Michael “Mike” Jones branded as Mike Jones is American Rapper. He was prior affiliated with Swishahouse record label. Presently he owns his own production house namely Ice Age Entertainment. This skilled rapper was born on 1981 in Texas to anonymous parents. The information regarding his education is not revealed in any of the website. But we can say he dropped his school when he was in 9th grade. He in his initial days wanted to become National Basketball Association professional player. He also wanted to rap as a part time job as well as interest. After leaving his school he worked in fast food restaurants. Apart from this he also worked as cell phone salesman at Antoine Drive apartment. He also worked in many ventures like selling bags and mobile covers. He although was not in touch with his parents but frequently used to visit his grandmother. He states his grandmother as his source of inspiration. His grandmother inspired him to be a rapper and to use his real name in media. He also says his grandmother aided him while writing lyrics.
This talented rapper was fellow member of rap group Souf Folk. The group unconfined the album namely Country Thuggin in 2001. He left the group to be an independent rapper. He endorsed his music in boulevards and showed it to night club DJs. After this he signed contract with Swishahouse Record label which was production house of fresh fellow rappers like Slim Thug, Paul Wall as well as Chamillionaire. He was urged by Swishahouse to sign with them as the record label was impressed with his rapping skills. His first rap was aired by DJ casual on Meridian radio. The Label house aided Mike to promote his rap songs. In 2004 he came out with his unveiling solo “Still Tippin” which was very well received by radios and media houses. After the success of this single he contracted Jive Records and Warner Bros. His second solo “Back Then” became his first Platinum Certified single. He in 2005 unveiled his first album Who Is Mike Jones? The album is his highest selling album till date with 2X platinum certification. To sign a deal with Asylum Records he left Jive Records. While promoting his own record label Ice Age Record Label he freed his single track. Released in 2006 his single “Mr. Jones” was placed in #92 on Billboard chart. The song got fame due to the freestyle rap of Lil Wayne in the song. He in 2007 proclaimed the name of his EP and movie The American Dream. His next song “My 64” was aired on 2007.
The song highlighted legendary west coast rapper Snoop Dog and Southern rapper Bun B. His song was ranked in #1 at Bubbling under Hot 100 Singles. His movie The American Dream was released in the same year and placed at #183 in Billboard Charts. He in 2008 freed another single from his album “Cuddy Buddy” which was well received by audience as well as by Billboard charts. He in 2009 also released other singles from his track which did well in Billboard charts. He after good career was not seen for two years 2010 & 2011. He later revealed he was absent from music industry due to financial disputes with Asylum Records. He stated he is working on his second album WHO! Print. Apart from music career Mike has produced and acted in movie namely “The American Dreams.” The movie is based on his based on his own life. This rapper and actor till date have earned the net worth of 6 million from his profession.
Knowing his personal life, he is married to Javonda Jones. Prior marriage they both were in relationship as girlfriend and boyfriend. After long affair the couple decided to get married. The couple is living a happy life so let us not assume about their divorce and other disputes.
He to be close with his fans prints his phone number on the back of his t-shirts while performing in concerts. This American Nationality holder rapper is steadily climbing the ladder of success and is going to be one of the prominent rappers in the industry. He is the source of inspiration to many other fresh rap artists.
More about him can be obtained from his personal website as well as from public websites. His biography can be found in many information sites and in wiki. His fans can follow him in twitter and in other social networking sites where he is active.
- January 6, 1981 (age 32)
- 6 Feet 6 Inches
- Houston, Texas, United States
- Coco Jones
- 6 Million USD
- Javonda Jones
- Mike Jones
- North Carolina State University
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