Born and raised on the south side of Chicago is where Mike De'Cole first heard and fell in love with music. Realizing he had a gift to sing he
started listening to other greats and working on his craft.
He wrote his first song that was about heartbreak of a past love titled
"Lost Without You" that gained him some notoriety. His song was heard
on Reverbnation by Verizon Mobile and offered him a chance to perform at the Chicago talent showcase at Buddy Guys Legends as well as the
opportunity to perform at 2013 Essence Festival.
In 2016 Mike released his debut album in title of 'So It Was Written', which received great reviews and exceeded his fans expectations that year he was also nominated for best R&B Soul song for his single Find A Way To
Love by California’s HMMA (Hollywood music media arts) It was during
the same year that Mike was discovered by The World Academy of Arts, Literature and Media (WAALM) and got introduced to the best-selling author and renowned Canadian songwriter, Mosi Dorbayani. ‘When I'm with You', a song written by Mosi was Mike's first international collaboration,
which captured the attentions of European and North American R&B fans as targeted. Mike's skillful vocal deliverance of ‘When I’m with You’
qualified him to get featured on CBC Music Radio in Canada and BBC
Music in London.
"… I believe in professionalism and dedication of Mike De'cole, the R&B
rising star, whose skillful smoky voice speaks for itself. He works on his
music like a craftsman and is a dedicated professional. says Mosi Dorbayani, SOCAN/ASCAP.
In May 2017, WAALM officially signed up the vocal artist of excellence,
Mike De'cole, to team up with Mosi Dorbayani, the critically acclaimed
international songwriter to record this EP album, In 2018 Mike teamed up with Grammy Award winning artist Jamecia Bennett Of Sounds Of Blackness to write a beautiful soulful ballad titled Man 4 Me that won the USA Songwriter competition, he is now preparing to release his second
project titled 'Simply Wonderful' in the UK but releasing a EP of four songs in the states to get his fan base engaged again and he’s ready for his