MIKE & Tony Seltzer – Pinball album


MIKE partners with producer Tony Seltzer to release their collaborative project Pinball via 10k. The two New York natives alluded to a larger release over the last few weeks, dropping hints including their trap-leaning lead singles “R&B” and the video for previously unheard track “Underground Kingz” that they shared earlier this week. First teaming up on MIKE’s critically acclaimed debut project May God Bless Your Hustle, Pinball finds MIKE and Tony exercising that chemistry and challenging each other to explore new sonic directions – a more traditional rap style for MIKE and a more experimental production zone for Tony. The project captures the duo’s collective history as individuals and in their collaborations, including guest features from the likes of Earl Sweatshirt, Jay Critch, Tony Shhnow, and Niontay.

The project’s release coincides with MIKE’s Somebody Fine Me Trouble headline tour which is already underway in Europe. The UK and EU dates stretch through March and include support from Mark William Lewis, Jadasea, and SALIMATA. MIKE’s European leg includes a special series of shows in the city he considered his second home. In London, he’ll play 4 sold-out shows across 3 nights at Cafe OTO with special guests each night. He will continue the tour in

MIKE is continuing an unprecedented run of releases at a clip we haven’t seen in his career thus far. His collaborative tape with Tony follows his celebrated joint album Faith is a Rock with The Alchemist and Wiki and his own critically acclaimed solo effort Burning Desire. At 25, MIKE has already built a weighty discography with numerous critically celebrated albums that have earned him Pitchfork’s Best New Music accolade twice. He concluded 2023 by performing at both Pitchfork London and Paris festivals and touring with Earl Sweatshirt and The Alchemist.