Coming from the westside of Chicago,IL musician "Mickey Gran Estez" is the most intriguing artist coming from the second city. He began writing his own stories at the age of 9 some pages would consist of 11 pages or more with illustration by him. He also likes to brag that Dr.Seuss was his mentor in rhyming, but it really was his uncle also a underground Mc who goes by "Westside" gave him the foundation to build his music career. It is his long time dream to be known for putting his section of the city known to music industry. He wrote poems and songs and made homemade microphone and guitars at age 11 he's come from place of violence ,but manages to over look it and expresses how he's feel about it in his music. His Sound to him is consider out of this world strange, but yet unique it's safe to say he has develop his own genre of music by composing his own beats. His influences seems to be mostly Midwestern hip hop artists ranging from Eminem,Common,DoOrDie, Twista,Kanye West, 80's-90's Hip Hop Artists. He feels it's not just hip hop that inspires him, but all music does listeners can hear it in his music it could sound like classical,rock,alternative, soul,punk, and organic he's wants to credit so many artists for their involvement on helping him think outside the box he even acknowledges Albert Einstein for his of saying "never give up on what You really want to do the person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts" Mickey will be releasing his first Ep in Spring 2013 Called "League Of Shadows "
League Of Shadows Ep (April 2013)