Born in New Jersey, Jordan Edward Benjamin was raised in Toronto, Canada. He attended Northern Secondary School. He studied at McGill University, before transferring to Concorda University, then dropping out to pursue a music career in Los Angeles in 2014. Stated musicial inspirations include Rage Against The Machine, Bob Marley, Ray Charles, John Lennon and Nirvana. He's most known for his single Blood//Water, which broke Top 40 on a number of Billboard music charts.