Alec Benjamin is a 21-year-old singer songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona. Influenced by story telling artists like Eminem and Paul Simon, Alec began writing songs in his bedroom at the age 15. Upon graduating high school, Alec moved to Los Angeles where he studied at USC. Alec has just completed his debut album with the focus track “I Built a Friend” currently receiving AirPlay on KCRW. Alec performs with his boombox (for his beats), guitar, and piano. Alec likes cheese pizza, bald eagles, and is afraid of spiders. He also hates biographies and talking about himself in the third person.