Jack Knight


Originally from BrooklynNew York, United States, Knight moved with his grandparents to Chesapeake, Virginia, at the age of 17. As a teenager, he performed in a local rap group, and then signed as a solo artist to Def Jam Recordings in 1995. His voice was first heard on Monifah’s “Touch It”, but he has been a songwriter since 1994.

As the first songwriter signed to Sean “Diddy” Combs publishing company in 1998, Knight has written, recorded and produced hit records for artists like MatisyahuLil’ KimUsherKeyshia ColeDiddy,Jennifer LopezChristina AguileraBiggieTotalCarl ThomasChico DeBargeRakimMonifahBlackstreetLyricFaith EvansTamia and many others.