His early days on the guitar led to time spent in sessions with bands performing and writing and then on the road with artists like his long-term friend Craig David has given T. Smith a view of music creation and artist life that few others possess. To this end he has managed to become an artist friend, advisor, confidante and fellow creator to an even greater extent than many other songwriters and producers. Understanding virtually all genres of music, from his early work in the dance arena with the Rui Da Silva UK Number 1 single Touch Me, through the early stages of UK grime with Tinchy Stryder and his UK Number 1 single aptly titled Number 1 and with some Ivor Novello winning work for James Morrison. He has been a fully instrumental character alongside progressive UK artists like Kano, Stormzy and Dave. T. Smith worked with Kano on his Mercury nominated Made In The Manor album, Stormzy on his landmark debut and Brit Award winning album Gang Signs & Prayers and also with Dave on his Mercury Prize winning and Brit Award winning album Psychodrama as well as performing alongside this artist on his legendary Brits performance of Black. On top of this, T. Smith wrote and produced Adele’s Set Fire To The Rain and received a Grammy nomination for his contributions to Sam Smith’s In the Lonely Hour album.