They released their debut album "The Process" in 2004, which featured appearances from Three 6 Mafia, Akon, Lil Flip, Static, Krayzie Bone, Adina Howard, Layzie Bone, Frankie J., and Chamillionaire.Play-N-Skillz became the first credible Latin artists from the South with the ability to rap and produce and were quickly embraced by the Latino community.
The duo released two singles and shot two music video's for the album, "Freaks/Call Me" and "Latino's Stand Up" which received consistent play on MTV and BET.
Currently, Play-N-Skillz are one of the most sought after producers in the business and have been featured in The Source Magazine, XXL Magazine, Scratch Magazine, All Hip Hop.com, Sohh.com, MTV - Sucker Free, BET- Rap City and The Dallas Morning News to name a few.
Texas production duo Play-N-Skillz is part of what sounds like one of the year's breakout hits.
"Azukita," released today, is an EDM-Latin banger co-produced by EDM superstar Steve Aoki and Play-N-Skillz, whose members are from Irving.
Production duo (and rappers) Play-N-Skillz have teamed up with Leslie Grace, Wisin and Frankie J for a new version of Selena Quinanilla's "Si una vez." After weeks of teasing the track on social media and posting previews of the tune, the upbeat, reggaetón-infused track finally dropped on all digital platforms today (Dec.
While speaking exclusively with XXLMag.com, the production duo known as Play-N-Skillz (Juan “Play” Salinas and Oscar “Skillz” Salinas) revealed the stories behind five of their beats.
The Texas-based beatsmith recalled Chamillionaire not being “as much of a fan of it as we were,” but says their manager helped in placing the record on the album. The producer then recalled the record serving as their first time jumping into other genres of music.
“This is a song where we didn’t really get the producer credit on it, but we wrote the song for David Guetta,” Play said.
The two are behind hits like Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" and Lil Wayne's "Got Money" with T-Pain.
It's been a decade since "Ridin'," but the duo are still at it and their latest is definitely something to check out.
"Ridin" was certified by the RIAA as the first multi-platinum Mastertone in history and earned Play-N-Skillz a GRAMMY.