By the time he relocated to London in 2001, Pete Boxsta Martin had written over 15 No 1’s and countless top 10’s becoming one of South Africa’s most sought after multi- platinum selling producer/songwriters. Soon after arriving in the U.K, Universal Island signed Pete to his first international label deal, working closely with Darcus Beese and Nic Gatfield.
Today he is an award winning producer/songwriter with cuts in many territories around the world and has written, produced and remixed for a variety of top selling artists such as James Arthur, Arrow Benjamin, Jessie J, Mali Music, Missy Elliot, Rizzle Kicks, Sugababes, Alexandra Burke, Leah McFall, Paper Crows, Roll Deep, Pete Tong and Natalia Kills.
In 2016 Pete signed an international deal with SONY/ATV Music Publishing. He was shortlisted for a 2016 Oscar nomination alongside Arrow Benjamin and U.S artist Mali Music for their song “Sit down for this”. Pete also produced the song which featured on Spike Lee’s movie “Chi - Raq”. He has previously ventured into the film world, working at Remote Control, Hans Zimmer's studio in L.A, remixing and lending his distinctive edgy style to movie soundtracks.
2019 proved to be very successful with Top 10 International releases in the U.S and U.K, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia (Check out Discography). Pete also saw the year out with 2 tracks on James Arthur's number 1 album "Back from the edge."
2020 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Pete with a host of new productions and collaborations with an array of new and established international artists and groups .