As New York City is known to be the mecca of Hip Hop, Mercedes Mike creates his distinctive mark. Born in the Bronx but raised in Queens, Mikeeffortlessly created a name for himself through his meaningful lyrics and relatable messages. He blends in elements of soulful beats, many classical opera samples mixed in with life experiences and struggles for inspiration. His unique ingenious process creates timeless and authentic music. In 2009, he formed an independent record label, MTM Records, which stands for Motivation to Morals. This platform was established to connect up and coming artists and creatives to innovative and push the culture. Heavily influenced by Master P, 50 cent, Jay-z and Dr.Dre, Mercedes Mike was inspired to build his own empire from the bottom up. He designed a unique and creative process that differentiates him as a an artist. His ultimate goal in being successful is to eventually create jobs and opportunities for others to excel in life and stay motivated. Mike remains devoted to connecting with his listeners and other artist to deliver positive and inspirational music. He recently released his first EP, Dedication that is hosted by DJ Super Star Jay. He premiered this project at Quad Studios in NYC. With his soulful flow this multitalented wordsmith is destined to be one of New York’s most talient emcees.
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Click play to watch the new video, Guns & Butter from the CEO of MTM Records, Mercedes Mike. This song features rap artist and queens native Ed Sam Jr. Both artist play roles of fearless men in a film like story.