MIKE Releases Debut dj blackpower EP BLP2020 “King of the Evening”: Hear
Bronx rapper and producer MIKE has released his first EP under his dj blackpower moniker. The nine-track release is called BLP2020 “King of the Night”. Give it a listen below (via 10k). Plus, check out the EP cover by Kamau Han.
MIKE has produced a lot of his own music under the name dj blackpower. Most of this year’s Weight of the World, last year’s Tears of Joy, and 2018’s War in My Pen, for example, was produced by dj blackpower. MIKE (as dj blackpower) has also contributed to Mavi’s Let the Sun Talk (“Moonfire”), KeiyaA’s Forever, Ya Girl, AKAI SOLO’s Eleventh Wind (“360 Dragonfly”), King Carter’s PRISONER OF MIND, and more.
Revisit Pitchfork’s 2017 Rising feature “MIKE Is Ushering in a New Generation of New York City Rap.”