Genre-bending producer Hudson Mohawke has confirmed his signing to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label. The news comes months after HudMo’s substantial involvement in Cruel Summer and the appearance of founder Kanye West at a TNGHT gig in New York.
Following a now-deleted tweet from a rep of his management company (United Management), Mohawke, also known as one half of TNGHT with Lunice, took to twitter to confirm the news. Simon White from United clarified that the producer has signed to Very G.O.O.D. Beats, the production arm of G.O.O.D. Music which Hit-Boy, S1 and Travi$ Scott are also signed to.
I haven’t left Warp, will continue to release music with Warp. I have signed with G.O.O.D./Kanye as a producer.
— hudson mohawke (@HudMo) January 19, 2013
Mohawke has been signed to Warp Records since 2009, and will continue to release projects on the pioneering label that counts a number of fellow forward-thinking beat-makers among its signees including Flying Lotus, Aphex Twin and Gonjasufi.
In case you’re not familiar with the Glasgow native producer I’ve included “Overnight” and ” All My Love” two of my favourites from him below, and as an extra at the bottom is a hilarious video from Pitchfork of TNGHT and Future being interviewed together, a must-watch due to his freestyle over one of the talented duo’s beats at 5:40. As one commenter put it, the freestyle sounds like something “outta The Boondocks”.