Alec Benjamin is a singer/songwriter who made his mainstream breakthrough with the release of his debut single “Paper Crown” in 2014. Two years later, he followed it with a stream of singles including “The Water Fountain,” “End of the Summer,” and “I Built a Friend.” That same year, Benjamin co-wrote “New York Soul, Pt. 2” with Jon Bellion, and appeared on Bellion’s album, The Human Condition. His next single, “Let Me Down Slowly,” arrived in 2018. Benjamin’s music is characterized by his smooth, youthful vocals and keyboard-based arrangements. He has cited Eminem and Paul Simon as musical influences.