News: Mike WiLL Made-It Named SPIN’s 2013 Artist Of The Year
SPIN Magazine Awards Atlanta Super Producer Its Highest Individual Year-End Accolade
Mike WiLL Made-It has been named SPIN magazine’s 2013 Artist Of The Year. The award comes after a year in which the super producer continued a run that started in 2012, producing over a dozen Billboard-charting singles, working with artists including Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Future, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, Ciara, Ace Hood, and more; he executive produced Miley Cyrus‘ Billboard-topping album Bangerz, producing eight songs from the album, including lead single “We Can’t Stop,” recently certified double-platinum by the RIAA; he released his own debut single, “23,” which features Cyrus, along with Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J, and which has been viewed over 100 million times on VEVO while being certified gold (and well on its way to platinum) by the RIAA.
On top of that, Mike WiLL made his first official foray into audio-visual scoring, providing the track for Nike Basketball‘s new LeBron James commercial, “Training Day,” and with a new mixtape, #MikeWiLLBeenTriLL, planned for release before the end of the year, Mike WiLL is already looking towards a busy 2014 that will see the producer executive produce Future’s sophomore album, Honest, while also releasing his own debut album, Est. In 1989 Pt. 3, and officially launching of his Eardruma Records imprint.
Read SPIN’s story here: http://www.spin.com/articles/mike-will-made-it-SPIN-2013-artist-of-the-year/
Watch the video for “23” here: http://vevo.ly/HoHisv
Purchase “23” on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/23-feat.-miley-cyrus-wiz-khalifa/id701151084
Mike WiLL Made It Background:
It’s safe to say that no producer in hip-hop had a bigger, more productive year than Mike WiLL Made It in 2012. Mike WiLL spent 2012 producing three Billboard number one singles and co-producing on a fourth and, elsewhere, producing for the likes of Rihanna, Chief Keef, French Montana, Brandy, Gucci Mane, Kelly Rowland, and more. On December 24th 2012, Mike WiLL Made It released Est. In 1989 Pt. 2.5, the third installment of his Est. In 1989 mixtape series. The tape includes features from Gucci Mane, Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, Juicy J, Big Sean, B.o.B., French Montana, Young Jeezy, Lil’ Wayne, Rick Ross, TI, and more. In 2013, Mike WiLL Made It has continued his hot streak, producing for the likes of Jay Z, Ace Hood, and more, including Miley Cyrus, for her breakout new single, “We Can’t Stop.” Mike WiLL has since announced his own album, Est. In 1989 Pt. 3 (The Album). The album’s first single, “23,” features Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa, and Juicy J and is available now via iTunes.
“23” Ft. Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J Video: http://vevo.ly/HoHisv
“23” Ft. Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J: https://soundcloud.com/interscope/mike-will-made-it-23-ft-miley
Est. In 1989 Pt. 2.5: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/19920/mike-will-est-in-1989.html
“On It” Ft. Chief Keef & Young Scooter: https://soundcloud.com/eardrummers/mike-will-made-it-on-it-ft
“That Turn Up” Ft. Trinidad Jame$: https://soundcloud.com/eardrummers/that-turn-up-trinidad-james
“I Hit That” Ft. Gucci Mane & Juicy J: http://soundcloud.com/audibletreats/mike-will-made-it-i-hit-that
“Bands A Make Her Dance (Remix)” Ft. Juicy J & Lil’ Wayne: http://soundcloud.com/fadermedia/mike-will-f-juicy-j-and-lil
“Back 2 The Basics” Ft. Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame: http://soundcloud.com/fadermedia/mike-will-f-gucci-mane-and
Est. In 1989 (Last Of A Dying Breed) Mixtape: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/14265/mike_will_est_in_1989.html
“Who Fuccin’ Wit Me” Ft. Daz Dillinger & Kurupt: http://media.audibletreats.com/Mike_WiLL_Made_It-Who_Fuccin_Wit_Me_Ft_Daz_Dillinger_Kurupt.mp3
“European Shit” Ft. Yung Joey & Gucci Mane: http://media.audibletreats.com/Mike_WiLL-European_Shit_Ft_Yung_Joey_Gucci_Mane.mp3
“Itchin” Ft. Future: http://media.audibletreats.com/Mike_WiLL-Itchin_Ft_Future.mp3
“Animosity” Ft. Gucci Mane & Yo Gotti: http://media.audibletreats.com/Mike_WiLL-Animosity_Ft_Gucci_Mane_Yo_Gotti.mp3
Bio, pictures and streams available here: http://www.audibletreats.com/mike-will-made-it/