|Native name||Darris Robins|
|Education||Berklee College Of Music|
|Organisation||Mic Check Global|
|Known for||Marketing Artists and Business’s|
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Darris Robins begin as aspiring musician and artist starting out at the age of 10 born in St.Louis MO. He attended Berklee College of Music In Boston MA but soon after dropped out.
Career[edit | edit source]
Darris Robins produced & wrote his own music, & understood how to write & compose music at a very early age. He would stay up all night preparing compositions & instrumentals that he would share constantly with his friends & family.
After dropping out of college due to the ever growing student loan debt in May 2012, he amassed over $100k+ in student loan debt at the age of 19. That pushed him into learning the business of music. The massive debt shook his foundation to the core & found himself stressed out often with debt that equals a mortgage at only 19 years old.
He started marketing his music online to pay for necessities & was his only source of income. After amassing a solid following on his own, people started to ask how do you grow your fan base, can you help me? He began freelance marketing for his peers & being outsourced to business’s for a year & started a interview/vlog series for local artists around his local town.
Nov 2013 he branded his company as Mic Check Global, a marketing agency that helps creatives, personalities & business’s grow their social media presence to connect with their targeted demographic, niche market online & establish a large following that convert into sales.
In 2015 Darris Robins created Mic Check Global Films which he began creating visual branding content that business’s can use to convey their messaging on social media to tell a story & present a new product or service.
2016 marked the year Kial McClendon from Biloxi MS joined Mic Check Global as Sales Rep Manager at age 20. He started off as a Mic Check Global client pursuing music. He soon learned that marketing & sales was his true passion & mission in life. Becoming a full time entrepreneur at 2o years old. Kial moved out of his parents house & became self sufficient on his own. Being consistently mentored by Darris he has helped hundreds of artists begin their journey of growing their fan base.
In 2018 Mic Check global officially opened their first international office in Cebu Phillipines to build business relationships with the people of Asia. The new venture includes, hiring brand team ambassadors, sponsoring artist development programs and events, and encourage intercontinental communication and expansion with the ever growing entertainment scenes that are brewing all over the continent of Asia. Mic Check Global is the first American/Asian company to embark on this venture to help emerging artists grow into full time artists and entrepreneurs.
Darris and his partners in Cebu have sponsored students to attend private school.These students have ambition to a higher education but aren’t able to afford it due to poverty and lack of opportunities. The average class room size of some public schools are 40-70 kids per class. Darris’s goal is to sponsor over 100 students by 2020.
Over the course of 5 years Mic Check Global has helped hundreds of Unsigned Independent Artist begin their journey to growing their fan base. Our mission is to help each & every artist achieve their dreams through education about investing, managing your finances, connecting with your audience to turn them into fans, & more importantly. Help you focus on becoming the artist you dream to be, while we handle the marketing in the background & be your support.