Studio 11

Chicago, United States

Studio 11

Studio 11 is a recording studio in Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1996. Best known for hip hop music, duranguense, gangsta rap, and house music styles, Studio 11 has recorded, mixed, and mastered over 35,000 musical songs.

Studio 11 was initially opened in a coach house building at 11 East Superior Street by Alex Gross and Dan Scalpone, while students of sound engineering at Columbia College. By 1999 the studio expanded to the top floor at 209 W. Lake St. into two music studios to accommodate larger volumes of recording. Early adaptation of digital technology established Studio 11 as a premiere Chicago destination for recording rap and electronic music, highlighted by the early works of Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Yung Berg, and Crucial Conflict, as well as more recent recordings with Rockie Fresh, Cashis, and French rapper Gradur.



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