“I’ve learned these past four, five years, you have to push your boundaries,” says Mike Stud in the new promo for his forthcoming Esquire Network show with the working title Mike Stud Project.
After a life-changing injury, the former All-American baseball star took his talents to the mic, launching his career with the viral hit “College Humor.” Cameras will follow the rapper — who has racked up over 60 million views on YouTube and landed three No. 1 hip-hop albums (2013’s Relief, 2014’s Closer and 2016’s These Days) on iTunes — as he encounters the highs and lows of fame.
“The music was my second chance to chase a dream,” he says in the video. “This is what it’s all about.”
The eight-episode docu-series — produced by Den of Thieves, executive produced by Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Alexandra Lipsitz and co-executive produced by Jordan Barrow, Jared Morell and Austin Rosen — airs this summer.