Modern R&B songwriter and singer Eric Bellinger may be the grandson of Bobby Time — a musician known most for the 1958 number 2 hit “Rockin’ Robin.” A Compton, California indigenous, Bellinger starred like a operating back again on his senior high school soccer group and was provided a scholarship to try out for and go to the University or college of Southern California. Around once, the Epic label offered him having a documenting agreement. Bellinger opted to visit with music, but his profession advanced like a songwriter instead of as an designer. From 2009 through 2013, he co-wrote a large number of tunes for high-profile performers, including two slashes on Chris Brown’s Grammy-winning F.A.M.E., Brandy’s “Without You,” and Justin Bieber’s “THE FOLLOWING.” Two of his biggest strikes was included with Usher’s “Lemme Observe,” which reached number 2 on Billboard’s Sizzling R&B/Hip-Hop Songs graph, and Brown’s “Good China,” lots ten R&B/Hip-Hop strike. Meanwhile, Bellinger done solo material, such as for example For the time being as well as the three-volume Given birth to II Sing group of mixtapes. In 2014, he released The ReBirth with looks from previous collaborator Sevyn Streeter, Child Printer ink, and Sage the Gemini. Among its many singles had been the Kriss Kross/Ohio Players-sampling “I Don’t Need Her” (offering Issue) and “9 Lives” (offering Too Brief and Ty Dolla Indication). In the run-up towards the launch of his expected follow-up, Bellinger fallen the pre-album teaser mixtape Choose Up Period, before announcing the discharge of Cuffing Period in 2015. Another part was released just a couple months afterwards. Bellinger came back in 2016 using the generally acoustic-sounding EP Eric B for Leader: Term 1. The greater mixed sounding follow-up Term 2 made an appearance at the start of 2017.