13.03.2017  •  Editorial NEWS

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'The solitude of singer Benjamin Clementine' - Klaus STOCKHAUSEN c/o SHOTVIEW BERLIN styles him for ZEIT magazine

Klaus STOCKHAUSEN c/o SHOTVIEW styled British Singer Benjamin Clementine, born in London with Ghanaian heritage, for a feature in the February issue of ZEIT magazine. In the year 2008, at the age of 20 and after a conflict with his long-year friend and flatmate, Benjamin left London and decided to pursue his fortune in Paris where he lived on the streets the first couple of years, performing as a street musician or in bars and hotels to make a living. Paris is also where he was discovered by his agent by the name of Aysam Rahmania, who referred him to Mathieu Gazier - who later became the Manager of Benjamin Clementine.

His debut album titled At Least for Now appeared in 2015, first in French-speaking countries – and became top 10 chart hit. Benjamin Clementine was awarded a Victoire as a stage newcomer, and the album won the British Mercury Prize. At the end of 2015, the album also made it onto the British charts. But that's not the end of the song.