Eric Newman, better known by his stage name Stagga Lee, is an American rapper hailing from Yonkers, New York. His stage name was adopted after Stagger Lee. He signed to ArtistDirect in 2003, and had a minor hit in his debut single, "Roll Wit M.V.P. (We Be Like! The La La Song)," which sampled Minnie Riperton's 1975 hit "Lovin' You," and peaked at #13 on the Rhythmic Top 40 in 2003. This began after a buzz was created from the video play the song was receiving on BET's late night video show "Uncut.