The Blog of Eric M. Ruiz

Exploring the differences that make us the same.

On Moving To New York City: It’s Just Me, There.

“I’m not moving, I am just going to a new city.” I told Mary. “…but MARTIN” her voice screeched highly and her face contorted to reflect her confusion “that IS moving. You’re moving to a new city, that’s a big deal!” Mary had been suggesting for some time that we throw a going away party for me. But I was against the idea from the get go. I love parties as much as.. Read More

Throwback Thursday, Hip-Hop Edition

I’ve been on the road a lot lately. And travel is only going to increase with extended stops in both Israel and NYC. So it should come as no surprise that recently, I’ve been losing track of what time and day it is. Luckily, you fine social social media hounds remind me that today, is Thursday. God bless you #tbt. So, in honor of everyone’s favorite retro day, I’ve compiled a small list.. Read More

My Favorite Hip Hop Love Songs

Yes, I know it’s hard to believe, but beneath the cold, hard outer shell that is Eric Ruiz lies a deep, spiritual and complex man that enjoys the occasional love jam. So, without further ado, here are my top jams that you should be spinning come tomorrow (and forever).