The Cool Kids are a hip-hop duo from Illinois. The duo consists of Mikey Rocks and Chuck Inglish (originally from Detroit). Their single “Black Mags” is featured in a late 2007 Rhapsody TV commercial. The Cool Kids have been and currently are on tour with M.I.A… They have also been featured in the video game NBA Live 08 as well as MLB 2K8 with the song “88”, and in season 4 episode 2 (“The First Cut Is the Deepest”) of HBO’s Entourage with the song “Mikey Rocks”. They say that their influences are 1980’s and 1990’s rap. Listed in Rolling Stone’s “Ten Artists to Watch in 2008”.
HISTORY (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cool_Kids
The members of The Cool Kids met in 2005 when Reed found a beat on the Internet that Ingersoll had produced. The two met to discuss terms of the beat’s sale, and eventually ended up recording for two hours. They were inspired by hip hop in the 1980s and artists like Eric B. & Rakim. Ingersoll began promoting the new duo’s material, and it was eve...