is a popular, English singer songwriter from East London, England. He was born in 1984 to a Greek Cypriot father and an English mother. His sister, Alexa, is a singer in her own band and guest vocaled on his B-Side, Hi-Lo & In Between. Diagnosed with dyslexia from an early age, Kristian had a number of jobs in various career paths before he decided to get into music. After making a demo tape, he eventually had a meeting with Polydor Records, who controversially judged him on his looks upon hearing the demo tape, feeling he was more suited to rap music.