Mike (actual title Michael Jordan Bonema) is a particular hip-hop expertise. It’s not unusual to see the New York-based rapper being praised for each his lyricism and manufacturing abilities. Certainly, he’s a well-rounded particular person, and any renaissance man like that will need to have fairly the story to inform. Mike certain does and he outlines it in a brand new episode of Scenes.
Within the clip, he discusses what drives his signature lyrical honesty, saying, “Once I was youthful, it was exhausting for me to simply speak about emotional stuff. Music turned a factor the place… that was the one place the place vulnerability was OK, for me to really feel like my complete self and never simply the bit that’s conforming to the remainder of what the world needs me to evolve to.”
Past that, he additionally will get into matters like his document label 10k, his associates, the function New York performs in his life and profession, and what’s subsequent.
The music neighborhood began taking discover of Mike when he dropped a handful of well-received self-released initiatives in 2015. He had a little bit of a business breakthrough together with his newest venture, 2021’s Disco!, his first album to rank on the Billboard Prime Present Album Gross sales chart. He’s trying to construct on that momentum with Beware Of The Monkey, a brand new album set to drop simply earlier than the yr involves an in depth, on December 21.
Examine Mike out within the video above.