Dubstep, Composer

1982 –


Who is Example?

Elliot John Gleave, better known by his stage name Example, is an English rapper and singer signed to Epic Records. His name arose due to his initials being E.G., which is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase exempli gratia.

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 followed his debut album "What We Made" which was heavily hip-hop influenced due to Gleave knowing a hip-hop record producer. 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 debuted at number 1 on the UK Album Charts with two number 1 singles, "Changed the Way You Kiss Me" and "Stay Awake". His fourth album, The Evolution of Man was released on 19 November 2012.

Example has confirmed that at least two new singles will be released in 2013, they include "All The Wrong Places" and "Only Human". The first of these is scheduled for release on 8 September 2013 and should feature on his fifth studio album.

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Jun 20, 1982
Also known as
  • Elliot Gleave
  • Elliot John Gleave
  • England
  • Ashcroft Technology Academy

on July 23, 2013


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