Mike Dreams - Wave to ‘Em

Posted about 6 years ago
Producer:
Beatnick & K-Salaam
Album:
Just Waking Up

Ever-grinding up-and-comer Mike Dreams may have a long and arduous journey ahead of him, but doubters who think they can break his stride are in for a rude awakening – as he explains on leak numero dos off his sophomore set, “I ain’t gonna wait for ‘em, I’ll just Wave to ‘Em.” Making its world premiere here in the Booth, this joint finds my Minneapolis neighbor trading the ambivalence of lead single Any Day Now for nose-to-the-grindstone determination. Over the wistful, soul-sampled boardwork of Twin Cities-bred production duo K-Salaam & Beatnick, the freestyle series alumnus reaffirms his intent to succeed in the game without compromising his vision, along the way showing off his finely-honed punchline game: “ I plan well – labels better play their hands well, or you can tell ‘em that it’s No Deal… Howie Mandel.” Complete with hook/backing vocals by Toyebi Adedipe and the kids of the Northside Minne-ap YMCA’s Beacon Program (which Mike is a part of), this joint and much more will be found on Dreams’ DJBooth.net/FlüD Watches-presented Just Waking Up LP, which hits our mixtape page for free streaming and download Oct. 14.

Mike Dreams

Written by
Posted about 6 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Mike Dreams

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Drake’s “Please Forgive Me” Short Film is Problematic

The film further blurs the lines between Drake's homage or exploitation of reggae, dancehall and Afrobeat. Read More
Posted one hour ago by Tara Mahadevan

Isaiah Rashad Forced to Tweak “The Sun’s Tirade” Due to Sample Clearance Issue

Sometimes you cannot recreate the soul or an original sample. Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by DJ Z

Kid Cudi’s New Album Includes Two Guest Appearances by André 3000

Also making appearances are Pharrell Williams, Travis Scott and Willow Smith. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by DJ Z

Albums Are Dying a Slow Death at the Hands of Prospering Playlists

The album has been dying for years, but playlists are on a tremendous rise. Read More
Posted about 6 hours ago by Yoh

Chance The Rapper Secured #MCD All-Star Line-Up Through “Personal Conversations”

Magnificent Coloring Day is another example of the power of establishing relationships. Read More
Posted about 7 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Forget The Numbers, Mac Miller’s “The Divine Feminine” isn’t a Disappointment

If it wasn't for the charting anomaly that is Drake, Miller would have notched his second No. 1 album. Read More
Posted 7 hours ago by DJ Z
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.