Mike REAL is from Ferguson, Missouri. Influenced by hip-hop culture and a lover of rap music, he began writing raps in 2006. In 2013, Mike REAL featured on the performance hit “Sanctuary” with artist Flame. The following year, he was a feature artist on the compilation album titled, Jesus or Nothing. In 2015, Mike REAL released his first solo album with Clear Sight Music titled, Mind of Hollis, which included hits “Catch Fire,” and “100 Bandz.” In 2016, he collaborated with Flame on an EP titled, REVIVAL.
Mike REAL's latest release is an EP titled, Moonwalk. The body of work showcases Mike REAL's creativity and superior rap skills over top notch beats. Moonwalk is a collection of six songs including singles "Tesla" feat. Flame and "Moonwalk" feat. KB.
Throughout the years, he has performed all over the nation in addition to being a part of SXSW and the Black Out Circuit and For the People tours.