Ep. 159 - ERIC BELLINGER ("New Flame")

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By Paul Duncan and Scott B. Bomar and American Songwriter. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In addition to his own albums and mixtapes, artist, songwriter, and entertainer Eric Bellinger has co-written hits such as Chris Brown’s “New Flame” and Usher’s “Lemme See,” as well as songs by Justin Bieber, Trey Songz, The Game, and others. Eric joins Paul to chat about his remarkable career that spans pop, hip-hop, and R&B.
PART ONE
Scott and Paul talk about musicians who are also great athletes and theorize about the connections between sports and music, including Paul's tales of his days playing basketball with Brian McKnight
PART TWO
Paul's in-depth interview with Eric Bellinger
ABOUT ERIC BELLINGER
Singer, songwriter, and producer Eric Bellinger balances his career as a performer with a long list of behind-the-scenes writer credits on hits such as Chris Brown’s “New Flame,” which topped multiple Billboard charts, “Lemme See,” an ASCAP-award winning song by Usher that reached #2 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, the Top 40 “Right Here” by Justin Bieber featuring Drake, and the theme song of the hit film Think Like a Man, performed by Jennifer Hudson, Ne-Yo, and Rick Ross.
The list of other artists who’ve recorded Eric’s songs includes Selena Gomez, Ashanti, Keke Palmer, Brandy, Fantasia, Trey Songz, The Game, Tyrese, Tank, and Teyana Taylor. In addition to “New Flame,” Eric also earned recognition for his contributions to Chris Brown’s Grammy-winning album F.A.M.E., which included the songs “Fine China” and “Love More,” featuring Nicki Minaj.
With over a dozen studio albums, mixtapes, and EPs to his credit, Eric Bellinger the artist has released singles such as “Valet” featuring Fetty Wap and 2 Chainz; “Type a Way” featuring Chris Brown; “Moist” featuring K Camp, and “Enough,” which directly addresses racial and societal injustice. His most recent album, a duo project with Hitmaka called 1-800-Hit-Eazy, will be released later this month.

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