Eric Bellinger is the grandson of singer- songwriter Bobby Day (Rockin' Robin
). A singer since he could speak, Eric joined the R&B group AKNU (A Kind Never Understood) and was soon signed to Epic Records. After experiencing success recording and touring with ANKU, Bellinger started developing his song writing talent. Other artists who have recorded his tunes include UK rapper Chipmunk, and Nickelodeon teen pop/rock quartet Big Time Rush.