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Mike E.

Mike E.
Country:United States
Releases:[Pass it on] [Back in the day (single)] [Pass it on (single)] [Good news for the bad timez] [Read & Rap (single)] [Mike E and the G Rap Crew] [Housin' (single)]
Info:Mike-E started out as a studio musician before he took the lead role as a solo artist. With his friend Jet P. he made his debut album "Mike-E and the G-rap crew", which was released by Reunion Records in 1991.

Guitar
Special about Mike-E is the role of the electric guitar, an instrument not commonly used in hip hop for that time.

Touring
He appeared on the Arsenio Hall show and toured with M.W. Smith, BeBe & CeCe Winans, DC Talk and Run DMC. Mike is the son of Bishop Earl J. Wright Senior of Greater Miller Memorial Church of God in Christ (COGIC) in Warren (Detroit), Michigan.

Lyrics
The lyrics of Mike E. are not only faith driven a social stand is also given like on the album "Good news for the bad timez from 1992. In the title song Good news for the bad timez" he adresses a change of mind for the young Afro-American males: "A mesage to my brothers you need to understand. Don't worry about the stuff that happens to the outter man. The war in the mind goes all the time. [...] So do a deed, plant a seed, learn to read. And you can feed the need not to greed. You can be a leader you can pave the way". The song "Rap & Read"of the same album talks about the next step to be taken with this new attitude: "Are you givin' up or are you gonna take control. When you take control, you can be what you wanna be, life is the door. Then education is the key. So grab a book and unlock your future. You don't have to go through your life. Being a moocher. You can be a lawyer or a brain surgeon."

Dove Awards
In 1992 Mike E. received a Dove award at the GMA Awards ceremony for "Mike-E and the G-rap Crew" (1991) in the category "Hip Hop/Rap album of the Year".

Release:Pass it on
Pass it on
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:1995
Recordlabel:Big Doggie Records
Info:1. Take a Ride
2. Pass It On
3. Ain't Nothin But the Word
4. Gotta Go
5. Spread the Word
6. Better Now Than Later
7. Back in the Day
8. Think About It
9. Rap Jam
10. Make a Move
11. Credit Mix
12. Guitar Remix
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Release:Back in the day (single)
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Media:[7/12inch Vinyl]
Released:1995
Recordlabel:Reunion Records
Info:Vinyl 12 inch record. Tracks by Mario "Skeeter" Winans. Live tracks by Mike E. Vocals by Joey Kibble of Take 6

Side 1
1. Back in the Day (Hip Hop Mix)
2. Back in the Day (Smooth Mix)
3. Back in the Day (Guitar Mix)

Side 2
1. Back in the Day (Radio Instrumental Mix)
2. Back in the Day (Hip-Hop Instrumental Mix)
3. Back in the Day (Smooth Instrumental Mix)
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Release:Pass it on (single)
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:1995
Recordlabel:Big Doggie Records
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Release:Good news for the bad timez
Good news for the bad timez
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:1992
Recordlabel:Reunion Records
Info:Production by Mike-E and Jet Penix. Guest appearances by Take-6, Shandra Penix and Robin Wright.

1. Good news for the bad timez
2. Rap & read
3. Real deal
4. King of swing
5. Hell? No!
6. I'll do anything - featuring Take-6
7. The future
8. Coolin' it - featuring Robin Wright
9. The party
10. Free - featuring Shandra Penix
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Release:Read & Rap (single)
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:1992
Recordlabel:Reunion Records
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Release:Mike E and the G Rap Crew
Mike E and the G Rap Crew
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:1991
Recordlabel:Reunion Records
Info:1. I Rap For The Man
2. 3 + Me
3. L.O.V.E.
4. Housin'
5. I Got Straight
6. Rhyme In The Rhythm
7. Kick The Message
8. Power
9. G-Rap
10. Last Daze
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Release:Housin' (single)
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:1991
Recordlabel:Reunion Records
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