Open Mike Eagle is a pseudonym of Michael W. Eagle II - an American artist who describes his sounds as "art rap".
He was born in Chicago and currently lives in Los Angeles. Apart from recording music he also performs as a television comedian. He is a member of such hip-hop collectives as Project Blowed • LA, Thirsty Fish and Swim Team. In 2010, he released his debut album entitled "Unapologetic Art Rap" and since then, Open Mike Eagle has collected 6 solo albums, 4 collaborative albums and innumerable guest appearances with other artists.
The latest album released by Open Mike Eagle is "Brick Body Kids Still Daydream". The production is based on Mike's experience, and the narration in the songs serves as a commentary on the current political situation or problems with racism. The artist is known for its impressive, penetrating lyrics and that's what you can hear on this album.