Eric Bellinger Celebrates Birthday By Dropping Three New Songs

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In celebration of his birthday today, Eric Bellinger has released new music for his fans. The Grammy award winning singer-songwriter has released three new songs — “Text Threads,” “Overrated” and “Viral.” The fresh tracks is just a taste of what fans can expect from Bellinger’s debut album, Cuffing Season, due later this year via YFS Records.

“So today is my birthday, but I wanted give some gifts to my fans!” says Bellinger. “I got great feedback on Choose Up Season and am happy that fans are excited for more music, so here’s a preview! Cuffing Season is on the way!”

The love track “Text Threads” was produced by Ayo & Yung Ladd and samples Montel Jordan’s classic “This is How We Do It.” Bellinger samples theme song for the hit sit-com Living Single on “Overrated.” The record was produced by D’Mile and celebrates his happy family life with his loving wife and newborn son.  Last, but not least, “Viral” was produced by Bangahs and is a party anthem celebrating women.

In other news, Bellinger will be featured on XXL Magazine’s Freshman Class 2015.

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Eric Bellinger Releases Acoustic Version of EP ‘Eric B for President: Term 2’

After dropping his EP Eric B for President: Term 2 in March, Eric Bellinger follows-up with an acoustic rendition of the project. Stripping away from electronic beats, Bellinger’s rearranges the songs on the EP using only acoustic instruments.

“I love acoustic versions because guitar is such a simple, yet potent, instrument,” explain Bellinger. “The feeling from those strings alone brings so much organic raw emotion to the music. Stripping down all the instruments and allowing the listener to focus in on lyrics, melodies, harmonies, ad-libs, and my intricately detailed vocal arrangements is important to me.”

He continued, “With everything being so trapped-out nowadays I just wanted to give the people another alternative. Something different, something soulful, something they could feel.”

Stream Eric B for President: Term 2 (Acoustic) below.

Eric Bellinger Remixes Bruno Mars’ ‘That’s What I Like’

After sharing his remix to SZA and Travis Scott’s hit single “Love Galore,” Eric Bellinger releases his e-mix to “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars.

“S/O @brunomars for goin against the grain & comin wit this smash,” Bellinger wrote on Instagram.

Bellinger’s version includes an interpolation of Mint Condition’s classic song “Pretty Brown Eyes.”

Bellinger’s rendition of “That’s What I Like” is part of his E-Mix Mondays series, which launched last week.

Listen to Eric Bellinger’s “That’s What I Like” remix below.

Eric Bellinger Remixes SZA’s Hit Single ‘Love Galore’

If Eric Bellinger likes another artist’s song, there’s a pretty big chance that he will add his own spin to it.

The singer-songwriter is certainly feeling SZA’s Top 5 single “Love Galore.” In fact, he has released his own remix to the Travis Scott-assisted track as the first installment of his E-mix Mondays series.

“Everytime I do an E-Mix they get such incredible feedback so I wanted to start giving y’all a new E-Mix each week,” Bellinger wrote on Instagram.

Last week, Bellinger released an uplifting song called “Be the Change.” The song was inspired by the recent violent protests in Charlottesville, Va.

Listen to Eric Bellinger’s “Love Galore” remix below.

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