For most, "bass music" connotes little more than trunk rattling beats and raunchy lyrics. However, in the capable hands of DJ Magic Mike, a high level of technical proficiency was added to the genre, influencing not just booty shakers but a future generation of turntables who drew inspiration from his impressive scratching abilities.
Michael Hampton was born in 1970 in Orlando, Florida. As a youngster, he got his start in music spinning tunes at a roller rink and selling mixtapes. At only fourteen, he hosted his own radio show in his hometown. In 1986, he was approached by... Read More