Tag Archive: Up And Coming


Gallant

Gallant is a new rising R&B artist from out of the Los Angeles area who has begun to make quite an impression on both fans and critics within the R&B scene.  The sudden attention can mostly be lead to Gallant’s stunning cover of the Foo Fighter’s song “Learn To Fly” which sounds so vastly different from the original, that it could be called a reinterpretation.  With thunderous drums and soaring vocals, Gallant’s “Learn To Fly” is a beautiful, heartfelt ballad that stands on its own ground as basically a completely new song.  Gallant’s falsetto range is also fantastic throughout.

Gallant performed his first live shows in June 2015 at both Los Angeles and New York City and will continue to travel around in order to get his name out there.  He is truly a new artist on the rise that people should know about.  Below are some of his biggest singles so far.  Be sure to check them out and help spread the word on Gallant.

Sources: Info: sogallant.com – Videos: YouTube – Gallant – Picture: Google Images

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Singer/songwriter Jon Bellion makes contemporary pop that mixes R&B, hip-hop, and indie rock influences.  Born on Long Island, New York, Bellion grew up focusing on his love of basketball.  However, in his junior year of high school, his love of music came to a forefront thank to such influences as Timbaland, Pharrell Williams, J Dilla, and Eminem when he began to write songs on his broher’s keyboard.  After high school, Bellion enrolled in a music program at Long Island’s Five Towns College, where he became involved in the vibrant local music scene.

After graduating, Bellion continued to pursue his performance career, eventually garnering wider attention thanks to his song “The Monster”, which was included on Eminem’s 2013 album, “Marshal Mathers LP 2”.  The track which featured a duet between Eminem and Rihanna, topped the charts in 12 countries including topping the Billboard 200 in the United States.  Also in 2013, Bellion released his debut mixtape, “Translation Through Speakers”, In 2014, Bellion released his second mixtape, “The Seperation”, which featured the single, “Ungrateful Eyes”.

Bellion also released his first debut album, “The Definition”, in 2014 and the album was highly praised, both for Bellion’s catchy mixture of hip-hop infused indie-pop and R&B.  Since the album’s release, he has also released three followup singles in 2015, “Woke The F*ck Up”, “Woodstock (Psychedelic Fiction)”, and “All Time Low”.

He is definitely an artist worth keeping an eye out because he will probably be dropping a second album sometime soon.  Check out some of his biggest hits below to see why he’s beginning to turn heads.

Sources: Info: Billboard.com – Videos: YouTube – Jon Bellion – Picture: Google Images