Video interview: Maverick Sabre

Michael Stafford, aka Maverick Sabre, is a skilled tunesmith, lyricist and rapper who counts Jorja Smith and Chronixx among his cohorts.

The soulful songwriter first broke out in 2012, graduating from Wexford-based hip-hop auteur to serious contender with his debut single Let Me Go, which hit the top 20 on its release.

Since then, he’s created three acclaimed albums, with his most recent, When I Wake Up, from earlier this year, turning tastemakers’ ears from BBC Radio 1Xtra to GQ Magazine.

We recently caught up with him at the PRS for Music x Spotify x RAK Studios #WhoWeBe songwriting camp to get the inside track on his musical DNA…