Pleasure & Pain
- Artist: Mike Streezy
- Format: CD
- Release Date:5/12/2009
NOD YA HEAD ENTERTAINMENT PROUDLY PRESENTS: MIKE STREEZY-PLEASURE AND PAIN 'Good music can evoke a number of emotions and listening to Mike Streezy certainly conjures up a range of feelings from pain to hope and inspiration. A true lyricist, Mike's music appealed to the contrary sides of my personality and provided a cathartic insight into my own life.' - Info. (Street Cred Magazine) Armed with a brand new album with 11 tracks from super producer Inertia, Mike Streezy is ready to hit the ground running! Recorded at Key Ingredient Music and mixed entirely by Arkansas' own Godfather of Rap,Big Keys, Pleasure and Pain brings a few of the A-States biggest names back to the forefront. With features from Big Keys, Mr. Big Shae, Tee Cox, Denver Ezell, Laura Beth Abait, and Devi from the Hoodlum Bunch coming all the way from Cleveland, this is an album event that you will not want to miss!!! Hailing from Little Rock, Arkansas, Mike Streezy summons all of the influences of his past such as Johnny Cash, Ice Cube, Ludacris, Sublime, 311, Nas and Willie Nelson to create a new form of hip hop aptly named Emotiamentalism. This is a CD packed full of stories made to appeal to the humans emotions of pain and heartbreak, joy and accomplishment, fear, confusion and angst. Already well received by local producers such as Big Keys, "The CD is dynamic. It's definitely a universally appealing album. Anybody can get into it. It's some Grammy type music!" to hip hop journalists such as Info from Street Cred Magazine! With a focus on cinema-like storytelling and even more emphasis on displaying the human character in sometimes adverse and extreme situations, this is an album that can bang out in the car or be meditated to in a time of harsh realities. It's music you can listen to at the barbecue or while your cleaning the house on Saturday morning to songs you can scream out at the club or in the shower. Delightfully melodic, entrancing, and captivating this is an album that will change the way hip hop is written and viewed by artists worldwide. This is more than music--- it's a movement, made up by all of Mike Streezy's Pleasures and Pain. Mike Streezy is set to begin his Pleasure and Pain tour in May with dates to be announced in the near future. Most of the shows will be in Central and Northwest Arkansas as well as the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Look for the single She's So Fresh to hit Power 92 and Hot 96 in Little Rock late April, K104 in Dallas in May, and other local stations around the same time. Reviews and interviews are expected to be made by Street Cred Magazines June and July Issues and Sync Weekly on May 27th!
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