Huey Mack (born Joseph Dalton Michael) is a rapper and hip-hop artist who rose to fame after he posted his first internet mixtape, ”Wish Me Luck,” at the age of 18.
Also, he is popular for his multitude of mixtapes and songs ranging from soulful rhymes to dance numbers. He released his 2nd album, ”Things Change,” in June 2015.
He was born Joseph Dalton Michael on December 16, 1991, in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was raised by a single mother. Huey grew up in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Mack began writing music as a joke at the age of 14, however, he abandoned this passion shortly after.
By age 17, he began taking himself more seriously as an artist and eventually started releasing a series of free digital mixtapes.
Huey spent 2 years at West Virginia University before dropping out and getting on the road to start touring in his van.
In 2013, he released his first album ”Pretending Perfect.” Soon after, the album charted to the top of iTunes. Songs like “F**k Me Baby” received over 100,000+ plays in just 24 hours.
When asked about what are his musical influences, Huey said:
“I’m a giant Kanye fanatic. I mean I kind of listen to everything. You know, everybody had their little gangster phase in eighth grade where we wore tall tees. I was a huge G-Unit fan.”
He later added:
”I was kind of everywhere with it. I had my phases. I had a punk rock phase at one point.”
In January 2015, during a show at the University of Minnesota-Mankato, 2,000 students came to wave their hands and sing along. He said:
“It was crazy, and I’m pretty sure I partied with each and every one of them after the show.”
In June 2015, his second album ”Things Change” was released. The album featured a song with DJ Nick Van de Wall, professionally known as Afrojack, a Dutch record producer, DJ, and remixer from Spijkenisse.
In the ”Things Change” album, he talks about depression and anxiety in an especially poignant line later in the song, saying:
“It’s so hard to be happy when your mind don’t … let you.”
Also, in another track, entitled “Cruisin,” Huey addresses his experience in the industry, rapping:
“You know you’re only cool as all the albums you sold / They told me drop 20 you’ll be a star, watch how your (stuff) will sell/trying so hard to be someone else that I forgot about myself.”
His released songs are:
- Be Alright (2013);
- Make Love (2013);
- Dirty Laundry (featuring Mike Stud, 2013);
- Looking at the Sky (2012);
- Call Me Maybe (2012);
- Just Me (2011).
He was born in the Year of the Goat, the eighth of all zodiac animals. People born in a Year of the Goat are very calm and serene. In addition, they are generous with their money and time. Also, they are very tidy and are frequently seen organizing the home.
The Goat has a very persuasive nature and typically uses their charm to get what they want out of life. Furthermore, principles, faith, and establishing their own career are very important to them.
On his 21st birthday, Huey sold out a show in NYC. But, he was thrown out for being too drunk.
When asked what is his favorite rapper he worked with, Mack answered:
”I’m going to have to say Bow Wow he’s really the only big one I’ve worked with, he coached me a lot, he’s a real cool dude very down to earth.”
His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Sagittarius is symbolized and represented by the mythical Centaur, the Archer. Ruled by the planet of opportunity and growth Jupiter, Sagittarius-born people are full of energy and have an intense desire to travel and explore new places.
The Sagittarius personality is naturally curious, positive, enthusiastic, and energetic. Also, when a Sagittarius becomes enthusiastic about an idea with a philosophical bent, they just can’t stop talking about it.
His first song was about a high school football team. Huey recorded it on a built-in computer microphone.
In 2016, he released the Longest Year of My Life and Wild Winter EP.
He is part of Generation Y. This is a generation that reads the reviews, checks out what others have to say and visits as many as 20 different websites to compare products, prices, and offers. Gen-Y is all about instant gratification.
Unlike their parents, Generation X, Gen-Y members are not satisfied with the world around them and are ambitious and want to achieve their aspirations and goals. They put a heavy premium on ease, speed, and efficiency. Additionally, they look for more flexibility like working from home, and they want to have access to social networks.
Huey Mack – Net Worth
Mack earned most of his wealth by selling tickets to his concerts, sponsors, selling his albums (especially online), and advertisements on his YouTube channel. He also has an account on Instagram and on Spotify. Therefore, Huey Mack has an estimated net worth of $0.4 million.
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