Rhode Island-based hip hop artist Mike Stud will bring The Final Mike Stud Tour to the Top Hat on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Mike Stud began recording raps in his downtime while injured during his college baseball days. Initially recorded on GarageBand, his song and music video for “College Humor” went viral on YouTube garnering over 1.5 million views in 2010.
Stud went on to release his first mixtape A Toast to Tommy in 2011, which earned number 2 spot on the Americana iTunes Hip Hop chart.
He released his first full length album Relief in 2013, which was followed by Closer in 2014. The latter reached #13 on Billboard Top 200 and hit #2 on the R&B/Hip Hop chart.Since then he released his EP This Isn’t An Album in 2015, his third LP These Days in 2016, and his most recent album 4TheHomies in 2018.
In 2016, the Esquire Network aired the reality series, This Is Mike Stud, which features the rapper on a day to day basis as he worked on tour and at home trying to develop his music career.
Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 20th at 10am at The Top Hat, online or by phone at 1 (800) 514-3849. Presale tickets will be available on Dec. 19. All tickets are general admission standing room only with limited bench seating available on a first come first served basis. All ages are welcome. Additional ticketing and venue information can be found here.