The Break Presents: M.i
Breakout: “After I’m Gone”
Also Check: “Understand”
And: “G.O.O.D Friday”
Name: M.i (Michael Maldonado)
Reppin’: Austin, TX
My style and/or skills have been compared to: Kanye West, Eminem, Lupe Fiasco, Common
I started rapping: At age 14
My standout records and/or moments have been: Until I Get On (Remix Ft. LAWS); Take A Loss (ft. Mikkey Halsted). Working at Fight Klub Studios. Producing “Brooklyn Boy” by Kandyman which was played by DJ Kay Slay and Funkmaster Flex on Hot 97. Blog features, too.
I’m gonna change the game by: Bringing back the MC, DJ, soul & love to hip-hop. And also by bringing the musicianship to the rapper/producer.
My goal in hip-hop is: To win a Grammy. Album of the Year.
I’d Like to Work With: The Roots, OutKast, Ye, Em, Cudi, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
I’m gonna be the next: Kanye/Bob Marley/John Lennon.