Eric XL Singleton
Birth name Eric Newkirt Singleton
Born November 6, 1968
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Rap, dance.
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician.
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1994–2001
Labels BMG
Associated acts Modern Talking


Eric XL Singleton (born Eric Newkirt Singleton, November 6, 1968, New York City), known as XLarge, is an American rapper who has appeared on many dance music productions, significantly on Modern Talking songs, such as "You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98", Brother Louie ‘98 "China In Her Eyes", and "Last Exit to Brooklyn". In 2000 he released a single with Shaggy called Sexy Girl.


Eric Singleton started his rapper career back in 1994. Where he was involved on various projects like Face II Face, Cool Passion, Rotation, Ministry Of Sound, Tom Tom, B.O.O.N, Cool Cut, Deep Down, Francis Ford, G-Traxx, Helmut Zerlet, Hip Opera feat. Michael D. KAY, Sinclair N Wilde, World In Motion and others where he appeared under many nicknames: Extra Large, MC X, etc.

He gained fame mainly through his appearances as rapper for Modern Talking.
He appeared for the first time on the comeback version of "You're My Heart, You're My Soul" in '98, then for the next few years he was heard on every single Modern Talking song released, until "Last Exit to Brooklyn" in 2001 (except "Win the Race").

In 2010 he did a comeback on the Legends and Diamonds - The Dream Project. He appared on the song Live & Survive (Suffer and die Pt.2) with Mazaya and Calvin Wiley.

After his last single with Modern Talking, he moved back to Georgia, U.S.