LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13:  Songwriter Alexander Shuckburgh accepts the Best Rap Song award on behalf of the "Empire State Of Mind"  songwriters in the press room at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Alexander Shuckburgh

Alexander Shuckburgh

Known in the industry as Al Shux, Alexander Shuckburgh is an English record producer and songwriter. After graduating from the University of Westminster with a B.A. in Commercial Music, the London native made his mark by working with artists like Snoop Dogg, Lily Allen, Tinie Tempah and Lupe Fiasco. The co-writer and producer of Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' New York anthem "Empire State of Mind," Shux scored a Grammy for Best Rap Song at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards.