Multi-award winning grime producer, artist manager, and composer S.K.I.T.Z Beatz will be performing at Black Bear Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Saturday May 7, 2016.
S.K.I.T.Z has established himself as “one of the most respected producers in the British scene,” working with world-known artists including Dizzee Rascal, Skepta, Tempa T, Wiley, and Wench 32. In mid-2015 S.K.I.T.Z assisted U.S. hip hop artist Timbaland on production for the record "Come Get It" featuring Pusha T, Emerson Windy, and U.K. rapper P Money.
S.K.I.T.Z began making music at 13, quickly earning a name for himself in the underground scene. In 2004, when S.K.I.T.Z was only 16 years old, his first release “Road Warfare EP” received acclaim across music media including the coveted MTV/RWD Magazine ‘About To Blow’ title. Success quickly followed with S.K.I.T.Z earning glowing reviews on Ace and Invisibles "The Illout Show" and in I.D, Touch, Vice, Blues & Soul, Echoes, Wispa and S.O.S Magazines.
Since 2010, S.K.I.T.Z has also been composing soundtracks for some of Britain’s most well-known television series and broadcasting companies, including BBC’s EastEnders, Channel 4’s Youngers, and the 2015 documentary Men In Pubs.
S.K.I.T.Z is hosted by the premier NYC-based grime and dubstep label First City Records, and the NYC-based online crew Don’t Sleep NYC. The show will also feature Bookz, Dev 79, Max Echo, The 1ne. (see bios below). Guest MC’s to be announced.