Lyor Cohen’s 300 Entertainment has signed Grammy Award-winning songwriter Eric Bellinger, Billboard has learned exclusively. Under terms of the new deal, the Warner Music Group-distributed 300 Entertainment will release, market and promote Bellinger’s debut solo album, "The Rebirth."
Best known as the songwriter behind hits for Chris Brown (“Love More,” “Fine China”), Usher (“Let Me See”) and Justin Bieber (“Right Here”), Bellinger initially released double-CD, 32-track "The Rebirth" digitally in February through YFS (Your Favorite Song), the indie label operated by Bellinger and his manager/business partner Nieman Johnson. The set’s buzz single, “I Don’t Want Her” featuring Problem, currently stands at No. 35 on Billboard’s Rhythmic chart.