Mickey Factz Readies His Nottz Collabo LP With 15 Styles In 15 Minutes (Audio)
Mickey Factz has a decorated music career to date. The New York MC has been featured as a XXL “Freshman” in the 2009 yearbook, in addition to making widely circulated songs with Drake, Yelawolf, and Kendrick Lamar, among others. Fresh off of the Nottz-produced video single “414 Words,” Factz lays out a buffet of new music that shows him sharper, focused, and ready for a brighter spotlight.
Premiering at Ambrosia For Heads, The Road To Achievement is a musical journey that pulls from the MC’s many styles and litany of projects leading up to this point. Edited to 15 minutes, 15 tracks, and 15 styles, this is the perfect mosaic of an artist who believes he can satisfy the needs of today’s evolved Hip-Hop listener.
Within that project, Heads ought to pay close attention to “Mau2e.” Playing off the MC’s Mickey Mouse nickname, the MC apparently flashes back to 1992 in a conceptual story finding the artist traveling from L.A. to New York City. Even as a fiction writer, there’s a palpable element of reality to this music. The beat fits the throwback vibe of “Mau2e” seamlessly, as the MC rhymes perfectly in the pocket.
This song and corresponding single are a set-up towards Mickey Factz & Nottz’ The Achievement: circa ’82, releasing October 28, care of SoulSpazm//W.A.R. Media (Pharoahe Monch, Torae, Reef The Lost Cauze). The 10-track LP features Phonte, Styles P, and Curren$y, among others.
The artwork tracklist:
1.) ‘Some People’ f/ Showtyme
2.) ‘Masterpiece’ f/ Blu
3.) ‘Treat You Right’ f/ Phonte
4.) ‘I’m Good’
5.) ‘Marina’ f/ Mack Wilds, Smoke DZA, & Curren$y
6.) ‘Get It’
7.) ‘Vs.’ f/ Styles P
9.) ‘414 Words’
10.) ‘The Achievement’ f/ Mela Machinko
Press photo by Jason Forbes.
#BonusBeat: The video to “414 Words” (the song is exactly 414 words long, written about discovering Mickey once had $4.14 in his bank account at 4:14a.m. one morning):