Been Had Money Records in conjunction with Audio Pictures presents Queensbridge MC Mike Delorean in "The Evolution of Mike Delorean." The 14-track set is the first offering from the veteran rapper since his release from prison last year. As the title of the mixtape suggests, Mike D has come a long way from his days as one-part of the Mobb Deep affiliated rap duo Barz-N-Hooks. His growth is documented on the introductory track, "When It Rains, It Pours," "I had a dream I grew up and be just like Jay/ travel all around the world and be dressed like 'Ye/but the narcs on the roof sending FEDS my way/and that devil in the flesh want to test my faith/the evolution." The self-proclaimed "Aura God" (Mike D coined the phrase 'aura') auralizes the set from QB to Compton on the lead single "We On It" featuring Young Dad, where he spits "I'm just trying to win/not to sin." The R.Kelly assisted "Taxi Cab" is proof of the latter, as Mike's tale of a rendezvous with a bad chick, in the back seat of cab, is certain to be your lady's favorite. Despite his lofty ambitions, Mike Goonberg doesn't stray too far from his "G-Shit," addressing the naysayers and his frenemies on "The Message." Speaking on former mentor, Prodigy's comments about Mike's mother (RIP) in the Mobb Deep de-facto leader's book My Infamous Life, Mike settles the controversy in a single phrase "Loyalty is royalty." On "Unforgettable," the embattled rapper pens a heartfelt letter to his deceased mother and brother over Drake's popular instrumental. Delorean ends the set with "No Competition" where he declares, "Get behind me/I'm #1 in the projects/test me."
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Monday, July 25, 2011
(Mixtape Download) MIKE DELOREAN - "The Evolution Of Mike Delorean"
"Nuclear Winter represents many things. It represents dark times in our lives, it represents the state of NY hip hop & how I feel about it, & it represents my blueprint on how I think the music should be done going forward into the future. This is my manifesto to all the people that doubted me & the kryptonite to all selfishness. It's a journey from darkness into light, & from bondage & the huge amounts of weight on our shoulders to breaking free and regaining our freedom. Nuclear Winter we're coming to take shine....." - Willie Maze
The Generals consist of emcees Willie Maze & Dime.
Released 17 July 2012 Art & Direction: Willie Maze
For Booking & Info Contact: Williemaze@gmail.com
All Songs Recorded & Mixed by SPKilla Muzik
Cover Artwork: Miami Kaos