If Mike Will Made It, it’s probably that knock. Thus has been the case since the 23-year-old Atlanta producer shot onto the scene as the man behind the boards on Meek Mill’s 2011 hit “Tupac Back.”
Since then, the beatsmith has padded his credentials whipping together tracks for Young Jeezy (“Way Too Gone”), B.o.B (“Just A Sign”) and producing chart climbers like Juicy J’s “Bandz A Make Her Dance,” Future’s “Turn On The Lights” and 2 Chainz’s “No Lie.” Not a bad couple of years.
Now adding R&B tunes to his beats blitz producing singles for Rihanna (“Pour It Up”) and Brandy (“Do You Know What You Have”), and culturing his budding production company EarDrummers Entertainment—with producers Marz and P-Nasty—MWMI is on the verge of becoming a household name. In this special edition of Certified Fresh, HipHopWired caught up with the sought after beat maker in Miami between shots for DJ Khaled’s “Bottles and Bishes” video shoot and got the back story behind some of his biggest beats. Hit the jump to start…
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