Elijah Blake is an American singer, songwriter and contemporary R&B musician from Los Angeles. He has written songs for Keyshia Cole, Rick Ross, Rihanna, and co-wrote Usher’s number-one R&B hit, “Climax” He now returns with “Black and Blue,” is a relatively old-school flavored song, at least until it’s fourth quarter breakdown. Before that, it’s all retro 808 sounds, funky, choppy guitar licks, canned strings and rich, soulful vocals from Blake. which is a song of his own!! signed with Atlantic Records.