I first heard Pudge's beats in the travelling bass machine that is Dibia$e's jeep. This was a cool experience as Pudge was also riding with myself, his sister, D and Devon on a trip to Santa Ana. What hit me on first listen was some emotive classic hip hop production with very nice MPC piano chops.
I have since had a chance to delve deeper into his catalogue courtesy of a beat cd, a recent Mary Anne Hobbs mix and through Pudge playing an endless array of exclusive beats off his laptop for me. This guy really has got every style from some huge Radiohead remixes to the upcoming Dibia$e collab Chopmasters- absolutely destroying all kinds of 80s movie, TV and pop tracks. Always coming correct with the dirty ill drums. Oh and also he's making beats one-handed right now and as prolific as anyone-truly ridiculous and inspirational!