Antoine Smith, born Aug. 1, 1992 (BMI member) is a composer, songwriter, drummer, keyboardist, singer, rapper, producer, and engineer of jazz and other genres. Smith’s music ranges from jazz/world/pop/j-pop/rhythm & blues/rap/hip-hop and nu-jazz. Pseudo name as a producer is DJ Night Writer. Smith’s rap/hip-hop, and rhythm & blues is popular for his originals and remakes on Youtube that many local and indie rappers frequently use for their mix-tapes. His rap got him an audition for Def Jam’s “We Got Next” in 2010. By 2012, he released 2 “promos” under his real name Antoine Christopher. The 6’1” underrated artist produced 11 jazz albums from age 15. 2008 - 2012, compilations such as; “All That Jazz,” “Project A,” “The Drifter,” “Wallflower,” “Daydream,” and “Mythical” were under an independent label Turn On Records, a subsidiary of EROICA. Influences: Chris Botti, Hiroshima, Paul Hardcastle, The Rippingtons, Miles, Coltrane, The Runners, Cool And Dre, Drumma Boy, Justice League, KanYe West, et al. Smith studied and played many drum instruments in school: quad, tenor, snare, bass drum, drum-set, and conga. Also known to participate in sports: football, basketball, softball, track, and x-country. Studied music theory at Tiamoyo Arts and Education.