Mike D

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Birthday : 20.11.1965 year

Age: 50 years

Place of birth : New York, USA

Citizenship : SShA

Originalnoe name: Michael Louis Deymond

Original name: Michael Louis Diamond


Michael Deymond known to the general public under the name of Mike D. He was one of the founders and main members of the legendary American rap group Beastie Boys. The group was founded in 1979 as a punk band ,but eventually retrained in a white rap group. At the moment, the group Beastie Boys most popular among the three leaders in their niche, behind Tupac Shakur and Eminem ahead.

Michael Deymond born on 20 November 1965 in New York. Special education is not Michael, since he was only 14 years old ,when the group Beastie Boys was created. the group `s success was so deafening that the enterprising young man did not have to burden yourself with boring no matter where it was. It is to learn a few months in one of the colleges in New York, but then touring life so seized that was once to be educated. What to do : Michael never wanted to be right. He loved hooliganism and scandals, which, as the promotion of his group turned from a hobby into a job. After all rappers worthless promote and advertise without scandals. One of the first songs of Beastie Boys was a mix hooligan call to the company for the sale of ice cream ,the song became popular, primarily because of the scandal that broke out around her.

Already in 1985, the Beastie Boys team worked on the opening act for most of the Madonna in the promotional tour of her album Like a Virgin. And in 1986, the band released the album Licensed to III, which became the biggest selling album of the 1980s. promotertour to support the album was so scandalous that the band has undergone numerous warnings, lawsuits, and of contempt for leukemia participants almost expelled from England in disgrace.

Needless to say, the main brain of all the promotional operations was Michael Deymond. He skillfully combines sentimentality ,scandalous and business acumen. Suffice it to say that he is one of the few musicians in the world, which itself dictates the terms of its promoters promotion. Record albums Michael and prefers to do his own recording studio, called Grand Royal Records. And I must say, copes. The total number of copies sold of the group exceeds 21 million albums. In 1999, they received two awards "Grammy" in the categories of " rap music " and " alternative music ".

There are circumstances in the life of Michael Deymonda who say that it is only by hooligans professional necessity. In life, Michael is a good family man ,who for many years married to the same woman, and raising her two sons.

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Beastie Boys#39 Mike D Curates Art and Music Festival in Los Angeles ..._1
Beastie Boys#39 Mike D Curates Art and Music Festival in Los Angeles ..._2
Jeremy Sole Deejays Mike D#39s Art Festival at MOCA – KCRW Music Blog_8
MIKE D The Art of Pioneering the Hip Hop Marginalized Subculture ..._7
Mike D  ARTIST (Music DJs)  public profile at the Art community_3
Mike D  ARTIST (Music DJs)  public profile at the Art community_5
The Typofiles #136 Monster Children Guest Edited by Mike D ..._9
Transmission LA AV Club Curated by Mike D Dazed_4