S.K.I.T.Z Beatz

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S.K.I.T.Z Beatz
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Background information
Birth nameAiden Robert Hogarth
Born (1988-05-02) 2 May 1988 (age 31)
OriginHalifax, West Yorkshire, England
Occupation(s)Record Producer, Composer, Music Supervisor, DJ, Record Label Owner, Songwriter
Years active2004—present
  • EMI M.I Raw (2010)
  • EMI (2012 – present)
Associated acts

Aiden Robert Hogarth (born 2 May 1988) better known as S.K.I.T.Z Beatz is a composer / record producer based in London, England and has been responsible for production for brand campaigns for Nike,[1] Adidas, Jaguar, Lexus, Guinness, Puma, River Island & Ford [2] and PlayStation.[3]

In a February 2015 editorial feature popular music website Noisey credited SK!TZ with being "One of the most respected producers in the British scene" [4]


Hogarth has also produced for many notable artists including: Dizzee Rascal,[5] Wiley, Skepta, Tempa T.[6] and Wretch 32.

In mid-2015 Hogarth assisted American producer Timbaland on production for the record "Come Get It" feat Pusha T, Emerson Windy and P Money the video was exclusively premiered on MTV.[7]

Television / Film[edit]

In 2010, he was appointed as composer on BBC's EastEnders: E20[8] followed by MTV series 'Slips' Channel 4 / E4's musical dramedy Youngers.[9][10] with the British newspaper The Observer highlighting that Youngers "deserves every award going including best soundtrack".[11][12] In a Tweet on 9 December 2014 he revealed that he had 'finished composition on Dani's Castle for BBC & ABC3' and Channel 4 documentary 'Men In Pubs.' In early 2017 Hogarth headed up composition on Channel 4 television series 'Pirate Mentality' and Sky Atlantic production Guerilla Sounds featuring Idris Elba + Frida Pinto in addition to composing the soundtrack for UK feature film 'The Weekend'.



  1. ^ "Nike / GRID / Contagious Magazine". Contagiousmagazine.com. 13 April 2010. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
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  3. ^ "Interview: S.K.I.T.Z Beatz | Mtv Uk". Mtv.co.uk. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  4. ^ http://noisey.vice.com/read/sktz-beatz-feat-footsie--johnny-dollar-warrior-official-video. Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
  5. ^ "Download Dizzee Rascal's DirteeTV.com Mixtape". The Fader. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  6. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130528124751/http://www.dummymag.com/new-music/2009/05/26/tempa-t-they-never-seen-anything-like-that-on-the-island-/. Archived from the original on 28 May 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ http://contentdope.com/2015/04/emerson-windy-feat-pusha-t-p-money-come-get-it-video/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ "Eastenders Gets A Grimey Shock To Its System Courtesy Of S.K.I.T.Z Beatz! | Mtv Uk". Mtv.co.uk. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  9. ^ "Mandem on the Wall, and music - Channel 4 - Info - Press". Channel 4. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  10. ^ "Learning Zone Class Clips - Creating New Music for EastEnders: E20 - Creative and Media Video". BBC. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  11. ^ "Win Youngers on DVD! - Chris and Phil Present". Chrisandphilpresent.co.uk. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  12. ^ "The Uk Rap Up | Mtv Uk". Mtv.co.uk. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  13. ^ SK!TZ [@SKITZBeatz] (9 December 2014). "Wikipedia update Im pleased to announce that I have also just finished composition on Dani's Castle for BBC & ABC3" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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