emcee. deejay (dead prez). producer. vocalist. A&R. stylist. teacher. fighter. consultant. freshmaker.
THE NEW MIXTAPE IS FINALLY HERE!!!
FLY, FRESH & RESPONSIBLE VOL. 2 (SOMEBODY GOTTA DO IT)
I WON’T EVEN GO INTO ALL THE WORDS ETC…
JUST DOWNLOAD THE HEAT.
AND OF COURSE I HAVE TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS COMMISSIONED FOR THIS ONE….
PHOTO: SHANNON McCOLLUM shannonmccollum.com
ART & DESIGN: mr. soul mistersoul216.com
FYI, NEXT RELEASE…”Tony Baines presents…mikeflo, The Prince Of Power LP” coming very soon….for purchase on itunes, amazon, etc etc…and of course right here on mikeflomusic.com
UPCOMING STRONGHOLD RECORDINGS RELEASES –
//////////////////// July 2012 ////////////////////
• Kasual: Master Of Ceremonies
• DJ Espee & Wu-World: We Got Next
Featuring Baggy The Ghost & Ka$ual
w/ Special Guest Smokey
• MikeFlo: Fly, Fresh, & Responsible: Vol 2
(Sombody Got To Do It)
• Eyse Da Supa: Vintage Eyse
• Disorderly Cops (Online Sitcom)
• Flame Radio Podcast
////////////////// August 2012 //////////////////
• Baggy The Ghost: Whiteboy
• Mr Jenkins: 186,000 Miles Per Second
• Blake Red I: Collection Of The Best
• Sunburn Tha Dude: Silence Is Golden, But Duct Tape Is Silver
• Stronghold Recordings Presents: "Mix Tape Vol 3"
• Stronghold Recordings Presents: "The New Hype"
• More To Be Announced Soon!!!
“Rap is something you do… Hiphop is something you live.”
~ KRS ONE
For far too long now Hip Hop has been going down a misguided path to commercialized cookie cutter antics. The Hip Hop Kulture as a whole has been ridiculed, mocked, and continually dismissed because of these antics that RAPPERS & EMCEES perpetuate. Today’s so called “RAPPERS” & “EMCEES” seem to have no clue about the heritage and legacy of this Kulture and only destroy the movement with their ignorance and greed for the limelight. They learn about the Hip Hop Kulture via mass media outlets and actually believe the propaganda that is being spoon fed to them article by article, video by video, commercial hit by commercial hit… only to become lambs getting led to the slaughter.
Now everyone is running around thinking they know the Hiphop Kulture and how the music industry works because of what they learned from the PROPAGANDA outlets. These efforts have created the most damaging effect to the Kulture, which is a belief that the Hiphop Kulture and Rap Music (only known as “The Industry”) are one in the same.
They are not…
Fortunately with Minnesota’s unique ability to isolate from certain cultural and societal changes we have been delayed in being completely commercialized (assimilated) in to the mainstream aka “The Industry”. So it would seem the battle lines have been drawn. We were handed this key outpost of the Hip Hop Kulture and have been carrying on its traditions, which are being exploited to extinction. This can not be allowed! This will not happen under our watch!
The time is now and the place is...
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