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Steve "Silk" Hurley

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Truly a man of all musical seasons, Chicago-based producer / remixer / songwriter / DJ, and now four-time Grammy Nominee Steve “Silk” Hurley has more than proven in his 15-year plus career that he is a musical force to be reckoned with. His Grammy Nomination in January of last year for his remix of Brandy’s “What About Us” is just another testament to his longevity as a producer, and yet another confirmation that “The Remix King” is here to stay. Having spanned the sometimes-limiting borders of contemporary Black music, moving freely from his Club/House music roots to his R&B/Funk roots, his musical scope as a producer has thus far remained unrivaled. Spending his childhood as a devout radio listener & worshipping musical giants from The Jackson 5 to Parliament, he developed not only a love of music, but also a keen sense of melody. Initially developing a strong reputation early on in his career as one of Chicago’s hottest DJ’s, “Silk” was known for his signature mixing skills and diverse mixing style. It was through exercising this creative expression that he eventually released his first single entitled “Music Is The Key”, which soared to the …9 position on the Billboard Dance Chart, establishing him as one of the pioneers of “House Music” and validating him as a producer. He quickly intensified his credentials as a producer and artist when his group, J.M.

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