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Jamie T

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Jamie T

Years Active: 2007 to present

Genre: rap, pop, reggae

Country: United Kingdom

Website: http://www.jamie-t.com

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Jamie Treays

Artist Bio:

From last.fm NME award-winner Jamie Treays is a singer/songwriter hailing from Wimbledon, South London, England. He is signed to Virgin Records but released his Betty and The Selfish Sons EP on his own Pacemaker Records label in 2007. His musical style is hard to place, but incorporates elements of rap, reggae, Indie and acoustic genres, although it is sometimes grouped with as thamesbeat (alongside acts like Larrikin Love and Mystery Jets). Although at the time of writing Jamie has received relatively little mainstream exposure, he has received airplay from BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe, who made PlaySalvador his single of the week and Back In The Game his Hottest Record In The World. In January 2007 Jamie also covered Zanes show on radio 1 whilst Zane was away, working alongside Radio 1 DJ Nihal. On Jo Whileys show, Back In The Game featured as her pet sound and more recently his single Sheila was Whileys Record Of The Week. Jamie also remixed Gorillaz #36 single Kids With Guns. This was a B-side. Sheila was also playlisted by Radio 1 thus receiving more airtime across all shows. To date Jamie has released three singles: Sheila was released on July 3rd and got to No.22 in......[Read More]


 

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