Who is Benjamin Clementine? It’s a fair question to ask, considering this relatively unfamiliar artist was recently awarded the Mercury Prize (the UK’s parallel to the Grammy’s “Album of the Year”) for his album At Least For Now. The London artist, chosen over names like Aphex Twin and Florence + the Machine, dedicated his award to the victims of the Paris terror attacks. To learn more about Benjamin Clementine, check out his interview with okayplayer and catch his video after the jump.
Patrick is Editor-in-Chief of Lamplighter, an alternative arts and music publication focused on New Jersey. He is a graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars and his poetry has been published in Jelly Bucket, Four Chambers, and elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter @PatBoyle or at Patrick-Boyle.com.