Not Your Average: Mikey Fresh

Category: Not Your Average, Original Video


Mikey Fresh is the Senior Artist Relations Manager at Genius, a digital media company known for providing unique insight about the stories behind the most popular songs. Genius, originally known as Rap Genius, started as a platform for deconstructing and analyzing rap lyrics but has since expanded to cover all genres.

From showing up awkwardly to a hip-hop magazine interview in a full suit and a fake resume, Mikey Fresh is now one of the top experts in the hip-hop industry. Mikey shares with Julie how he fell in love with hip-hop culture growing up as a young Korean American in New Jersey and how he’s found his way creating a unique career out of his nontraditional passion.