3TM Featured Artist

Independent 3threat of 2009 – Mike Streezy

Mike Streezy is not a rapper. Mike Streezy is a true Hip Hop scholar and an inspiration to all aspiring artists within the urban music industry. Whilst he did not achieve platinum record sales or superstar collaborations in 2009, the unconventional Arkansas MC gained nothing but respect and admiration from his peers on both a local and international level for his indestructable work ethic and unwillingness to conform to industry norms.

Following the release of his latest studio album Pleasure & Pain in Summer 2009, which really could be considered more an anthology of universal truths than a mere release, Streezy cemented his reputation as a storyteller and a diverse lyricist. The album provided a valuable lesson in resourcefulness and self-reliance for any independent artist.

Streezy’s remarkable progression as an artist throughout this year is a tribute to his incredibly hard-working nature and also his willingness to expand and perfect his skills. His latest mixtape also provided a number of talented Arkansas artists a platform to showcase their work and sent a much-needed signal of unity, which sadly the game seems to largely be lacking today.

Mike Streezy has had a phenomenal year and shown more improvement and artistic development than any other artist I have worked with this year. His ambition, creativity and drive know no boundaries and I for one am incredibly proud of his progression throughout 2009. Expect nothing short of great things for this man in 2010, as he will surely deliver.

Streezy’s UNITED WE STAND VOL I mixtape is available for download NOW on DatPiff.com

Past 3TM Featured Artists

Last Month (November 2009): DJ Mr President
October 2009: Mike Streezy

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1 Comment

  1. I love the first line of this! Mike Streezy is so much more. I think we could write a book on him and still not give the world the gift of really knowing who he is. He is one of the most talented persons I have ever had the honor of working with. He is also one of the hardest working MEN i’ve ever known. I bold the man statement because he also takes care of home on top of his passion, and work. GO’HEAD MIKE STREEZY!!! I WILL SEE YOU AT THE TOP!!!!

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