Dre Rich Kidd
Friday, January 6, 2017, 7:00 PM
708 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA
Micah Javon Cooper (born May 7, 1996) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and actor. Born in Los Angeles California and grew up in Belzoni, Mississippi. When he was only eight years old, he watched the movie The Jacksons: An American Dream and fall in love with music. He spent most of his time at school trying to write his own music and become relevant. One day, he accidentally left his music notebook at school, one of his classmates founded it and read it in front of the whole class and everyone laughed and humiliated Micah. A fee years later he decided to produce his first song, “Love More” and sent it to dozens of radio stations. At the same time, Micah was participating in his church choir and attending local talent shows, trying to make a name for himself. Someone at Disney heard micah’s song and decided to add it to radio Disney’s incubator program, which features upcoming musicians. He has then performed at several venues across the country including, The House Of Blues, Bradley Center and the Navy Pier. He also released his hit single “find out” featuring recording artist Kevin gates, which made the billboard top 200. As a freshman in high school, he played football for the humphreys county cowboys and the Los Angeles Romans. he impressed many with his athletic ability; he threw for over 300 yards in a game that year. , he passed for 4,200 yards with 36 touchdowns. He added 801 yards and 11 scores on the ground. As a senior, he passed for 1,203 yards, accounting for 10 passing and as many rushing touchdowns. During one game, he ran for five touchdowns and threw for 2 Touchdowns. Micah was nicknamed ” GHOST ” for his speed on the field. His football skills earned him a scholarship to play for the Jackson state Tigers at Jackson state university but was declined in order to Focus more on music and acting. Apart from his work in the music industry, Micah has pursued an acting career. In 2014, he made his on-screen feature film debut in The Purge: Anarchy as a Purger wearing a white face mask with a black cross on it. Micah has cited Michael Jackson, Chris brown, Drake and PartyNextDoor as influences.