Example backs Ed Sheeran's Radio 1Xtra Power List triumph
Example has defended Ed Sheeran after the singer-songwriter came out top in BBC Radio 1Xtra Power List.
The radio station, which calls itself the "new black music network", recently published their Power List, which features twenty musicians who they feel are the most important in the urban scene.
Speaking to Digital Spy, Example said that the 'x' man merits his place on the list because of his big influence in the urban scene.
He said: "I think in terms of the urban world Ed is very influential because every grime artist and rapper has wanted to work with him over the last few years. He is a decent rapper and he's a good singer but he also has a good hustle, you know he hustles like a lot of these people.
Example, who recently released new album 'Life Live Living', concluded: "People need to use their words carefully when they announce these lists. I think it's offensive to the black music community for whoever chose that word to say 'black and urban music'.
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