Everlast (born Erik Schrody, August 18, 1969 in Valley Stream, New York) is a popular, Grammy winning 1990s musician, known for alternating between rap and rock. He was the frontman for rap group House of Pain until 1996. In 2000, he won a Grammy (with Santana) for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, for the song “Put Your Lights On”. His most famous and most successful song is “What It’s Like” (from Whitey Ford Sings the Blues), although “Ends”, the followup single to “What It’s Like”, also reached the rock top 10.
Everlast is of Irish descent and has converted to Islam.