Joseph 'JP' Patterson is an esteemed music writer, editor and tastemaker based in London. In 2017, JP founded TRENCH Magazine, an online and print publication documenting black British music and culture. He's also the head editor at Complex UK, and has been with the company since 2014.
On top of these duties, JP is also a council member for the MOBO Awards and occasionally contributes to Pitchfork and Mixmag. Previously, he's held roles at MTV UK and MTV IGGY, worked as a freelance consultant for the likes of Boxfresh and Maharishi, and also had his own grime and UK rap segment on BBC Introducing/BBC Radio 1 alongside Ally McCrae.