Mike City

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Mike City
Birth name Michael Flowers
Also known as Mikey Dan (as background vocalist)
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Origin Charlotte, North Carolina
Genres Rhythm and blues, hip hop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, record producer, Rapper
Instruments keyboards, synthesizers, drum machine, Wurlitzer
Years active 1996-present
Labels Soulife Records
Associated acts Mark Sparks, Dave Hollister, Carl Thomas, Sunshine Anderson, Lalah Hathaway, Donell Jones

Mike City (born Michael Flowers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)[1] is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Flowers is also the founder and CEO of Unsung Entertainment, Inc. He is currently working on a personal album titled Mike City a/k/a Mikey Day Sing-a-Long, Volume I. He is also a member of Iota Phi Theta fraternity, a predominantly African-American national fraternity. He was initiated at Alpha Epsilon Chapter at North Carolina Central University in Spring 1988.

Selected production credits[edit]

Mark Sparks Presents Kakalaka Raw, Vol. 1 (1996)[2]

  • 5. Lady Keem - Keema Therapy
  • 8. Laquan - It Don't Stop

Lost Souls - Soul Talk (1997)[3]

  • 1. Intro
  • 2. Coming Of The Rugged
  • 3. Every Now And Then
  • 4. Power Of The Steel
  • 5. Paint The Town Red (Pt. 1)
  • 6. Hot
  • 7. Killing Fields
  • 8. Soulmate
  • 9. Letter To Life
  • 10. Ozone (Intermission)
  • 11. Paint The Town Red (Pt. 2)
  • 12. Lockdown
  • 13. Revolution
  • 14. Why?
  • 15. Watch My Back
  • 16. Respect
  • 17. Soul Talk
  • 18. Outro

Rappin' 4-Tay - 4 tha Hard Way (1997)

  • 05. Money Makes the Man

Mike City Presents The N.C. All Star Project (1997)[4]

  • 1. Intro - N.C. All Star Project
  • 2. All Stars Come Together (Mike City, O-Dogg, Otis Nyquill)
  • 3. Nottyhead Brothers (Nottyhead Avenger)
  • 4. Ruler Of The World (Sista One Featuring Guava Don)
  • 5. Young, Black And Restless (Agony, O-Dogg, Bleak Ali)
  • 6. Sun Prodigy (Sun DuLa)
  • 7. Deadly (DVS)
  • 8. 14-K (Mike City, O-Dogg, Tiz)
  • 9. Intermission-24 Measures Of Flawless (Flawless)
  • 10. Carolina (Mike City)
  • 11. Get A Dub (Giants)
  • 12. We Hold It Down (Mike City, O-Dogg)
  • 13. Get Down Like That (O-Dogg, Bleak Ali, Agony, Mike City)
  • 14. What I'm Driving At (Only Child)
  • 15. Ain't Nobody Here (Otis Nyquill)
  • 16. Everybody Come On (Mike City)
  • 17. Make It Hot (Mike City, Otis Nyquill)
  • 18. Outro (N.C. All Star Project)

Mike City - City Limits (1998)[5]

  • 01. Intro: Entering
  • 02. Why
  • 03. Why Do We Do
  • 04. Going Down
  • 05. Break You Off
  • 06. Body
  • 07. Have A Little Fun
  • 08. Leaving
  • 09. Parlay
  • 10. The Ruler
  • 11. You Could Be
  • 12. Ride The Rhythm
  • 13. God's Gift
  • 14. Somebody's Spot

Rappin' 4-Tay - Bigga Than Da Game (1998)[6]

  • 1. What You Gonna Do?
  • 13. Dirty Work
  • 15. It Takes Game
  • 17. Ghetto Bluz

Channel Live - Armaghetto (2000)

  • 01. Respect This
  • 02. Wild Out 2K
  • 05. Lies & Rumors (featuring Carl Thomas)
  • 06. Temptation (featuring Black Rob)
  • 10. Say What (featuring Akbar & Benny Boom)
  • 12. Armaghetto (featuring Akbar)
  • 13. FCC Alert (featuring Benny Boom)

