Al Shux

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Alexander Shuckburgh
Also known as Al Shux
Origin West London, England,
Genres Soul, hip hop, electronica, R&B, pop
Occupation(s) Producer, songwriter, musician
Years active 1999–present
Associated acts Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Lupe Fiasco, Plan B, Sway, Lana Del Rey, 2face Idibia, Elle Varner, I Blame Coco, Jamie Fox, Nas, Paloma Faith, Tinie Tempah
Website alshux.com

Alexander Shuckburgh, who is also known as Al Shux, is a music producer and songwriter from London, England. Shux has worked with musical artists Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Plan B, Tinie Tempah and Lana Del Rey.

Career[edit]

In 2009 Shux produced and co-wrote the Jay-Z track, Empire State of Mind, which earned him a Grammy in the Best Rap Song Award category.[1][2][3]

In 2012, Shux scored the music for Plan B's film, Ill Manors. Shux also co-wrote and produced seven tracks on the Plan B's Mercury Prize nominated album, ilL Manors, including the title track which The Guardian hailed as "the greatest British protest song in years."[4]

Discography[edit]

Artist Release Record Label Credit
Lianne La Havas "What You Don't Do" Warner Brothers Producer
Ella Henderson Mirror Man Simco Producer, Writer
Elliphant "Purple Light" ft. Doja Cat TEN/Kemosabe Mixer, Producer, Programmer, Writer
Banks "Drowning" Harvest Producer, Writer
Kwabs "Saved" Atlantic Producer, Writer
Kimbra "Goldmine" Warner Brothers Producer
La Roux "Cruel Sexuality" Polydor Co-Producer/Writer
Katy B "Wicked Love" Sony Music UK Producer/Writer
Lana Del Rey Young and Beautiful Interscope Producer
Elle Varner "Oh What A Night" RCA Producer/Writer
Plan B Ill Manors - Album Atlantic Producer/Writer
Plan B Ill Manors - Film Score Atlantic Producer/Writer
Nas "Roses" - ft. Nikki Flores Def Man Producer/Writer
Paloma Faith "Freedom" RCA Producer/Writer
Lana Del Rey "This Is What Makes Us Girls" Interscope Producer
I Blame Coco "Party Bag" Island Writer
"Atlantis Found"
"In Spirit Golden"
"The Constant"
Tinie Tempah "Illusion" Parlophone Producer/ Writer
"Simply Unstoppable"
Alicia Keys "Empire State of Mind (Part II)" RCA Producer/Writer
Jay-Z Empire State of Mind ft. Alicia Keys Roc Nation Producer/Writer
Sway " Saturday Night Hustle" ft. Lemar Konvict Musik/ All City Music Producer/Writer
"Back 4 U"
"Little Derek"
"Products"
"On My Own"
"Sick World"
2face Idibia "Go Down There" ft. Sway Hypertek Entertainment Producer/Writer
Lupe Fiasco " Hi-Definition" ft. Snoop Dogg & Pooh Bear Atlantic Producer/Writer
Jamie Foxx "Extravaganza" ft. Kanye West J Records Remixer

Awards & Nominations[edit]

2013

  • Ivor Novello Awards
    • Nominated: Best Contemporary Song Ill Manors performed by Plan B
    • Nominated: Best Original Film Score Ill Manors performed by Plan B
  • Brit Awards
    • Nominated: MasterCard BriSsh Album of the Year Plan B -‐ Ill Manors

2012

  • Mercury Music Prize
    • Nominated: Best Album -‐ Ill Manors
  • MOBO's
    • Won: Best Hip Hop/Grime: Plan B
  • 53rd Grammy Awards
    • Nominated: Record Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind
    • Won: Best Rap Song -‐ Empire State of Mind

2010

  • ASCAP
    • Won: Song Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind
    • Won: Rap Song Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind
    • Nominated: Most Performed Songs Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind

2006

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