Mike Sherm is an American rapper and hip-hop artist, who gained recognition for his music in the Bay Area rap scene. He’s made a name for himself on social media networks, such as SoundCloud and YouTube.
— Mike Sherm (@MikeSherm_) February 18, 2020
Early life, family, education
Mike Sherm was born on 30 September1996, in Antioch California. He grew up in Victoria, British Colombia with his family. Not much has been disclosed about his parents and siblings, as he prefers to keep them away from the spotlight.
There is also limited information regarding his education. However, there are some reports that say that he was suspended from high school at one point due to his anger issues.
His family wasn’t financially wealthy, so he grew up in relative poverty and had to find ways to get by. He loved listening to hip-hop and rap artists who came from similar backgrounds as he did, most notably Eminem, who inspired him to pursue a career in rap himself, and to dream of escaping poverty this way.
Mike Sherm’s music career began around 2012, when he created his YouTube channel and began publishing his original songs. He also created a SoundCloud profile around that time, and published his first song “Stuck Up.” So far, he’s published 67 tracks on his profile, and has over 160,000 followers.
On the other hand, his YouTube account features his friends’ and collaborators’ music as well. His channel has over 500,000 followers, and more than 2,000 uploaded music and lyrics videos. Many of his music videos reached a wide audience and have attracted tens of millions of views.
Here are some of his most popular songs uploaded on his channel:
The most viewed video is a rap song entitled “AssHole”, with more than 50 million views. The song was uploaded on 1 January 2017, and focuses on typical hip-hop themes, such as relationship and flaunting of material wealth. It features him with some friends singing, dancing and playing pool in a large mansion.
Another of his hit songs in entitled “Baby,” and was uploaded to the platform on 15 October 2021. The song, which has over 10 million views and nearly 90,000 likes, features themes of love and relationship in a typical hip-hop manner. The song doesn’t have a music video, but has a cover photo of Mike sitting in a dune buggy wearing a bandana.
In April of 2022, he uploaded a music video to his song “Ballin,” which was filmed by AdamKG; it’s earned nearly eight million views, and over 70,000 likes. The song features a catchy rhythm and an energetic mood with topics of pride and passion. Mike is seen singing and dancing in a house surrounded by a forest. He wears an unusual hoodie, with a dinosaur themed hood.
Mike has also been featured in several ClydeTheMack songs and music videos, most notably the songs “No Love” and “3x Crazy”, which have achieved wide success, with “No Love” reaching over 25 million views, and “3x Crazy” over 3,5 million. He also collaborated with artists Shawn Eff and Nef the Pharaoh for the song titled “Imma Dog,” published on his channel in May 2018, reaching over 12 million views, and regarded as one of his best performances.
Aside from uploading his songs online, Mike Sherm also frequently performs live in concerts and private venues; his events are usually in high demand, and often sell out. He’s currently on tour across several states until 17 December 2023, visiting locations such as Phoenix, Arizona, Portland, Oregon, and end his journey in Santa Cruz, California. Tickets to his shows are selling fast, with many already being sold out.
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Social media presence
Mike also has a vibrant Instagram presence, with his profile reaching nearly 400,000 followers. He uses the platform to promote his work and live performances in the form of reels. He frequently posts photos of himself holding money and posing in front of luxury cars or private planes. His profile is captioned with the words “selfmade.”
Friendship with G-Bo Lean
Mike Sherm is often seen alongside his old-time friend G-Bo Lean, another popular hip-hop artist. He gained fame 2016, when he posted a hit diss track called “Disrespectful.” The track has over 200,000 views on SoundCloud.
In October 2023, Mike posted several G-Bo’s songs on his YouTube channel, which have seen limited success.
Mike has not publicly disclosed any information about his past or current relationships, preferring to keep his privacy. However, in February of 2023, he uploaded a photo with a child on his Instagram, speculated to be his, based on a later photo captioned with the words: “Being Selfish To My Kid That’s Not Respectable.” The child is wearing a T-shirt with the words “That’s an awful lot of baby milk” printed on it.
He hasn’t revealed any information about his child, including name and who the mother is.
Mike Sherm is 5ft 10ins (1.77m) tall and weighs around 160lbs (73kg). He has short black hair, with deep black eyes. He frequently wears trendy techwear, including popular brands such as Nike and Adidas. His style leans towards comfort and functionality, which complements his personality as a hip-hop artist and star.
Mike has a great interest in fashion, particularly sneakers, and boasts a large collection of expensive and unique shoes. His favorite sneakers are Nike Jordans and he follows all the newest trends.
Hobbies and interests
He has a big passion for luxury cars and has a small collection himself. He loves old classic cars, and has shared some photos on his Instagram posing in front of them. Most notably, he has a photo with an orange Chevrolet Chavelle SS cabrio.
Mike loves to travel, and has been to many destinations around the world. On his Instagram profile he’s shared photos from his trip to Costa Rica, which took place in 2022.
In late-2023, Mike Sherm has an estimated net worth of around $800,000. His financial success comes mostly from monetization of his songs, and frequent live performances.