At just 24 and with only one album under his belt, Gallant is already able to boast more accolades than many a music-scene veteran. A SXSW gig, a personal performance for Barack Obama and a collaboration with Seal alone is impressive, but this week saw the stylish Maryland soulster’s debut record selected to battle it out with Beyoncé and Rihanna for Best Contemporary Urban Album at the 2017 Grammys. While he was in town recently, we caught up with Gallant to discuss his personal style, handling expectations and making it in today’s music industry.