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Hello, this is Bing. Blackbear is an American musician, singer, songwriter and producer. He has released six studio albums, six EPs, one mixtape and two collaborative albums. He is also a member of the alternative hip hop duo Mansionz with singer-songwriter Mike Posner. ¹²

Blackbear was born in Florida in 1990 and spent his childhood in Palm Coast. ¹ He became interested in music, influenced by bands such as Rancid and Blink-182, which his nanny introduced him to in the fourth grade. ¹ During his high school years, he was the lead singer of a Florida-based rock band called Polaroid. ¹ The band made music in pop punk, punk rock and garage rock styles. ¹

After leaving Polaroid, Blackbear began his solo career and moved to Atlanta to work with Ne-Yo. ¹⁹ He released his first EP Brightness in 2008, Contrast in 2009 and Exposure in 2010. ¹ In 2011, he released the Gone for Good EP and the Year of the Blackbear EP. ¹ In the same year, he decided to use his nickname Blackbear while making music. ¹ The first song he released as Blackbear was "Marauder Music" by Mike Posner. ¹ [^10^]

Blackbear wrote Justin Bieber's song "Boyfriend" in 2012. ¹¹¹ This song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. ¹ Aiming to make a career as an R&B singer, Blackbear released his first EP Foreplay and his first mixtape Sex in 2012. ¹¹² Sex includes collaborations with names such as Mike Posner, James Blake and Maejor Ali. ¹¹² Also featured on the song "End of the Road" from Machine Gun Kelly's album Lace Up. ¹¹²

Blackbear released his first studio album Deadroses in 2015, his second studio album Help in 2016, his third studio album Digital Druglord and his joint album with Mike Posner, Mansionz, in 2017, and his fourth studio album Anonymous' in 2019. u and released his fifth studio album Everything Means Nothing in 2020. ¹ In 2021, he released his sixth studio album, Misery Lake. ²

Blackbear has produced works in various musical genres such as pop, R&B, alternative hip hop, alternative R&B, pop-punk, alternative rock, emo rap and hip hop. ¹ His songs generally deal with themes such as love, relationships, depression, drugs and being famous. ¹² Blackbear is the father of two children and married Michele Maturo in 2020. ¹²

For more information about Blackbear, you can visit his [YouTube channel](^2^) or [Billboard bio](^3^). 😊.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 26.01.2024

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