Eric “Coptic” Matlock was born and raised in Ghana, West Africa.

Growing up in Newtown Accra and Awukugua in the Akuapim mountains, Coptic played the base drum for a local band which gave him the love of creating music.

Coptic has been fortunate to produce music for corporations like Nike and for, or featuring artists like:

The Notorious B.I.G, Puff Daddy aka “Diddy”, Gucci Maine, Trey Songz, Snoop Dogg, Usher, Jermaine Dupri, Ma$e, KRS-One, Sean P, G-Dep, Memphis Bleek, Black Rob, Shyne and countless other successful artists on their platinum plus albums. He has also been fortunate to receive Billboard awards, BMI Urban awards, BMI POP awards and countless others.

“Coptic Presents… The Rising Stars of GH Vol” album every Christmas since 2012

Coptic releases the album series "The Rising Stars of GH" every Christmas which features the who is who of GH music intertwined with upcoming artists who are looking for that break. Coptic is also enthusiastic about establishing his record label, The Black Star Line; he feels that he can help most artists with his music production knowledge and connections.

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Award winning music

P. Diddy–"I Need A Girl" Ft Usher & Loon

* #1 Billboard Hip Hop Single Award Winner
* #4 Billboard Hot 100 Singles
* #2 Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Songs
* BMI Urban and Pop Award Winner

The Notorious B.I.G - Born Again

* 2x Multi-Platinum * #1 Billboard 200 albums

The Notorious B.I.G - B.I.G Duets

* Platinum * #1 Billboard Rap album

P. Diddy - The Saga Continues

* #2 Billboard 200 albums

P. Diddy - We Invented The Remix

* Platinum * #1 Billboard 200 albums

Jermaine Dupri - Life in 1472

* Platinum * #1 Billboard R&B/Hip Hop

Memphis Bleek - All About Me

* Gold * #1 Billboard Rap Album

Black Rob - B.R

* #1 Billboard R&B/Hip Hop

Corporate & Film


* American Footbal apparel commercial

Are We There Yet? Part 2 - Ice Cube

* “Fun Fun Fun”