Soul Science Lab (SSL) is a hip hop, jazz, and soul music production company with an empowering approach to self-expression formed by artist, educator, and creative director Chen Lo, and multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer Asanté Amin.
As performance and teaching artists, the duo has toured the globe, performing and leading master classes with a multitude of cultural arts institutions, including Carnegie Hall, Apollo Theater, Lincoln Center, Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, Brooklyn Museum, National Sawdust, and others. SSL’s current projects include Soundtrack ’63, a multimedia music production that explores the Black experience in America through images, video, and a hybrid of classics and original music; the duo's debut album release Plan for Paradise; and their kids’ music EP, Soul Science Academy.
Most recently, the duo has delivered music education workshops with Harlem Stage, Arizona State University, Dare to Dream Ghana, CREATE South Africa, and Harlem Arts Alliance. Their collective credits include performances with Common, Erykah Badu, Rapsody, GZA, Rhiannon Giddens, Blitz the Ambassador, A Tribe Called Quest, and The Last Poets.