VA Beach artist Mike Strong is having an already strong year as he’s still coming off the momentum of his Subject of Sadness album, which many in VA revere as one of the best projects of 2017. Despite the talent and steady flow of audio dope supplied by Strong, his name sometimes goes unnoticed among talks and conversation of major 757/VA artists. Yet Strong surprises us again with an out of the blue release for latest album, Edifice.
Strong takes it a step further with this project, as in only 9 tracks he lays out a plethora of topics and growth in his uniquely intricate style. Touching on many topics including his personal life, family, paving his own lane, and segments of his story and life situations that made him.
This 9 track LP is a body of work that is hard to put into words. It’s quality is apparent, and for those who are fans of lyrical artists, it can’t be overstated. He delivers a concise & cohesive LP where relentless flow and clever wordplay make him one of the most intriguing MC’s coming out of VA right now. Couple this with his transparency and ability to conceptualize albums, and Edifice becomes even more alluring.
By now if he isn’t already, keep Mike Strong in your playlist and on your radar, and let us know what you think of Edifice below!