Residing in Seattle, WA Samurai Del is a producer/multi-instrumentalist who has the ability to create in many different genres spanning electronic, R&B, hip hop, trap, house, & funk while staying true to his sound. Pulling most of his influence from soul, jazz, & the golden era of hip hop. Del takes all of these influences to create a collage of sound that is unique to himself.
As the founder of Northern Natives, Alex “Samurai Del” Lawrence provides the spiritual glue and ambitious hustle that binds these disparate, music-obsessed 20-somethings. He’s also a masterful producer in his own right, a student of J Dilla comfortable manipulating any form of music—as long as it bumps. - City Arts (Seattle)