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 stations 97.9 The Beat in Dallas, TX and Hot 104.1 in St. Louis, MO.
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