Lupe Fiasco & TInie Tempah on Eric Turner’s “Angels & Stars” – Behind the Scenes

Best known for his work with Tinie Tempah on the platinum single Written In The Stars and Lupe Fiasco on the anthemic Break The Chain, singer-songwriter Eric Turner has teamed with the two rappers for Angels & Stars, the lead single from his upcoming debut album on Capitol Records (due in mid-2012). Produced by Eshraque iSHi Mughal (Written In The Stars), the song serves as a cautionary meditation on peoples fascination with stardom.

In anticipation of the official video for “Angels & Stars” – recently shot in Los Angeles by director P.R. Brown (Skylar Grey, John Mayer, Alicia Keys) – Eric Turner has just unveiled aBehind the Scenes lookat the making of it. The video includes footage of Turner filming the street art inspired video, along with appearances by Lupe and Tempah.

Turner was born in Boston and decided to live in Sweden after attending Uppsala University in an exchange program. He got his start in music as the front man for the band Street Fighting Man, and was introduced to iSHi at the suggestion of a mutual friend. The duo blend iSHi’s hip hop production style with Turner’s songwriting roots to create a big stadium sound. “It’s organic and natural,” says Turner. “We write songs like they did back in the ’60s.””

Angels & Stars” is available now oniTunes. Keep an eye out for the official video premiering this Friday, February 3rd, and stay up-to-date on Eric via hisofficial site,Facebook, andTwitter.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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