Natty’s first full single release, “July”, entered the UK Singles Charts on 27 July 2008 at number 68. On 4 August 2008, Natty released his debut album, Man like I, featuring songs including “Cold Town” and “July”. “July” had an official remix produced by Crazy Cousinz and co-produced by Nat Powers. Man like I entered the UK Album Charts on 10 August 2008 at number 21. In May and June 2008, Natty began his first solo headline tour with support from Smoke Feathers and Elvin. Natty recently played with Sam Duckworth (Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly) performing a cover of Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division. Instrumental versions of his songs Badman and Coloured Souls appeared in the Electronic Arts videogame Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09.
In September 2011, Natty scored his first American tour, opening up for reggae artist Ziggy Marley.