This very gifted 17-year old is full of surprises. Michael has always had a gift with words and as soon as he learned his ABC's, he could recite them backwards. Now, the aspiring rapper can freestyle with the best of them. Michael is a classically trained violinist but his true calling is hip-hop. He comes from a family that didn't support his rapping at first until they noticed his success. He's always struggled to find a group of kids that he could fit in with who matched his love for music, so the idea of joining a Boy Band is exciting to him. This 17-year-old prodigy is sure to impress on the stage.
★ Michael has over 10 years of classical violin training.
★ He can solve a Rubik's Cube in under ONE minute.
★ Michael has always been drawn to music, but it wasn't until he was asked to rap for a 7th grade history project that he realized he had a gift for it. The class and his teacher responded so well to his rapping, they encouraged him to continue.
★ His parents weren't too thrilled with the idea of rapping because to them, rap was about violence and explicit lyrics.
★ According to Michael, he has always challenged the status quo and done things his own way.
★ He's had a hard time finding a niche in the music industry. He doesn't have a lot of performing experience.
★ Michael feels that his peers underestimate him because he's white.
★ Michael is confident and knows how talented he his. He truly believes that he can make the boy band something truly different from anything the world has ever seen.