Eric Shelby is an up and coming Gospel artist and a native of Louisville, Kentucky. His mother noticed his interest in music at the age of five and bought him his first drum set. Later on in life, Eric was in several bands, playing gigs in local and regional areas, playing top 40 R&B music.Some of his gospel musical influences are Kirk Franklin, The Clark Sisters, John P. Kee, and Shirley Ceasar. Some of his music influences are Cameo, Earth Wind and Fire, Ohio Players,and Sly and The Family Stone.
He released his first CD “Jesus I Believe” in September 2006 and his second CD “Jesus Loves U” on Saturday, January 17, 2009. Eric is the producer, writer, and musician on both CD’s. His purpose is to minister and to let the world know that Jesus Christ is the Savior.
He is currently ministering to the youth at Stoner Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church. Eric would like to help the youth stay focused on what is important, which is forming a solid relationship with Jesus Christ, staying in school, and staying away from the negative temptations of life.