Jai Paul is a British songwriter and record producer from Rayners Lane, United Kingdom. He is signed to XL Recordings. Paul's 2007 demo "BTSTU" received widespread blog coverage throughout 2010, and has been played on UK national radio by DJs including Gilles Peterson, Zane Lowe, Nick Grimshaw, Reggie Yates and Fearne Cotton. In December 2010, Paul was longlisted for the BBC Sound of 2011 poll. ...show more
Jai Paul is a British songwriter and record producer from Rayners Lane, United Kingdom. He is signed to XL Recordings. Paul's 2007 demo "BTSTU" received widespread blog coverage throughout 2010, and has been played on UK national radio by DJs including Gilles Peterson, Zane Lowe, Nick Grimshaw, Reggie Yates and Fearne Cotton. In December 2010, Paul was longlisted for the BBC Sound of 2011 poll.
"BTSTU (Edit)" was playlisted on BBC Radio 1 following its release as a digital download on April 21, 2011, via XL. The single received favourable reviews, and was made 'Hottest Record in the World' on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show. On May 20, 2011, Canadian hip hop artist Drake leaked a track titled "Dreams Money Can Buy" via his blog. Shortly afterward, "Till The End Of Time", a song by American R&B artist Beyoncé surfaced online.
Both tracks feature a sample of Paul's "BTSTU" demo. On August 30, 2011, "BTSTU (Edit)" was included on Radio Nova's "Nova Tunes 2.4" compilation in France, and on October 25 of the same year the track appeared on "Annie Mac Presents 2011" in the UK (listed as "BTSU"). On March 30, 2012, Jai Paul uploaded a new demo titled "Jasmine (Demo)" to his SoundCloud page. The demo was given an official release via XL on April 9, 2012. ...show less
Playlists Containing Tracks by Jai Paul
indie hits and everything else i like
ULTIMATE 2012 PLAYLIST
Top 50 Songs of 2012 ("Indie")
soundtrack to 2012.
The Top 100 Tracks of 2012
Hiphop Albums of 2012
Pitchfork - Top 100 Tracks of 2012
Pitchfork's Top 100 Tracks of 2012
Pitchfork Top 100 Songs of 2012
RA Poll: Top 50 tracks of 2012 by Resident Ad…
best of 2012
Pitchfork 2012: Best New Tracks
The Black Hipster Movement v1: Blipster 101
Pitchfork Top 100 Tracks of 2012
Mixmag Top 100 of 2012
Pitchfork : The Top 100 Tracks of 2012
Pitchfork 2012 The Top 100 Tracks
THE GUARDIAN Critics' Best of 2012 (not the u…
Staff Picks: Best Of 2012
FACT Magazine : 100 Best Tracks of 2012
Josh's Baker's Dozen of Top Tracks of 2012
Chillwave Deluxe - 2012 Compilation
Soul From The Deep End Of The Puddle
Top 75 Singles of 2012
The Best Tracks of December 2012
indie 2012 - top tracks - best of
NPR Music's Top 100 Songs of 2012
BIRP! Indie Playlist: 2012
Playlists We Love
UK TOP 40 CHART
Listen to the top-selling singles in the UK, updated regularly.
New Releases USA
Each week we will update this playlist with the latest new releases from the USA
USA TOP 40 CHART
Listen to the best-selling singles in the United States, updated regularly.
Weekly Top 100 Tracks
Every Monday we publish a chart of the Top 100 tracks added to playlists in the previous week
New Releases UK
Each week we will update this playlist with the latest new releases from the UK
Indie Feel Good
A hand picked selection of new indie music chosen to put a lift in your step & a smile on your face.
The very latest under-the-radar tracks you need to hear
The World's Most Perfect Pop Songs
The most perfect pop songs from around the world.
This is the perfect playlist to unwind & relax to
Songs To Fall Asleep To
Feeling tired? This playlist is designed to help you unwind and send you to sleep.