Jack Light started rapping at the age of 12. By 16, Jack caused a stir in 2011 when his first official video ‘The Arrival’ was released on Channel AKA and went straight into #3 on their urban chart in the first week, where it remained for 3 weeks.
Jack’s second track ‘Underground’ features MC Spyda from the massive ‘Tarantula’ by Pendulum. The video was on Channel AKA and the single was licensed to the AKA: Streetz, Grime & Life compilation CD.
Jack’s third track ‘Hokkien’ produced by SNK was played by DJ Semtex on 1Xtra where he said Jack is ‘A lyrical beast at the age of 16’ the video is also on Channel AKA. Hokkien has been supported by a number of blogs from Black Budget ENT, DJ Semtex, Soul Culture, HIP HOP Chronicle to name a few.
In Jack’s first 4 years of producing he has found himself in some exciting situations to hone his skills, giving him a world of experience that give him a unique edge which fans and industry figure heads are falling in love with. His 1st track, made when he was 12, was played by Mary Anne Hobbs on Radio 1. This lead to NME saying ‘if this is what he is doing when he is 12, Jack Light is the future of UK Hip Hop’. By the age of 14 he had over 25 000 followers on My Space and in the past 2 years across Twitter / You Tube & Face Book has built up a loyal and enthusiastic network of 50 000 people. He has also found himself writing music with Riko Dan (Roll Deep), SL2 (On A Ragga Tip) & Breeze (Breeze & Styles), with over 100 tracks recorded from Hip Hop to Dub Step, House to Indie, Grime to Drum & Bass.
Jack is also continually finding himself being authenticated on the underground scene with guest slots on Kool FM, as well as having recently appeared on Reprezent Radio & BBC Introducing.
Mr Hudson tweeted he is a fan of Jack’s music.