October 28, 1988 in London
London, England, United Kingdom
Jamie Smith (known by the stage name Jamie xx) is an English music producer and remix artist, who is known both as a solo act and as a member of the London-based band The xx. Career: 2005 - 2009: Smith's musical career began in 2005 when he joined The xx accompanying old schoolmates Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Baria Qureshi of the Elliott School in London, notable for alumni including Hot Chip, Burial and Four Tet. He first used the stage name Jamie xx in July 2009 in a promotional mix for the band's début album xx released on the FACT mix series of the FACT Magazine.