July 11, 2018
Chad Hugo, producer for N.E.R.D. and The Neptunes, has released a 150-sound sample pack with Splice, Pitchfork reports. Browse through the drums, keys, loops and more at Splice's website. In the video above, Hugo demonstrates some of the sounds he used on "What It Is Right Now" by Busta Rhymes and Kelis, "Excuse Me Miss" by JAY-Z, and Justin Timberlake's "Like I Love You." Hugo and Pharrell regrouped N.E.R.D. last year for the album No_One Ever Really Dies.