When describing her flow, MicAhna adequately uses a combination of metaphors and bonafide swag to convey powerful punchlines.Her lyrical philosophy is simple; Go Hard. PERIOD. She is well aware that the supply of female rappers in the industry is very minimal, which gives her all the motive to deliver her best material day in and day out.
IAA: What city and state are you from?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: I’m from a suburb outside of Atlanta, Georgia called Lawrenceville.
IAA: What is your music background?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: I do not play any instruments, but I write my own lyrics. I started writing songs at 14 with my brother as a duo hip hop group, like a boy girl Outkast. I decided to go solo and do the music on my own. I went to school for Music Business at MTSU, and I will be graduating this summer.
IAA: What inspired you to pursue music?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: Music itself has so many sides to it, that it can be therapeutic. I want to send a message that inspires someone or a whole generation. Michael Jackson has greatly inspired me, which ironically my stage name is derived from him.
IAA: What are your songs about?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: My songs are can vary greatly. I am far from being aone dimensional hip-hop artist. I am about having fun, enjoying life, overcoming obstacles,going against the odds, and being confident in yourself. I feel there is a void or a huge gap from my peers to the younger generation. The youth is so confused. I want my audience to thinking about things they normally wouldn’t think about or thinking about it a differently.
IAA: Do you write your own music?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: Yes, I write my own music. I am a rapper but I have also branched off into writing r&b and pop music for aspiring artists as well.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: Michael Jackson because of his work ethic and talent Lauryn Hill because her lyrics are incredible. TLC, Erykah Badu, LL Cool J, Run DMC, Mc Lyte, and Andre 3000
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artist ?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: I stand out because of my lyrical content and my usage of different metaphors. I bring a female perspective to the game
IAA: What are some upcoming projects, you are currently working on?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: I working on my first mixtape. I’m looking to be release it summer 2012
IAA: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: My career goals are to be a successful artist, songwriter, and A&R scout. In 10 years I look to be in a place where I can help the next artist trying to make it in the industry and have my own record label
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
MICAHNA MAYHAM: reverb nation.com/micahnamayham
Follow me on Twitter @micahnamayham
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