Mike Check
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Mike Check

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Brooklyn, New York, United States
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"Stars, Dreams & Elbow Grease"

Boasting hard-hitting hustler cuts, feel-good bangers and smooth melodies, Mike literally checks up-and-comers at the door, making sure his arrival is known first. - Vibe Magazine


"A+ - Hip Hop Emcee"

“Lyrically your on point, strong stage presence, everything was hot!” - A+


"DJ VH1 - Songwriter/Producer – Lady Gaga"

“I can see why you have such a strong following as you do.” - DJ VH1


"Rockwilder - Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award Winning Producer"

“I got a early buzz on you, people had said you ripped it last time, and that’s what you did. Your on your way!” - Rockwilder


"Peter Gunz - Legendary MC"

“He’s a star.” - Peter Gunz


"Ski Beatz - Super Producer"

“Dope. Got crazy lyrics and stage presence!” - Ski Beatz


"Lenny S - VP of A&R at Def Jam"

“Your rep precedes you, you are very, very, very, very good…your flow is retarded.” - Lenny S


"Jamal 'Gravy' Woolard - Rapper / Actor - 'Biggie' in film "Notorious""

"Ya swag is crazy, on 10 million. I swore you sold records before. For real, you got it!" - Jamal ' Gravy' Woolard


"Johnny Nunez - CEO Nu Buzz Photo"

"I can see you gracing the covers of Vibe, Source, as well as many other possibilities." - Johnny Nunez


"Deputy - Roc Nation Producer"

"I'm ready to send ya straight to Roc Nation Homeboy! Dope, dope, crazy crazy!" - Deputy


"Walter Jones - A&R Manager SONY / ATV Music Publishing"

"Originality, the story of a dreamer...thats what hip-hops about." - Walt Jones


"Ian Holder - BMI Associate Director Writer/Publisher Relations"

"This is what you do, from top to bottom....lyrically you got it!" - Ian Holder


"DJ Scratch - Legendary DJ of EPMD/Multi-Platinum Producer"

"Your so f---ing nice on the Mic!" - DJ Scratch


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Still working on that hot first release.

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Bio

Mike Check bypasses the norm and transcends appearances. His stage name Mike Check, a phrase that emcees have been making popular for decades, originates from his real name (Mike Checklick). He has been drumming and songwriting since a teen growing up in a musical household. After winning several distinguished regional competitions such as Hot97s Roc The Mic Showcase, he has continued to rock the stage, adding the moxie of a live band to his already contagious energy.

A dream big mindset and eclectic spirit helped Mike spring up from a small town at the end of Long Island. Eye-catching visuals in his music videos and fresh substance in his music has given tastemakers The Source, Vibe, Thisis50, DJ Booth, Thats Enuff and alike, reason to feature his work. Well established industry figures Lenny S, Rockwilder, Ski Beats, Peter Gunz and many others have professed that Mike is well on his way to carving out his own lane, comprised of hip hop, rock and international influences.

In February of 2013, he released his industry debut project, Stars, Dreams & Elbow Grease. This 14 song body of work captures a new lifestyle; one beyond societal conventions, and completely adverse from those with a lack of substance or expressionism. Mike Check is currently spreading his fanbase from coast to coast, closely relating to those ready to explore different corners of the universe.

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