|Birth name||Wesley Johnson|
|Also known as||2Play, Wesley J, Special T|
|Born||22 July 1977|
|Genres||Dancehall, reggae, R&B, hip hop, UK garage|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, record producer, songwriter, rapper|
|Associated acts||Raghav, Jucxi D, Maxi Priest, Moni, Naila Boss, Thomas Jules|
2Play is a MOBO Award–winning record producer and musician. He is best known for songs with the Canadian-Indian singer Raghav, as well as collaborations with a number of artists including Jucxi D, Naila Boss, Thomas Jules and Moni.
He has had two UK Top 10 hit singles: "So Confused" (featuring Raghav and Jucxi) and "It Can't Be Right" (featuring Raghav and Naila Boss). A cover of Kevin Lyttle's "Turn Me On" featuring Raghav and Jucxi appeared as a B-side to the single "So Confused". In 2005, "So Confused" also won "Best Single" at the UK Asian Music Awards.
|UK Singles Chart|
|2003||"So Confused" featuring Raghav and Jucxi||6||Raghav album Storyteller|
|2004||"It Can't Be Right" featuring Raghav and Naila Boss||8|
|2005||"Careless Whisper" featuring Thomas Jules and Jucxi D||29|
|2007||"Close to You" featuring Moni||–|
|2009||"That's What the Girls Like" featuring Maxi Priest, Moni and Jucxi D||–|
Mixed martial arts
22 July 1977 |
|Style||Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Karate|
|Fighting out of||London, England|
|Rank||brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
black belt in Karate
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
|Professional record breakdown|
|7 matches||5 wins||1 loss|
|Win||5–1 (1)||Simon Carington||Submission (guillotine choke)||UCMMA 11 – Adrenaline Rush||27 March 2010||1||N/A||London, England|
|Loss||4–1 (1)||Luke Smith||TKO (punches)||UCMMA 9 – Fighting for Heroes||5 December 2009||1||4:09||London, England|
|Win||4–0 (1)||Danny Fletcher||Submission (flying triangle choke)||UCMMA 6 – Payback||22 August 2009||1||1:02||London, England|
|Win||3–0 (1)||Alex Harvey||Submission (triangle choke)||UCMMA 5 – Heat||11 July 2009||1||N/A||London, England|
|NC||2–0 (1)||Scott Pooley||No Contest||UCMMA 2 – Unbreakable||7 February 2009||1||N/A||London, England|
|Win||2–0||Matt Smith||Submission (triangle choke)||Cage Rage 28 – VIP||20 September 2008||1||0:44||London, England|
|Win||1–0||Mark Brown||TKO (punches)||Cage Rage 27 – Step Up||12 July 2008||1||0:31||London, England|
- Graham Betts Complete UK Hit Albums 1956-2005 2005 - Page 330 "Raghav Mathur (bom 1983) who was educated at ... He won the 2004 MOBO Award for Best Collaboration with 2Play and Jucxi for So Confused."
- "2play - Music Charts".
- "Special T".
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 571. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- "Artists unite to celebrate British Asian Music". Retrieved 24 August 2010.
- Sherdog.com. "Wesley Johnson MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography, and More". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 22 March 2010.