Derrick Dunn

Derrick Dunn

Single Review : Eric Roberson, I Apologize

It seems like just yesterday, Eric Roberson blessed fans with “Things Meant For Me,” but he’s back with another single in the form of “I Apologize.” The creators of “I Apologize” are Eric Roberson, Jairus Mozee, Brett “B Dubb” Baker, and Rodney Jones. Mr. Roberson has shared that the song draws inspiration from a range of musical influences, including the theatrical musicality of Stevie Wonder, the heartfelt wordplay of Commissioned, and the unapologetic low-end approach of A Tribe Called Quest.


When it comes to music, Eric is a true talent. He has the ability to cover classic songs flawlessly, and his slow cuts are the perfect remedy for those in a bind with their significant other, walking down the aisle, or on a night of sensuality. Eric’s devoted fans know that he truly shines when it comes to ballads. In his latest slow jam, he takes a soulful approach and crafts a beautiful tribute to his beloved. The result is an elegant and heartfelt ode that is sure to leave listeners swooning.


The lyrics include, “I apologize for not finding you sooner, baby / I feel like your kisses were meant for only me, babe,” he sings in the heartfelt chorus. “I been waitin’ for your love.” Roberson beautifully enhances the song’s message with his wise and discerning perspective. As a man discovers his one and only true love, he may realize that each past relationship served as a stepping stone leading him directly to his soulmate. This newfound understanding brings a sense of clarity and purpose to the journey of love and relationships.


Roberson continues to be one of the most promising voices in R&B, and I look forward to seeing what else he has in store for 2023.


Final Grade: A

“I Apologize” is available on all streaming platforms.

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