BHL: Next – In this episode, our Black Hollywood Live host Rhelin Taylor welcomes Ian Michael to discuss his career and more on BHL’s Next!
Ian Michael is a 22-year-old recording artist, producer and songwriter. He is an energetic and highly passionate artist that is looking to leave a huge mark on the music industry.
His sound is often described as “when new school meets old school” coveting an eclectic catalog that infuses 80’s pop, 90’s R&B, early 2000’s hip-hop with the swag and technique of the music today. His catchy hooks and honest lyrics grab you from the start and tell you a story about a piece of Ian’s life.
He says he “draws inspiration from every style of music” but cites his highest inspiration to come from the likes of Michael Jackson, Drake, Barry White and James Brown.
In 2012, producer PK (Chris Brown’s “Fine China” and “Final Countdown”) encouraged Ian to consider taking his music seriously and pursuing it professio