From his name My’Key Iso to his looks, lyrics, and vibe, everything about this Houston born musical talent screams unique! His style of music can be said to be poetic Rap with a refreshing mixture of jazz, soul, and live instrumentations. HipHop On Deck couldn’t have said it better when they highlighted the fact that “His poems speak volumes through his music. His poetic style and wordplay will have listeners locked into what he has to say.”
My’Key Iso was born Michael Isokpehi in Houston, Texas; with roots from Nigeria, Africa. Iso is the exact example of the phrase “Best Of Both Worlds”. My’key developed a passion for music stemming from the love of writing art through poems.
First Name My’Key; Last Name Iso
My’Key – the apostrophe being inspired by OutKast, one of his most esteemed musical inspirations, and Iso, deriving from his hard-to-pronounce last name “Isokpehi” while also attributing to his introverted and therefore isolated personality.
Over the last few years, My’Key Iso has expanded his musical talents not only across Houston but across the state of Texas; performing at major universities like the University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Houston as well as the acclaimed SXSW music festival. Outside of the college scene, he’s made bigger strides to perform on nationwide platforms being one out of over 500 artists chosen to perform at McDonald’s and Revolt TV’s Local Love Tour – a tour designed to highlight the best local talent across the country.