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Mic Nickels & Method Man Unite in “El Matador”

Mic Nickels

In the dynamic realm of hip-hop, where skills reign supreme, NYC alt-rap icon Mic Nickels joins forces with the legendary Method Man to deliver “El Matador.” This powerful collaboration melds the indomitable underground emcee with one of hip-hop’s most iconic voices. Their synergy is undeniable, showcasing their complementary styles and unwavering belief in the power of hip-hop.

“El Matador” emerges as a standout track from the album “Bars for Days,” solidifying Mic Nickels’ stature as a formidable solo artist and a storyteller without parallel. From his tenure with Nickel and Dime Ops to sharing stages with rap luminaries like Jeru the Damaja and The Alkoholiks, Mic Nickels’ journey has been a testament to dedication and love for the craft.

Method Man, a globally recognized celebrity, requires no introduction. An integral member of the groundbreaking Wu-Tang Clan, Method Man’s influence on hip-hop is indelible. His solo album “Tical” is a classic, and his multifaceted career extends to film and television.

The animated music video for “El Matador” paints both artists as urban superheroes, taking on their opponents in the vibrant streets of New York City. The video pays homage to hip-hop history, referencing MF Doom, an inspiration to Method Man and Mic Nickels. The collaboration’s lyrical intensity and gripping visuals elevate “El Matador” to a status of legendary proportions.



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