This is a very unusual edition of Burning Up. During the last few months, there has been an artist who the readers of The Lava Lizard has been demanding me to cover but I was quite reluctant because I considered him to be just another trendy singer. However, that perspective changed today when Frank Ocean [...]
The Lava Lizard’s Burning Up is back with yet another round of new talent! This week, our focus is on R&B singer Eric Bellinger, who has already gathered a following for his work as a songwriter with several artists, including Usher, Nelly, Chris Brown, JoJo, Brandy and Jennifer Hudson.
The Lava Lizard has thus far introduced several exciting new artists via the Burning Up segment but today’s highlighted act is one to remember. Rickstar, a young singer hailing from the UK, is a talented young performer with the potential to make a major impact on the struggling R&B scene.
Remember back in the 1990s when R&B music was defined by slow grooves and wafting soprano vocals? Well, this week’s Burning Up artist, Chantel, takes us back to those days before that brand of R&B was forced to Adult Contemporary radio.