Most recently, we did an exclusive interview with up-and-comer Mike U out of Dallas, TX. See what he had to say…
7 Star Dreams: Tell us about where you’re from and how you got your name Mike U?
Mike U: I’m from North Texas. Born in Denton. Moved to Lake Dallas in the middle of the 6th grade. Mike U is my real name. My parents gave me that name.
7 Star Dreams: I checked out the video to your latest single “I Got Game” on YouTube and WorldStarHipHop and I was impressed with the punch lines and theme around a video game. Who came up with the video concept?
Mike U: I met up with Ian & Matt over at All Grown Pictures and we all just started brainstorming. Didn’t want to make it too cheesy. It came out pretty dope. Ian is talented with editing.
7 Star Dreams: Who produced the beat and directed the video to “I Got Game?”
Mike U: Lil Roy produced the beat and All Grown Up Pictures directed the video.
7 Star Dreams: Being an indie artist, how did it boost your career being on a major platform like WorldStarHipHop?
Mike U: Great exposure.
7 Star Dreams: The record was also featured on a Coast 2 Coast project hosted by DJ Static. How did that help impact your fan base?
Mike U: It expanded my fan base. Shout out to DJ Static.
7 Star Dreams: Not to be nosey, but what are some of your goals for 2014 and how do you plan on reaching them?
Mike U: Build my connects. gain more fans than i had yesterday ….stay humble.
Check out Mike U’s latest single “I Got Game” today.
Author: Farlin Ave
Naheem “Farlin Ave” Houston is a musician and founder of 7 Star Dreams. When not busy being an entrepreneur, he works as an entertainment news journalist for the mainstream Hip Hop station 97.9 The Beat in Dallas, TX.
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