Wayne Smith (born 5 December 1965, Waterhouse, Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall musician.
His 1985 recording of "(Under Me) Sleng Teng", is generally regarded as the beginning of ragga style reggae. The rhythm was created on a Casio MT-40 and is based on the riff from Eddie Cochran's "Somethin' Else". Although there are a number of conflicting stories about how it was first found, the commonly accepted view is that Wayne Smith and Noel Davy discovered it. It is a pattern found in the Casio MT-40
Other Songs Include "E20",Ism Skisim","Time Is A Moment In Space","Wicked Man","To Dam Craven",And "Music On My Mind"
After leaving Jamaica for New York in 1989 where he established his own label Sleng Teng Records. He worked as well with several producer from New York, Jamaica and Europe, such as Heartical Sound and Evidence Music.
In 2011, Wayne Smith made his first European Tour with Little Lion Sound from Switzerland.