Patrick “J. Que” Smith

IntroAmerican songwriter
Is Songwriter 
From United States of America 
Type Music 
Birth 1 March 1975 
, North Carolina
Age45 years

Patrick “j.Que” Smith is a Grammy nominated record producer and Songwriter. He has contributed to songs from Usher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Fantasia Barrino, Ciara, Avant, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, The Gospellers, and Omarion.


Smith has a son (Channing) and a daughter (Riley) with his wife Vivian.

Songs produced or written

YearSong titleArtistAlbum
2002“Hush Lil’ Lady”Lil’ Corey featuring Lil’ RomeoI’m Just Corey
2004“Yeah!”Usher featuring Lil Jon and LudacrisConfessions
“Truth Is”FantasiaFree Yourself
2005“Sposed to Be”Toni BraxtonLibra
“Free Style”Daichi MiuraD-ROCK with U
2006“4 Minutes”AvantDirector
“Like a Boy”CiaraCiara: The Evolution
“Ice Box”Omarion21
2007“Promise Ring”Tiffany Evans featuring CiaraTiffany Evans
“Hate2LoveU”AmerieBecause I Love It
“Forever”Jennifer LopezBrave
“Wrong When You’re Gone”
“Radar”Britney SpearsBlackout
“No Definition”MarioGo
2009“Long Gone”Chris CornellScream
2011“Best Thing I Never Had”Beyoncé4
“Dreaming” (Japan only)
2013“Baby I”Ariana GrandeYours Truly
2016“Testify”Nick JonasLast Year Was Complicated
2017“Limitless”NCT 127Limitless


Smith has had 3 Grammy Nominations, 4 BET Award Noms, & 3 BMI Award Noms.