Notable for his albums The Deepest Cellar and Coming Around, this British blues and soul singer began his rise to fame early in the second decade of the 21st century.
He released his debut EP, Can't Hold Back, in late 2010.
By early 2015, he had close to ten thousand Twitter followers.
Born and raised in Ikeston, England, he later settled in Leicester.
He was born in the same year as fellow English soul singer Joss Stone.