Born and raised in Asheville North Carolina, Mikey Kotz first recording was done in the 5th grade with an Ice Cube instrumental “Check Yo Self” and a tape deck recorder. Kotz started out rapping and writing out rhymes after that first recording during middle school.
In high school, Mikey started to setup a little studio in his bedroom closet with just a karoke machine recording straight to tape. He spent most of his time rhyming everyday with fellow school mates and childhood friends. After the first two years of high school, he started to make instrumentals.
Thanks to lime wire, Kotz downloaded Fruity Loops 3 and starts his production. After making a couple of beats, Mikey Kotz realized that rapping was not his thing but doing production is where he excelled at. Mikey Kotz made instrum