MIKAL AMIN A/K/A THE HIRED GUN - MC/Educator/Essayist/Curator – Roots. Truth. Culture. these three words sum up global master of the craft, Mikal Amin. An artist, educator and scholar recognized worldwide from the U.S. State Department, to Columbia University to the University of Dortmund in Germany, to the ciphers of New York City, Mikal's reputation as emcee, and teacher is all-world.
A true aficionado of the culture whose quoted in the New Yorker, published in peer-reviewed Journal “Words Beats & Life” and co-editor of Hip Hop curriculum on Street Smart Press. His black bohemian boom bap music has touched the ears, moved the hearts, and expanded the consciousness of crowds on five continents. Always seeking and searching, a new style griot who continues to spread love, the message and the mission whether on the stage with a mic, or curating Brooklyn Academy of Music's premiere Hip Hop/Spoken Word performance, Word. Sound. Power.
His latest release #NICEGUYSFINISH in 2015 continues to impress with the singles “Midnight Sun” and “Drive” and upcoming projects are on the horizon under his own Imprint, Fresh Roots Music. True Power moves Riots.