Picture yourself a young musician watching primetime television, a music awards show, and suddenly one of your idols and most respected musicians in the game premiers a commercial about a music service that features non other than…your music! Well that’s exactly what happened one night when someone pointed out a commercial for Jay-Z’s new streaming service, Tidal, during The Billboard Music Awards. The soundtrack to the commercial was “Dopeboy Dreaming,” by Nashville native and the son of a Jazz musician, Mike Floss. Since then, Mike has been busy. In between time putting pen to paper and recording, he’s managed to find time to tour with and open for artists like Future, Big K.R.I.T., Wale and Yo Gotti just to name a few. He’s been working with producers Syk Sense (Drake, Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar) and Ducko McFli (Drake, Migos, Lil Yachty). He was active on the 2017 music festival circuit and a favorite at this year’s Sloss Music & Arts Festival.
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Directed & Edited by: Daniel Isaiah Hargett Produced by: Greg Henderson Executive Producer: Josh Matthews & Music Bham Audio Engineer: Daniel Brian Rhodes Featuring: Channing Estell, Lizzie Thrasher & Mike Floss Consulting Producer: Marsha Oglesby Intern: Sophie Crowe Special Thanks to: Betsy Kiser & Red Mountain Entertainment, Good Grit Magazine & Kendra Key
Discover life as an aspiring artist. Get familiar with “DopeBoy Dreaming,” Mike Floss, aka “the rapping kid from Nashville” as we give you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the lives of your favorite up-and-coming artists through TIDAL DISCOVERY. Watch now and listen to more Mike Floss on TIDAL. Connect with TIDAL
Nashville-based artist Mike Floss has had a pretty big year so far. After releasing his “Dopeboy Dreaming” single back in April, he recently took the Tidal stage—which showcased a number of up-and-coming artists—at the 2015 Made in America Festival. The successful releases of For The Rebels and For The Rebels 2 put all eyes on the young artist and today, he debuts the video for “Dopeboy Dreaming” to build off of his recent hype.
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Mike Floss – “Dope Boy Dreaming” Official Music Video Premiere | First Look