Mickey Factz releases his freestyle mixtape, “#Y,” on Oct 22nd on datpiff.com. “#Y”“is a freestyle mixtape that is the prelude to Mickey’s Nov 5th mixtape release “#Ynot.” In Mickey’s words: “I wanted to show people that I am still capable of great productivity at a fast pace. #Y is for my true fans. So when they ask ME why I’m doing the project, I can respond “#Ynot?”
To commemorate a new era, Mickey Factz will release his 10th and last solo mixtape “Ynot”, Nov 5th. – And it is done in true Mickey Factz fashion.
Fans can purchase a limited-edition boxset titled “Mickey Factz: The Artistic Collection,” which contains CDs with all the artwork of his 9 previous mixtapes and “Ynot.” The twist- The CDs will be blank. Fans are given the power to choose how they want to organize & receive the music. Datpiff.com is hosting the mixtapes for free download and sponsoring “Ynot” with a countdown to the release. In order, the countdown features and revisits each mixtape. Each mixtape will contain never before released tracks such as “Locked Away (NERD Remix).” The “Limited-Edition Boxset” will be available on amazon.com on Nov 5th. All information is available at MickeyFactz-TheArtisticCollection.com.
“BET alum Mickey Factz made his name by flooding the Internet with music before it was status quo. The Bronx native has earned accolades including a spot on [the cover of] XXL’s Freshmen Class of 2009 thanks to his highly artistic approach to music and his willingness to stand out from the crowd.” –BET.com
Mickey Factz is long known for his prominence on the mixtape scene and is one of the first rappers to get signed from YouTube when Jive Records picked him up in 2010. Mickey Factz is internationally known from his single “Paradise” that has nearly 2 million hits on YouTube and from his sponsorship with Honda’s “Rhymes and Reason” campaign. Mickey Factz has collaborated with artists such as; Drake, Travis McCoy, John Legend, Marsha Ambrosius, B.O.B, Kid CuDi, etc.
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About Mickey Factz:
Mickey Factz mixtape releases spans from “In Search of the N.E.R.D. (2006)” to the 9th critically acclaimed “Mickey Mause” (2012). To date, “Heaven’s Fallout,” is arguably the most critically acclaimed mixtape for the groundbreaking use of Euro style electronic beats. In contrast to the futuristic Heaven’s Fallout, the concept mixtape of Mickey Mause goes back in time to the 1980’s sub-pop culture.
About the Mixtape Boxset:
All 10 mixtapes will be sponsored & hosted for download on Datpiff.com. “Ynot” is Mickey’s 10th edition to the boxset; “Ynot” departs from the tedious conceptual process and has a “Why not?” attitude. The mixtape features a remix of the song “Promise,” produced by the band Z that is also known for being NaS’ official live band on the “Life is Good” tour.