Carl Thomas - Emotional (2000)

  • 03. I Wish
  • 12. You Ain't Right

Dave Hollister - Chicago '85... The Movie (2000)

  • 02. Keep On Lovin'
  • 04. One Woman Man

Usher - 8701 (2001)

  • 12. Hottest Thing

Yolanda Adams - Believe (2001)

  • 05. A Song of Faith
  • 06. Unconditional

Babyface - Face 2 Face (2001)

  • 01. Outside In/ Inside Out

Bilal Oliver - 1st Born Second (2001)

  • 08. Love It

Brandy - Osmosis Jones (soundtrack) (2001)

  • 03. Open

Gerald Levert - Gerald's World (2001)

  • 01. Soul Mate
  • 08. Same Ol'

Jimmy Cozier - Jimmy Cozier (2001)

  • 03. She's All I Got

Nate Dogg - Music & Me (2001)

  • 09. Another Short Story

Ras Kass - Van Gogh (2001)

  • 01. Hot Game
  • 07. What U Want

Ruff Ryders - Ryde or Die Vol. 3: In the "R" We Trust (2001)

  • 16. Parlé - Can't Let Go

Sunshine Anderson - Your Woman (2001)

  • 01. A Little Sunshine (Intro)
  • 02. Better Off
  • 03. He Said, She Said
  • 04. Heard It All Before
  • 06. Letting My Guard Down
  • 07. Where Have You Been
  • 08. Shaved The Day
  • 09. Lunch Or Dinner
  • 10. Last Night
  • 11. Your Woman (Interlude)
  • 12. Your Woman
  • 14. Being Away
  • 18. A Little Sunshine

Brandy - Full Moon (2002)

  • 02. Full Moon

Mary Mary - Incredible (2002)

  • 15. Give It Up Let It Go

Rell - The Remedy (2002) (Cancelled)[7]

  • 01. If That's My Baby
  • 04. Get Up
  • 09. Say It Ain't So

Nappy Roots - Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz (2002)

  • 12. Sholiz

Ras Kass - Goldyn Chyld (2002)

  • 12. Drinks Up High

Dave Hollister - Things In The Game Done Changed (2002)

  • 13. Tonite

Kelly Price - Priceless (2003)

  • 03. You Make Me Feel
  • 13. I Live Here Now

Blu Cantrell - Bittersweet (2003)

  • 12. No Place Like Home

Calvin Richardson - 2:35 P.M. (2003)

  • 12. Cross My Heart

Nappy Roots - Wooden Leather (2003)

702 - Star (2003)

  • 10. Stringing Me Along
  • 15. Jealousy

Carl Thomas - Let's Talk About It (2004)

  • 06. Make It Alright

JoJo - JoJo (2004)

  • 04. The Happy Song

Jon B. - Stronger Everyday (2004)

  • 05. Hands On U

Gerald Levert - Do I Speak For The World (2004)

  • 14. Where Do We Go

Lalah Hathaway- Outrun the Sky (2004)

  • 01. How Many Times
  • 03. Your Favorite Song
  • 05 Better And Better

Brandy - Afrodisiac (Special Edition) (2004)

  • 16. Like It Was Yesterday

Anthony Hamilton - Soulife (2005)

  • 09. Last Night

Yolanda Adams - Day by Day (2005)

  • 11. I'm Grateful

Dwele - Some Kinda... (2005)

  • 09. I Think I Love U

Jamie Foxx - Unpredictable (2005)

  • 07. Extravaganza
  • 09. Get This Money

Shanice - Every Woman Dreams (2006)

  • 08. That's Why I Love You

Urban Mystic - Ghetto Revelations II (2006)

  • 10. When U Hurt

Rihanna - A Girl Like Me (2006)

  • 05. Dem Haters

Donell Jones - Journey of a Gemini (2006)

  • 05. Spend The Night
  • 09. Lust or love

Chris Brown - Non-Album Track (2006)

  • 00. You

Defari - Street Music (2006)

  • 02. Either Dead Or In Jail
  • 06. West West
  • 10. Deepest Regards
  • 14. Don't Be Mad At Me

