Mike Dreams

Mike Dreams
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Dreamer’s Poetry: 5 Years Later, An Indie Artist’s Trials, Errors & Successes

Last week marked five years since the release of my first independent studio album, Dreamer’s Poetry. I've been through a lot of ups and downs since then, but I’ve always considered that project a... Read More
Posted 5 months ago

Mike Dreams the Rapper Becomes Mike Dreams the Man

[Editor's Note: We hear the success stories, and we hear the struggle. But we rarely hear the story of artists in that middle ground between newcomer and firmly established vet, making music as a career but still sweating... Read More
Posted 11 months ago

Mike Dreams Jumps “In the Mix” [DJBooth Interview Exclusive]

The fulfillment of a big dream, musical or otherwise, comes only after a head-to-head battle with harsh reality. Of course, I don't need to tell that to Minne-ap native Mike Dreams, who's been chronicling his labors,... Read More
Posted 4 years ago

National Heavyweights & Local Faves Gather for Soundset 2010 [Exclusive Coverage]

Shakopee, Mn. -- As anyone who's set foot in Minneapolis or St. Paul is well aware, the Twin Cities hip-hop community are a loyal bunch. Just how devoted are they? Well, on Sunday, May 31, nearly 20 thousand locals hopped in... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Mike Dreams Celebrates “Dreamer’s Poetry” Release at Minneapolis’ 7th St. Entry [Exclusive Coverage]

Minneapolis, Mn. -- On the evening of Wednesday, February 10, fans, friends and fellow artists gathered at downtown Minneapolis' 7th St. Entry (a smaller venue attached to the famous First Avenue) to celebrate the release of... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Mike Dreams Jumps “In the Mix” [DJBooth Interview Exclusive]

New York, N.Y. -- Last week, we jumped "In the Mix" with Lyriciss, the DMV up-and-comer who just dropped his Booth-sponsored The Practice mixtape. For the 20th installment of our Booth-exclusive interview series, we're giving... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Michael “Young Son” Hannah Changes Stage Name to Mike Dreams

Minneapolis, MN -- Mike Dreams, (real name: Michael Alexander Hannah), formerly known as YOUNG SON, one of Minneapolis, Minnesota’s up and coming hip hop artists, has changed his rap alias to “Mike Dreams”.  “I felt... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Young Son Spits Freestyle Over Hova’s “Run This Town” [Download]

Minneapolis, MN -- Reader favorite and site member Young Son is back in the Booth with a new freestyle over the Kanye West/No I.D. coproduced beat that backs Jay-Z's current single. Available for free download at the link... Read More
Posted about 6 years ago

DJBooth.net Favorite Young Son Officially Releases Debut Single [Download]

Minneapolis, MN -- Reader favorite and site member Young Son has selected "Success Is...", a buzz track originally premiered at this very site, as the official debut single off his forthcoming Dreamer's Poetry LP. Produced... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

Young Son Releases DJBooth.net-Sponsored “Counting Sheep” Mixtape [Download]

Minneapolis, MN -- Over the course of his Booth-exclusive Counting Sheep series, Minneapolis emcee and longtime site member Young Son brought us many of his most acclaimed jams to date. Now, all ten entries in the weekly... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

Young Son Spits “I Just Wanna Be” for DJBooth.net Freestyle Series

New York, NY -- Young Son, the Minneapolis emcee and site member who recently wrapped up his exclusive, reader-acclaimed Counting Sheep series, has stepped into the Booth to bring us entry #57 in our DJBooth.net Freestyle... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

Young Son Honors Biggie; Preps DJBooth.net-Exclusive “Counting Sheep” Series

Minneapolis, MN -- Back in January of '08, indie emcee and DJBooth member Young Son brought us reader-approved single "This Far," a cut on which he paid tribute to the late Biggie Smalls. Yesterday, March 9th, marked the... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

Young Son Kicks off MUSIC2DREAM2 Tour at Minneapolis’ Fine Line [Exclusive Coverage]

Minneapolis, MN -- Walking into downtown Minneapolis' Fine Line Music Cafe for the March 4th kickoff of MUSIC2DREAM2, a concert series presented by local emcee and DJBooth member Michael “Young Son” Hannah, I assumed that... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

DJBooth’s Own “Young Son” Drops Free 6-Song EP, Announces New Series & Promotional Tour

Minneapolis, MN -- DJBooth member Young Son has just released the first edition of Free Downloads from Young Son, a new EP series the Minneapolis emcee says will be updated "sporadically" from this point forward. Featuring... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

DJBooth Regular Young Son Unveils Special Edition of “Forever Words” Mixtape

Minneapolis, MN -- Twin Cities emcee and DJBooth.net regular Young Son, currently busy preparing his sophomore album, Dreamer's Poetry, for a first-quarter '09 release, has a little something up his sleeve for listeners who... Read More
Posted 6 years ago