Exclusive Interview: Meet Rising Hip-Hop Artist Local Micah
What is your name/stage name?
My name is Micah, I go by the name Local Micah.
When is your birthday?
I was born May 4th, 1999 in Passaic, New Jersey.
Where are you from?
Currently reside in Somerset, New Jersey.
What do you do?
I make music.
How long have you been making music?
Have been making music now for 2 years.
What was your first song/project?
My very first song studio song was “Peepin Some Peons” at the end of 2018 into 2019.
Who’s your inspiration?
Michael Jackson, his music was pure and brought people together through his music.
What genre of music do you create?
The genre of music I create is kinda like hip hop, mixed with pop, mixed with rock. I’m very versatile, but still don’t honestly know what category to put myself into. I’ll leave it up to the people who support me.
Do you come up with your video concepts?
Yes somewhat. My little brother is also more hands on with the camera so he has that eye and idea for certain concepts for music videos.
What was it like working with (fill in the blank) then answer.
I don’t like working with that many people. Only the family because they see the vision. If I sense that you’re in this music game for the wrong reasons, I won’t work with you, so that’s how it’s been the past 2 years, hopefully one day , I do have something hidden up my sleeve.
What are some features you have?
I have features with GoneOffMar; Texaco, SevenTheGhost, Coast, and my girl VNellyy.
What are some features you want to get?
I can’t think of any specific features I would want to get right now.
Who’s one person, dead or alive, that you’d want to work with?
One person that I would have loved to work with was Juice Wrld. That man was a genius with his music, the rhymes, the wordplay, the metaphors. Juice was really one of them artists that came one of a kind. Rest in Peace
Are you signed to a label?
No, I am currently not signed to a label.
Do you want a record deal, a distribution deal, or none?
Yes, I would want a record label/distribution deal if it’s the right situation to be in.
Local Micah is one of the most exciting young artists on the rise. With his very unique and individual style, he is someone we see headed to the top very soon.
Connect with him by following him on Instagram (@localmicah)