Jeymes Samuel, better known by his stage nameThe Bullitts, is an English singer-songwriter, music producer and filmmaker from London. The Bullitts has a cinematic element to his music and has accompanied all of his releases with a short film. His debut studio album They Die By Dawn & Other Short Stories..., was released July 9, 2013. The Bullitts played at The Big Chill Festival on 6 August 2011, playing on the main stage. He was joined onstage by actor Idris Elba, actress Lucy Liu and rapper Jay Electronica. The Bullitts have also released a series of 'flixtapes' on YouTube.
His debut single "Close Your Eyes", was released in April 2011; it was premiered by BBC Radio 1 DJ, Zane Lowe, as "The Hottest Record In The World". The single features narration by American actress Lucy Liu and a verse from American rapper Jay Electronica. It's music video was a re-imagining of the Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel film Un Chien Andalou. In May 2011, The Bullitts' second single, "Landspeeder", was aired by Zane Lowe on Radio 1, also as "The Hottest Record In The World". The Bullitts' third single was "Supercool", which premiered on Lowe's show on 4 October 2011. It's respective music video featured Samuel dressed as a homeless individual being harassed by someone filming him against his will; during this he bumps into actress Rosario Dawson, and the pair end up having a dance off on the streets of Soho.
The Bullitts released "Weirdo", in July 2011, a short piece starring actor Jesse Williams. In it, two young lovers in paper bag masks spend a day on the streets of London before robbing a newsagents during a declaration of love. For the song "Run and Hide", by Jay Electronica, Samuel directed a tragic film noir in Paris, based around the actress Elisa Wald-Lasowski.