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MB is an eccentric talent from the SWATS section of ATL.
Raised in the famous Kings Ridge Apartments, his teen years were polished with the normal ATL fervor (Jellybeans skating rink, the Fresh Party, Westgate Theatre, The Gold Mine, and the Rainbow Arcade).
He's climbed the scales of Hip Hop from Beatboxing to Breakdancing to Graffiti Tagging to Rapper to Music Producer to Full-Scale Multimedia Artist. Like
most artists, he fought with several names (Eternal, Sage, Sage-El) and finally settled on being himself: Miquiel Banks.
MB calls to mind many things, but he encompasses the best of opposing forces; he is both rustic and sophisticated, educated and simple, esoteric and exoteric.
MB has achieved many things in the world of Hip Hop:
He is an undefeated and Legendary Beatboxer (RockMiquiel)
He personally created over 100 beats as a Beatboxer and it was documented by Da Black Man
He was the first ATL breakdancer to master the 1990
He created the Breakdance Move called The Elevator
He created the Breakdance Move called the Hand Hop
He wrote a Slogan Hip Hop Anthem Song (Coca-Cola) before Run D.M.C. made their song My Adidas
He set a record for Freestyle Rapping by freestyling from Kings Ridge to Greenbriar Mall
He rapped freestyle in the U.S. Army by doing a rendition of Kool Moe Dee's song (The Wild Wild Third)
He was the first rapper to make a song about Morris Brown College (yes, even before Outkast)
He was managed by the Godfather of CRUNK
He went on tour with Splack Pack
He was in the studio when Raheem recorded Eliminator on Campbellton Road
He recorded a one-take Track with DJ Stan and Kool-Ace in Kings Ridge Apartments
He has personally created tracks in every DAW known to Man
He has written beats and lyrics to over 500 Original Hip Hop Songs
From Haywood Studios to Patchwerks to DARP Studios to Bosstown Studios to the Funk Shop, he lived the night life, hanging out with DJ Cooly C, Mike Fresh, DJ Toomp, Akon, Devyne, the Hard Boys, 90 MPH, Kool-Ace, Raheem the Dream, Sam Salter, Monica, Chuck D (Public Enemy), Ecstasy (Whodini), Yakira (Vocal Coach), Tony Terry, Seven, and many other artists.
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