T8PES is Birmingham’s journeyman artist Jimmy Davis. Jimmy has a rich musical CV that includes being a 3 time performer at Glastonbury festival, sets at Secret Garden Party, Barn on the Farm and iTunes festivals, as well as extensive tours across the UK, Ireland and Europe. Ed Sheeran cites Jimmy as a major influence on him as a young songwriter and the pair have performed together on several occasions most notably when Jimmy supported Ed at his sold out Shepherds Bush Empire and Brixton Academy shows in 2012.
Jimmy launched T8PES 18 months ago with debut single Flashback and has since released an album, been named a BBC WM Sound of 2019 artist, and had a string of support for singles on BBC 6 Music.
Jimmy is not only an artist & producer but has also been a booking agent, artist manager and currently lectures the UK’s 1st Rap & MC degree pathway at ACM Birmingham.
"There are certain people who have inspired and influenced me as an artist and Jimmy Davis (T8PES) is one of them. A great songwriter, lyricist and performer who writes deeply personal songs and confronts important issues through his music" - Ed Sheeran