Mikkey Halsted

Chicago rap fixture Mikkey Halsted unfortunately helps make up the alumni of artists who did a stint on Cash Money Records without ever dropping an album.

Just a month after releasing Castro, Mikkey Halsted drops jaws again with another impressive album titled MMM Season. The Chicago MC gets support from a slew of hometown MCs on this project, which features the likes of King L, Lil’ Durk, BJ The Chicago Kid, Sly Polaroid, and Twista. Don’t let the amount of features […]

Ed: The guys of Rap Genius are back once again to deliver the goods on what made our ears perk up this week. This is the third installment of the Rap Genius’ Lyrics Of The Week presented by Hip-Hop Wired. Take it away, guys. This week in hip-hop saw the long-awaited return of a few major […]

Ed: We are perfectly aware of the fact that this is the second one of the week, let us cook. Take it away, Rap Geniuses.  This week saw some big news in the hip-hop world. Action Bronson (a.k.a. the New York Times‘ favorite rapper) found a record deal via Left Brain of Odd Future, thus causing […]

Hosted by Don Cannon, Mikkey Halsted’s new mixtape Castro is here; and if the previous leaks are any indication of the quality of the tape this one if going to be a slapper. Special guests on the project include Pusha T, Cocaine 80s, and BJ The Chicago Kid. The incomparable NO ID picks up the bulk of […]

Homegrown Chicago talent, Mikkey Halsted, just hit off Complex with this world premiere song featuring Pusha T. This is off of Don Cannon-hosted mixtape, Castro, out on the internet streets on August 8th. This song is produced by rising producer Young Chop (Chief Keef – “I Don’t Like”) and mixed Mikkey Halstead introspective rough edge with Pusha T’s […]

Chicago representer, Mikkey Halsted gives us the aggressive flow on an impressive new track titled,”W.M.F.,” on which he addresses those who are jealous of his success. Along with potent bars, the track has noticeably great production that can be attributed to the legendary No I.D. and Don Cannon. That Diddy “My Downfall” soundbite was a […]

Mikkey Halsted and Lupe Fiasco recently collaborated on a track entitled “Gone” to help promote social awareness against gun violence. “Gone” features Jim Lavigne, and speaks on the affliction gun violence causes in Chicago, and urban communities as a whole. Both Chi-Town lyricists bring their A-game on the track. Check out “Gone” and some words […]

Mikkey Halsted – “Another Day In The Ghetto” [Audio] Chicago’s  most underrated MC and lyricist drops a new one produced by Tha Bizness. Take A Listen To More New Music Here    

Mikkey Halsted Ft. Twista – “Linen” Official Video Chicago rappers Mikkey Halsted and Twista linked up for a new video to represent the summertime Chi lifestyle on Lake Michigan. From the looks of the vid, life doesn’t get much better than this. Now, wintertime Chicago is a different story, but we’ll let them have their […]

Mikkey Halsted Ft. Twista – “Linen” [Prod. By Tha Bizness]

Mikkey Halsted unleashes visuals for his No I.D. produced single “The Exorcist” from his recently released LP, The Darkroom. Directed by Da Visionaryz & Brandon “N2ition” Riley, Mikkey Halsted’s gives us a visual for the new album  The Dark Room, available on iTunes. Peep the video of the Chicago emcee’s latest project below. Peep More […]