His real name is Elliot Gleave and, According to the Kickstarts Songfacts, Gleave’s performing name goes back to his schooldays when he was rapping in the playground and some guy nicknamed him Example from his initials EG. Even though he started releasing songs somewhere in the year of 204, his breakthrough years were 2009-2010, when he released an EP called „Won’t go quietly”, featuring „Watch the sun come up”, „Won’t go quietly” and „Kickstarts”.
Over the years, example worked with various artists such as Flux Pavilion, Feed Me ( For those who didn’t know, his single called „Midnight Run” is actually produced by Jon Gooch ), Chase & Status, Professor Green, etc.
In 2012, he confirmed a release of a 4th album. He will be collaborating with producers like : Dillon Francis, Tommy Trash, Benga, Michael Woods and so on.
So, next time you are looking for some really inspiring and interesting lyrics or just a bunch of songs with meaning, be sure to search this guy on youtube.