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Welcome to Mike Posner Hits, the Official Fansite for American Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, poet, producer, and podcaster, Mike Posner. You may know him from his chart-topping hits like "Cooler Than Me," "Please Don't Go," "Bow Chicka Wow Wow" (feat. Lil Wayne), and "I Took A Pill In Ibiza" (Seeb Remix). You may also know him as a member of the alternative hip-hop and R&B duo Mansionz with Blackbear. The fansite aims to provide you with all the latest news, photos, videos, and much more on Mike Posner and Mansionz. Thank you for visiting!

Mike Posner Talks with Rich Roll

Mike Posner Talks with Rich Roll

Mike Posner sat down with Rich Roll for an episode on his podcast series, The Rich Roll Podcast. In this episode, Mike sings “Stuck In The Middle,” and discusses his music career, Avicii, walking across America, and more. Now available to listen on iTunes and Spotify, or watch their full conversation in the video below!

Sometimes the failure in the moment is not really a failure, it's a step on the path to success. - Mike Posner

Mike Posner On Making Art, Embracing Grief & Walking Across America

An accomplished singer, songwriter, poet & producer, Mike Posner knows what it’s like to be rich and famous.

He also knows what it’s like to be forgotten. To grieve. To grow. To embrace that which is most important. And ultimately express his truth through art.

This is the story of a remarkable talent’s attempt to live an artist’s life — the struggles faced and lessons learned along his most mercurial path.

In 2010, while still an undergraduate at Duke, the Detroit native’s career exploded with the release of his debut song “Cooler Than Me.” The irresistible pop song topped charts worldwide, selling more than two million copies and launching him into the stratosphere almost overnight.

But fame is fleeting. Unable to immediately top his debut, Mike’s solo career soon faltered. Turning to writing, Mike spent the next several years behind the curtain churning out hit songs for everyone from Justin Bieber (“Boyfriend”) and Maroon 5 (“Sugar”) to Pharrell, Snoop Dogg, Nick Jonas, and Avicii.

Then, in 2016, his career as a solo artist once again blossomed. A remix of his song “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” unexpectedly surfaced as an international smash on the electronic dance scene, landing him a Grammy nomination for Best Song that year.

Not long after, Mike was hit with a trifecta of heartache. He weathered a break up with his girlfriend. His father passed after a bout with brain cancer. And his friend and frequent collaborator Avicii took his own life. It was a dark time for the young musician. But the life of an artist is one of persistence. No matter what, Mike continued to show up for music.

The result, and his best work to date, is the recently released album, A Real Good Kid — a mature, vulnerable and infectious pop meditation on grief, celebrity, ego, loss, art, and personal growth.

Without a doubt, Mike is an incredibly talented musician. But what inspired this conversation has little to do with music and everything to do with character.

What draws me to this human is his spirit. An old soul with an expansive perspective on art, life, and meaning that belies his age, Mike overflows with emotional wisdom forged from experience. And his unbridled, authentic enthusiasm for life and personal expression is as infectious as it is instructive.

This is the story of unpredictable highs. Low lows. Love and loss. What it means to move on. And finding solace while stuck in the middle.

I first saw Mike perform before an IN-Q spoken word event several years ago and ever since have appreciated him from afar. But I fell in love with him during our conversation. I’m fairly certain you will too.

Rich Roll
You can't have what's next until you're okay with what's here now. - Mike Posner
Rich Roll and Mike Posner
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