Steven Adam Markowitz (August 19, 1988), better known by his stage name Hoodie Allen, is an independent American hip hop recording artist. Allen grew up on Long Island in a Jewish household. After graduating from University of Pennsylvania, he began working at Google before ultimately quitting to pursue a music career full-time. Between the years 2009 and 2011, Allen released several mixtapes which garnered moderate success in the underground music scene. Finally in 2012, Allen released his first official EP titled All American which debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200. A follow-up mixtape, Crew Cuts, was released the next year along with an acoustic version of All American. In October 2014, Allen officially released his debut studio album, People Keep Talking which was successful with first week sales of over 30,000 along with a debut position of No. 8 on the Billboard 200. Allen's fanbase is called the Hoodie Mob which he interacts with frequently on social media and during his many concert tours.
Ed Sheeran (born 17 February 1991) is a singer songwriter currently signed under Atlantic (WMG). Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire before moving to Framlingham, Suffolk. In his time in Suffolk, he was known to have flourished as a hidden talent when it came to music. He learned guitar at a very young age, and began writing songs during his time at Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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