Dave Hollister - The Book of David: Vol. 1 - The Transition (2006)

  • 02. Nothing But God
  • 19. No One

Sunshine Anderson - Sunshine At Midnight (2006)

  • 04. Switch It Up
  • 05. Good Love
  • 06. Being With You
  • 07. Problems

Carl Thomas - So Much Better (2007)

  • 01. If I Could (Intro)
  • 02. Another You (Steppers' Mix)
  • 03. 2 Pieces
  • 05. Somethin' About You
  • 06. If That Ain't Love
  • 07. Late Night Rendezvous
  • 08. Get You Back (Interlude)
  • 09. So Much Better
  • 11. Can't Get Over (ft. Dave Hollister)
  • 12. How Can We
  • 15. I Miss You (Interlude)

Keith Murray - Rap-Murr-Phobia (2007)

  • 04. Don't Fuck Wit 'Em

Brandy - Human (2008)

  • The Jones
  • Deepest Thoughts
  • Throw It All Away

3LW - Point Of No Return (Unreleased)

  • Strictly Business

Heavy D. - Vibes (2008)

  • 06. Hugs And Kisses

Urban Mystic - GRIII: Old Skool 2 Nu Skool (2009)

  • 12. It Wasn't Me

Dwele - W.ants W.orld W.omen (2010)

  • 13. Love You Right
  • 15. What's Not To Love

Donell Jones - Lyrics (2010)

  • 11. The Finer Things In Life

Faith Evans - Something About Faith (2010)

  • 07. Party (featuring Redman)
  • 11. Sunshine

Sunshine Anderson - The Sun Shines Again (2010)

  • 01. Say Something
  • 02. Hard Love
  • 03. 2nd Fiddle
  • 04. Lie To Kick It
  • 05. Life Back
  • 06. Karma's A Mutha
  • 08. Call My Own
  • 10. U Doin' It

El DeBarge - Second Chance (2010)

  • 01. Lay With You (featuring Faith Evans)
  • 03. Close To You
  • 07. Serenading

Avant - The Letter (2010)

  • 06. Nightlife

Ledisi - Pieces of Me (2011)

  • 07. Shut Up

Lalah Hathaway - Where It All Begins (2011)

  • 06. Always Love You
  • 13. My Heart (iTunes bonus track)

Anthony Hamilton - Back to Love (2011)

  • 02. Writing On The Wall

Carl Thomas- Conquer (2011)

  • 05. It's Not The Same
  • 09. Sweet Love

Mark Morrison - I Am What I Am (2011)

  • TBR. B'Day ft. Trina
  • TBR. B'Day (Remix) ft.Warren G

Dwele - Greater Than One (2012)[8]

  • 05. "What Profit"
  • 11. "Special"

Mashonda - Love, Mashonda (2012)

  • 04. Touch Me

Faith Evans featuring Nicci Gilbert & Helene "Mom" Gilbert - R&B Divas (2012)

  • 07. Sometimes

Brandy - Two Eleven (Deluxe Edition) (2012)

  • 15. Music

Leela James - Fall For You (2014)

  • 03. Give It

References[edit]

  1. ^ "YouKnowIGotSoul Interview With Producer Mike City". Interview. youknowigotsoul.com. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  2. ^ "Mark Sparks Presents Kakalaka Raw". compilation album. discogs.com. Retrieved 4/7/2013. 
  3. ^ "Lost Souls - Soul Talk". studio album. amazon.com. Retrieved 4/7/2013. 
  4. ^ "Mike City Presents N.C. All Star Project, Vol. 1". compilation album. amazon.com. Retrieved 4/7/2013. 
  5. ^ "Mike City - City Limits". studio album. amzon.com. Retrieved 4/7/2013. 
  6. ^ "Rappin' 4-Tay - Bigga Than Da Game". studio album. discogs. com. Retrieved 4/7/2013. 
  7. ^ "YouKnowIGotSoul Presents: Top 10 Best R&B Songs Produced by Mike City". youknowigotsoul.com. Retrieved 4/7/2013. 
  8. ^ "Dwele- Greater Than One". iTunes. itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

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