Truly a maestro of music, Chicago-based producer/remixer/songwriter/DJ Steve “Silk” Hurley of S&S Chicago is a 4-time GRAMMY® Nominee and a Pioneer of Chicago’s House Music genre. His mix shows have been syndicated on 128 stations in the U.S., to 8 million listeners a week.
In addition to writing and producing the House Music classic, “Jack Your Body,” (#1 on the U.K. National Chart for multiple weeks), Silk” has written, remixed and/or produced over 400 records, including chart-topping gold and platinum songs for Michael Jackson, Prince, Crystal Waters, Madonna, Yolanda Adams, CeCe Peniston, Boyz II Men, Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan, Madonna, Inner City, Jennifer Lopez, Ann Nesby, Rahsaan Patterson, Donell Jones and Byron Stingily of Ten City.
Silk is a pioneer of the modern-day remix, being named as the first producer to incorporate the new style of remixing that exists today, in which a totally new composition is created over an Accapella.
Hurley and global DJ/Producer Shannon “DJ Skip” Syas h ave also garnered worldwide recognition with their label, S&S Records, Inc. / S&S Chicago, Inc. (www.snschicago.com), which boasts a catalog of over 500 releases.
S&S has created a consistent following by releasing original music, compilations, and remixes, and is the home of music by names such as Jamie Principle, Mousse T., James Curd, Sharon Pass, Ann Nesby, DJ Skip, Paul Johnson, Tommy Sunshine, Ron Carroll, Bad Boy Bill, Lary Saladin, Sylyeena Johnson, Marshall Jefferson, Joe Smooth, Director’s Cut, Stonebridge, Fat V., Zonum, Alfred Azzetto, Mijangos, EC Twins, Doorly, Superfunk, Olav Basoski and special remix projects from Malik Yusef ft. Common, Kanye, & J.V., and Khao ft. Gucci Mane, Lil’ Baby, YBN Nahmir, and Tobias Tate, to name a few. S&S has been responsible for major