michealcmatthews/therealmoneymike

michealcmatthews/therealmoneymike

 Perris, California, USA
SoloR&BSinger/Songwriter

Singer/rapper/songwriter R&B/SOUL/HIPHOP/POP

Biography

About YouMichael C Matthew was born in Chicago Illinois. He grew up on Chicagos south side. At an early age Michael was surrounded by violence, poverty, and tragedy. In spite of Michaels circumstances, Michael had an intense love and burning desire for God, Acting, Music and the entertainment industry entirely. Michael performed and competed in talent shows, debate championships, and plays demonstrating all of his talents. In most cases, he often took first place. He studied drama at Chicago vocational high school. Michaels talents were recognized at an early age. He was inspired by celebrity greats like Jackie Wilson, James Brown, Muhammad Ali, and Billie D. Williams.

They encouraged Michael to make use of his talent. Michael took their advice at heart and decided to take his career seriously. In the early 1980s Michael moved to Los Angeles California to pursue his dream as an actor. Michael studied at the Beverly Hills theater to perfect his craft along with fellow actors Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Selleck, Billie D. Williams, Pricilla Presley and Jermaine Jackson just to name a few. That decision produced incredible results.

Michael began co-starring and starring in films, and television shows such as Hollywood Shuffle alongside of Robert Townsend, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Hard Lessons, Co-starring with Denzel Washington, Night Children starring David Carradine, Hill Street Blues, Hogan Family, starring Sandy Duncan, Crack House starring Jim Brown and Anthony Geary etc. This made Michael a 1980s star. Michael perfected his craft and began writing and producing his own projects like Original Gangsters, Americas Most Wanted, Million Man March, and so on.

Michael became compelled to teach and help others perfect their craft and pursue their dreams. Michael will like to take a moment to thank God, his parents, his teachers, friends and family, the people of Chicago, California and all those who made his success possible.
Special Note: I respect and admire artist of all kinds. I believe artists have the ability to stimulate the hearts and minds and our lives.