.'s jazzy, soulful production. The album is also known for the single "Know the Ledge" which first appeared in the film Juice under the title "Juice (Know the Ledge)". Eric B. & Rakim formed in Long Island, New York, in 1986, composed of Eric B. (born Eric Barrier) and MC Rakim (born William Michael Griffin Jr.).