Mike37 Transforms from DJ to Rapper

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In a captivating interview with Farius at the Philips space, the rising star Mike37, also known as Matteo Cantarello, shared his transformative journey from a DJ to a rapper. The 17-year-old artist, who hails from Alessandria, Italy, opened up about his evolving career, musical influences, and upcoming projects, giving fans an intimate glimpse into his world.

Starting his musical journey in 2017, Mike37 quickly made a name for himself in local bars and clubs in Northern Italy. His breakthrough came in 2018 when he won the Best Emerging DJ contest organized by FIM and Pioneer DJ in Milan. This victory propelled him into the world of music production, where he self-taught and released his debut single, “Back in Time,” on Just Entertainment.


During the interview, Mike37 revealed his recent transition from DJing to rapping, sharing that he is currently working on an ambitious 12-song hip-hop project. “I’ve always loved the rhythm and poetry of rap,” he said. “This project is a way for me to explore a different side of my musical identity.”

Mike37 also discussed his musical influences, highlighting his favorite movie soundtrack and the impact it has had on his creative process. His passion for fashion was another topic of interest, with Mike37 explaining how style plays a crucial role in his artistic expression.

One of the more lighthearted moments of the interview came when Mike37 reminisced about his favorite childhood toy, sharing a charming anecdote that resonated with his fans. His ability to connect personally with his audience is part of what makes him a compelling artist to watch.

The interview concluded with Mike37 recording a radio line for Nexus Radio, leaving fans eager for more. His journey from a small-town DJ to a budding rapper with international aspirations is a testament to his versatility and dedication to his craft.

For those who want to dive deeper into Mike37’s insights and upcoming projects, the full interview with Farius offers an enriching experience. Don’t miss out on the full conversation!

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