Jordan Edward Benjamin, known as grandson, is Canadian-American singer, songwriter and musician. Currently signed to Fueled by Ramen, grandson's recent hit "Blood // Water" climbed several Billboard charts in both Canada and the US. The angsty, political vibe of the hard-hitting hit launched grandson into the music scene with his second EP A Modern Tragedy Vol. 2 released February 2019. grandson also has an activist project called XX Resistance designed to empower youth to get involved with causes close to its heart.
grandson: I Am the People
grandson's first EP A Modern Tragedy Vol. 1 released on June 15, 2018 and featured the politically-charged singles "Bills" and "Thoughts & Prayers." The five-song EP isn't just an excuse to headbang with its sharp guitar riffs and heavy beat drops. The thought-provoking songs are brutally honest. His second EP A Modern Tragedy Vol. 2 released in early 2019 featured "Blood // Water" is a powerful statement about corporate greed and potential future repercussions. The artist's expresses his anger and frustration at the world around him, along with his hope for its improvement, through his music.
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What are some of grandson's popular songs?
While grandson is a fairly new artist on the scene, he already has several hit songs like the politically-infused "Blood // Water," "Best Friends," "Bury Me Face Down," "Apologize" "Apologize Broken Down (acoustic version)," "Despicable (collaboration with NIN9)," "Kiss Bang" and "Stigmata."
What can I expect from the setlist of a grandson concert?
During his concerts, grandson tends to stick to his own songs. Often, the show will open with "6:00" or "Stigmata." He likes to play through his roster of songs like "Thoughts & Prayers," "Fallin (Temptation)," "Despicable" and "Best Friends." The artist will toss in a cover here and there like Bob Marley's "War." He ends the show with the hard-hitting anthem about corporate greed and its consequences with "Blood // Water."
grandson has not won any grammy awards, but in 2019, "Apologize" peaked at No. 5 on the Canada Rock chart and ranked No. 20 on the US Main chart.
What can I expect from a grandson show?
grandson is making a big splash in the music world with his hard-hitting message songs. His music is a unique blend of electronic, rap and rock with messages as powerful as the beat. Starting out with a dark stage, grandson opens his show with banger hits back to back in "Stigmata" and "6:00." Once the audience is fully engaged, he continues a powerful, highly-charged concert experience. Working his way through his engaging songs, grandson typically closes his show with his biggest hit "Blood // Water." At the close of some shows, fans get water bottles, squeeze water out of them to make water fly over the crowd during the last song. grandson will occasionally perform encores every now and then with great songs like "Bills" and "Kiss Bang."