Soul Science Lab is a music and multimedia duo powered by emcee, songwriter Chen Lo and composer, producer Asante Amin. SSL is dedicated to creating a celebrated body of work and cultivating the next generation of iconic artists. They are storytellers inspiring the future. Their current projects include Soundtrack ‘63, Carnegie Hall commissioned Make a Joyful Noize, and Apollo Theater commissioned Renaissance Mixtape.They have released 3 studio albums including Footprints, The Visitor: Alter Destiny and Plan for Paradise. Soul Science Lab has also developed a culturally responsive education platform for music creatives and educators at Soul Science University. Just call them Innovative Afro Futuristic Griots.
Chen Lo is a seasoned emcee, songwriter, and creative director. He has toured the globe and worked with premier cultural arts institutions,including Jazz at Lincoln Center, the August Wilson African AmericanCultural Center, and 651 ARTS. Lo has also shared the stage with the likes of Common, Erykah Badu, KRS-One, A Tribe Called Quest, Rapsody, SunniPatterson, and The Last Poets. He has recorded notable collaborations with international artists Stogie T and Cheikh Lô.
Asante Amin is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer.He has shared the stage with several globally renowned artists, including Rhiannon Giddens, Jessica Care Moore, Blitz the Ambassador, Ismael, Kouyaté, Mos Def, GZA, Wynton Marsalis, and others. Amin is also a MetLife Meet the Composer award winner.