Eric Bellinger is using his platform and talent as a singer-songwriter to help make a difference. In the wake of the injustice happening around in the U.S., the 31-year-old artist has released an uplifting song called “Be the Change.”
Bellinger shared the inspiration behind his acoustic-driven song in an Instagram post. “Felt I needed to share something given everything that has been going on in #Charlottesville,” he wrote.
In the accompanying video, directed by Cam Fairfax, Bellinger stands on the corner of a street with a guitarist as he Eric Bellinger is using his platform and talent as a singer-songwriter to help make a difference. sings the lyrics. “Before you give up on life / Just give love a try / Let’s come together / Keep your head up to the sky / And fight till the day you day / Let’s come together,” he sings.
Video footage from the Civil Rights Movement and the recent violent protest in Charlottesville, Va. are also shown throughout the clip.
Watch Eric Bellinger’s video for “Be The Change” below.