Michael Charles

Rapper, Songwriter

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Hip Hop artist who has shared the stage with the likes of Drake, Bun B, Curren$y, Maxo Kream, Slim Thug & Lil Flip. I have performed at festivals such as SXSW, Austin City Limits & A3C. My work has been featured in The Source, Hip Hop Weekly, Hype Magazine, Elevator, EarMilk, Hip Hop DX, BET JAMS, MTV & Revolt TV. IG: @mikecharles311

Need a catchy & well versed Hip hop song? I can make your vision come to life!
I specialize in creating catchy hooks, constructing complex rhyme schemes, structuring your lyrics to have a perfect flow & taking songs from a concept or a rough draft to a finished product

I Provide Two (2) Services:
- Features for artists, producers and DJs (I will write & record either a hook or a verse to fit your song perfectly.)
- Songwriting & demo for another artist (I take your concept & ideas and craft it into a finished product.)

Terms of Service:
- All features are uncredited or credited under my pseudonym
- Use of my name on release is NOT permitted unless discussed.
- Minor revision allowed (additional edits will be subject to a variable fee)
- After revisions if the whole song needs to be redone there is a $150 fee (for example if you want to change the cadence or you want a different type of performance)
- No demos or free samples
- Vocal files will be sent once funds are released

Please, SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

15 Reviews - 2 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Tim S.
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    fast & quality work. Thanks a lot!

  2. Review by Danny Harris
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    Michael's so solid. So reliable. I came to him with a track and general idea and he executed beyond my expectations. Communicative, reasonable, professional, and – most importantly – super talented. I hope to work with him again.

  3. Review by The Groove
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    Really good professional and fast quality deliver!

  4. Review by LaFelix
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    Quick turn around.
    Awesome work.
    Highly rated

    Cheers dude

  5. Review by GoldPlatina Engineering
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    Amazing artist, gave me exactly what i was looking for. 10/10

  6. Review by Sam Jacob
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    Michael is a talented artist, very professional. It was a pleasure working with him and made the process so easy. Couldn't recommend enough!!

  7. Review by Brae Gromek
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    Great MC. Delivered his verses in a timely manner and they were super high quality. Will definitely work with him again.

  8. Review by Mitch
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    Fast, professional and a great writer. Very talented rapper. Will use again for sure.

  9. Review by Quentyn
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    Created exactly what I was looking for, at first try! Amazing skills and great to work with!

  10. Review by Stephen
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    SUPER Quality!! Great communication, and only desires to bring your vision to life. 11/10 would recommend to anyone!

  11. Review by Berni
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    great working with him!

  12. Review by Fabian Reifarth
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    Michael was great to work with, awesome flow and also brilliant technical quality.

  13. Review by Ryan Svendsen
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    Michael sent me two freaking amazing tracks to play on. He wanted some soulful horns and I was happy to deliver. Thank you SO much Michael would love to work with you again.

  14. Review by Mark Summers
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    Great working with Michael, he understood the requirements, kept in contact and delivered high quality recordings long before the deadline. Definitely working with him again. 100% Highly recommended!

  15. Review by Courtney
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    Michael gave me such a great vibe to work with, was an absolute pleasure! Looking forward to working together again :)

Interview with Michael Charles

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: A new project.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both. It all depends on the sound you're going for.

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: To always give every project 100%.

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: The freedom to express myself. The creative process. Then the reaction you get from the listeners.

  9. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  10. A: Being that im a rapper, that I only have a love for hip hop. But I love MUSIC.

  11. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  12. A: What components make a song great to you?

  13. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  14. A: Give me as much detail as possible to help me bring your vision to life.

  15. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  16. A: Macbook, interface, microphone, headphones, kaotica eyeball

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: I've been making music for well over a decade now. I started out in a group then eventually went solo.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Vintage, with a breath of fresh air.

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. A: I would like to do a 90s style posse collaboration with J. Cole, Kendrick & Big Sean. I want to spar with the best and I think we can make a dope song.

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: Save your files, stay organized, label every track..oh and SAVE your files.

  25. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  26. A: Hip-Hop

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Leadership

  29. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  30. A: Originality. Raw talent.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. A: Listen to a instrumental and freestyle my thoughts. From there I write around what I want to keep.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Mackbook 2022, Rode NT2a, Apollo Solo, Kaotica Eyeball, Audio Technica headphones, Yamaha HS5

  35. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  36. A: 2pac, Kanye West, Outkast, UGK, Jay-Z, DMX, Biggie, Scarface, Jadakiss, Fabolous, J. Cole

  37. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  38. A: Most commonly, featured vocalist. When you need a hot 16, i'm your guy.

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Michael Charles - Homage

I was the Writer, Rapper, Performer in this production

Terms Of Service

Revisions allowed. Final WAV files are sent upon approval of rough mix. Typical turn-around time is 7-10 business days. Certain fees may apply for expedited projects.

GenresSounds Like
  • J. Cole
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Big Sean
Gear Highlights
  • Macbook Pro
  • Logic Pro X
  • Rode NT2a
  • Apollo Solo
  • Kaotica Eyeball
  • Yamaha HS5
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