Interview: Mikey Mike Explains How Porn Star Ruse Led To A Rihanna Grammy

HipHop News Publicado en octubre 18, 2019 a 2:00

Interview: Mikey Mike Explains How Porn Star Ruse Led To A Rihanna Grammy

#DXCLUSIVE: Yep, the Los Angeles-based artist catfished his way to a gilded trophy.

Producer Mikey Mike was once kicked out of every bar in his hometown of Salisbury, Maryland. Granted, it’s a town with a population of roughly 30,000 and only two bars — but still, the lifetime ban was enough to for him to say “fuck it” and set his sights on Hollywood.

At the time, he’d already made beats for notable artists such as Wale and Sean Kingston but was having trouble getting his emails answered. So, rather than give up, he took an unconventional route and posed as a porn star — using the name of someone he thought the execs he was emailing would have grown up watching and fantasizing about..centered-ad {

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As if by magic (yes, that’s sarcasm) — his emails were being answered and the execs on the other end of the line were suddenly more than happy to assist the person they thought was an adult film actress.

Ultimately, one of the beats Mikey made fell into Rihanna’s hands (although mistakingly) and sh

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