Famous as :Singer, producer
Birth Name :James Blake Litherland
Birth Date :September 26, 1988
Birth Place :Deptford, Lewisham London, UK
Claim to fame :Debut album "James Blake" (2011)
Electronic music producer and singer James Blake won this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for his sophomore album "Overgrown". The BBC Sound of 2011 runner-up, who recently turned 25, won over heavy favorites like veteran artist David Bowie and last year's winner Arctic Monkeys. He said he "deserved it as much as anyone else did," adding an acknowledgement for all the "great people involved" in his triumph, something that he had been put on a 25/1 chance to win by bookies....
For the fourth straight year, Canadian rap superstar Drake is staging his October's Very Own Fest in his hometown of Toronto and he's again bringing top acts to perform in the two-day music festival. Headlining the August 4 kick-off show at the Molson Canadian Ampitheatre are Frank Ocean and James Blake while leading the line-up on August 5 is no less than Drake himself....