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Grey Worm Is The Drake Of "Game Of Thrones"

Meet Raleigh Ritchie and prepare to have your mind blown.

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If you're one of the bazillion people who watch Game of Thrones, it's likely you've seen this man:

Grey Worm, commander of Daenerys Targaryen's Unsullied. Actor Jacob Anderson, from Bristol, United Kingdom, has been playing this stately character since Season 3.
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Grey Worm, commander of Daenerys Targaryen's Unsullied. Actor Jacob Anderson, from Bristol, United Kingdom, has been playing this stately character since Season 3.

And while he doesn't say much, it looks like things might get a little more interesting for him during Season 5.

Jacob has also appeared in other high-profile U.K. shows, like Skins and Broadchurch.

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But did you know that he's also a talented singer and songwriter who performs under the name Raleigh Ritchie?

He's signed to Columbia Records and has been writing and performing music since he was 14. While you've been over there sleepin' on Raleigh Ritchie, Kendrick Lamar picked him a couple years ago to open for his U.K. tour dates.
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He's signed to Columbia Records and has been writing and performing music since he was 14. While you've been over there sleepin' on Raleigh Ritchie, Kendrick Lamar picked him a couple years ago to open for his U.K. tour dates.

That's right, Grey Worm has a record deal.

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Ritchie's brand of R&B is rather hard to describe. It's lyrical, introspective, haunting, and even funky. And his accented voice is downright swoon-worthy.

You know that moment when a song perfectly articulates something you thought only you felt? Yup, that's every joint by Raleigh Ritchie. He has released several EPs, and his single "Stronger Than Ever," blew the f*ck up across the pond.
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You know that moment when a song perfectly articulates something you thought only you felt? Yup, that's every joint by Raleigh Ritchie. He has released several EPs, and his single "Stronger Than Ever," blew the f*ck up across the pond.

And with a debut album in the pipeline, there's still time to jump on the Raleigh Ritchie bus.

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The visuals that accompany Ritchie's songs are just as diverse and evocative as the music. In videos like the cinematically shot "Stay Inside," Anderson's acting prowess is on full display.

His latest video was released in early March. Aptly titled "The Greatest," it's an ode to the gleeful, foolish feeling of invincibility that comes with youth.

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Set amid a dope house party, "The Greatest" features pumped-up lyrics like:

"We'll be dancing forever, we don't know any better/

We're lazy, whatever, at least we stick together/

We're the greatest, I mean it, we'll never be defeated/

You can take us or leave us, we don't care if you believe us."

Seriously, this will be your new war cry before you hit the club hard.

Ritchie's debut album is scheduled for a September release, and he's clearly excited to share his music with the world:

@DreeTV It's so nearly done I can smell it! Can't wait for everyone to hear/smell it too!

So take some time to get familiar before Raleigh Ritchie, err, Jacob Anderson returns to Season 5 of Game of Thrones on HBO, Sunday, April 12!

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