Michael was born and raised in Ohio, Hip Hop and R&B artist Blackwell has been writing and performing since the age of 15, since developing his skills of playing guitar, drums, piano, and sax. He’s been largely influenced by such artists as Jay-Z, Eric B. and Rakim, LL Cool J, and Scarface. He played gigs in the Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York area for the last ten years to sold out crowds. He’s CD sales are off the charts. He’s performed at The House Of Blues in Cleveland, and various venues in Columbus from Alrosa Villa, Burnzie’s Tavern, Skully’s Music Diner, and Nationwide Arena.
His music can be heard a brand new Hyundai commercial airing nationwide today featuring the upcoming track, “Plus Size Love”
He will be releasing a remix single with the great Queen of Soul Chaka Khan in December 2020.
You can hear Balckwell on a brand new mixtape single “Can’t Get Enough” by Justin Bieber.
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Blackwell uses a mix of old and new school style in his lyrics which tackle real to life issues. He describes his style of music as, “Music to wake up your eardrum!” He’s opened for such national acts as Kayne West, LL Cool J, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Paul Wall, Bizzy Bone, Layzie Bone, Drake, Ray Jr., and Twista. Blackwell has formed his own production company and management, ”Blakk Nation Music”, that will feature new and upcoming acts of all genre of music, and continues to develop new artists and present new material. He’s a valuable asset to the music industry with more yet to deliver.