EDM Producer, Hudson Mohawke: Hip-Hop's Next Biggest Beat?
If you haven't heard of Hudson Mohawke, you probably recognize his work in many of today's popular songs, including Kanye's "Mercy" or "I Am a God." Get ready to party it up this summer. Scottish EDM producer and electronic artist, Ross Birchard, well known as Hudson Mohawke, is making a comeback, this June 16, releasing his second album, ‘Lantern,' (now streaming on iTunes), a follow up to 2009's 'Butter.' (See music video, “Brand New World,” sung by Jhene Aiko).
‘Lantern’ has earned 5 ratings on Hot New Hip Hop as one of the “busiest man” in music production.
Skiddle recognizes Hudson “One of the best performances" at the London Field Day.
This artist has come a long way since his 15 year-old DJ days in the UK club scene. Birchard has taken modern music to another level, incorporating elements of electronic music into hip-hop. Moreover, he’s gained massive support from big-time artists, including Drake, Lil Wayne, Azealia Banks, John Legend, Kanye, and many others, rising as a major producer. Signed as an in-house producer at Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music Label, Birchard remains with Warp and LuckyMe as a recording artist.
Whether he masters in rave-like music or hip-hop electro beats, Hudson Mohawke is one of the most versatile artists and producers of today.
“I never wanted to be any genre. I wanted to be my own thing. Everything."