¡Mayday!

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¡Mayday!
Origin Miami, Florida, United States
Genres Hip hop, rock
Years active 2003 (2003)–present
Labels Strange Music
Associated acts Tech N9ne, Murs
Website www.maydayonline.com
Members Bernz
Gianni Cash
L T Hopkins
Plex Luthor
NonMS
Wrekonize

¡Mayday! is an American hip hop group from Miami, Florida. The group consists of rappers Bernz and Ben Miller (aka Wrekonize) along with producer, keyboard player and guitarist Ken Preiser (aka Plex Luthor), percussionist Andrews Mujica (aka NonMS), drummer Terrel (aka L T Hopkins), and bassist Gianni Perocapi (aka Gianni Cash). The band is currently signed to Tech N9ne's Strange Music label.

Career[edit]

Early days (2006-2011)[edit]

The band is known for its Miami-underground hit "Quicksand", which earned them a deal with SouthBeat Records, and their first single and 2006 music video "Groundhog Day", featuring Cee-Lo Green (directed by Jokes) which received over 2 million views on the online video site YouTube within only a day of being added.[1] Lil Wayne worked with the group for two unofficial videos; both videos - Da Da Da and Get a Life, were filmed on the roof of a building in the middle of the day, with spectators apparently attending a free concert.[2]

Signing to Strange Music (2011-present)[edit]

In early 2011 independent label frontman Tech N9ne reached out to ¡Mayday!, and featured them on his album Welcome to Strangeland. On June 3, 2011, Mayday signed with Strange Music.[3] Their following album, Take Me to Your Leader was their first major album released under Strange Music on March 26, 2012.[4] The lead single from that album titled "Badlands" and featuring Tech N9ne received over half a million views on YouTube within the first two months.[5] On July 16, 2013, Mayday released their fourth studio album Believers. They also featured on Tech N9ne's single "Fragile", which was released shortly after Believers. In 2013, the band went on tour with Tech N9ne during his Something Else Tour.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[6][7]
US R&B
[8]
US Rap
[9][10]
¡Mayday!
  • Released: September 2006
  • Label: Mayday Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
Stuck on an Island
  • Released: October 12, 2010
  • Label: Mayday Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
Take Me to Your Leader
  • Released: March 26, 2012
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
92 18 15
Believers
  • Released: July 16, 2013
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
75 19 11
¡MursDay![11]
(with Murs)
  • Released: June 10, 2014
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
45 4
Future Vintage
  • Released: September 18, 2015
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
112 9 8
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

EPs[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[6][12]
US R&B
[13]
US Rap
[9][14]
Thrift Store Halos
  • Released: August 7, 2012
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

As featured artist[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Peak chart positions Album
Bubbling
under

[15]
US R&B
[16]
US Rap
[17]
FR
[18]
"Fragile"
(Tech N9ne featuring Kendrick Lamar, ¡Mayday! and Kendall Morgan)
16 38 23 135 Something Else

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