Example Biography (Wikipedia)
Elliot John Gleave (born 20 June 1982), better known by his stage name Example, is an English rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer signed to Epic Records and Sony Music. He has also acted in numerous movies. His name arose due to his initials being E.G., which is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase exempli gratia ("for example").
Example first found success with the release of his second studio album, Won't Go Quietly, which peaked at number 4 on the UK Albums Chart and peaked at number 1 on the UK Dance Chart. and followed his debut album "What We Made" which was heavily hip-hop influenced due to Gleave only knowing a hip-hop record producer at the time. The album had two top 10 singles, "Won't Go Quietly" and "Kickstarts". His third album Playing in the Shadows was released on 4 September 2011. The album topped the charts with two number 1 singles, "Changed the Way You Kiss Me" (produced by Michael Woods) and "Stay Awake" (produced by electronic duo Nero). His fourth album, The Evolution of Man was released on 19 November 2012 and peaked at number 13 on the UK Albums Chart and also peaked at number 1 on the UK Dance Chart.
- Example - Jungle Jukeboxhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rwyhf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rwyhf.jpg2014-02-07T14:53:00.000ZExample joins Toddla T in the studio for Jungle Jukebox.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01rwylz
Example - Jungle Jukebox
- Example on Kids Againhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pq16z.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pq16z.jpg2014-01-12T14:23:00.000ZDanny talks with Example about his new release Kids Again.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01pq176
Example on Kids Again
- Example - Glastonbury highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01d9w75.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01d9w75.jpg2013-07-31T21:30:00.000ZHighlights of Example's set on the Other stage at Glastonbury 2013.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01d9w7h
Example - Glastonbury highlights
- Example - Radio 1’s Hackney Weekendhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00wgdf1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00wgdf1.jpg2012-07-24T15:59:00.000ZA highlights compilation of Example's set at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p00wgdfm
Example - Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend
Past BBC Events
T in the Park: 2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Glasgow
Live Lounge: Example
Live Lounge: Example
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