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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Mickey Avalon

Nominated in Weird

About Mickey Avalon

A early celebrity in the social media-launched music realm, Mickey Avalon’s internet-grown phenom has finally secured him a platinum record. Launching his career via social networking site Myspace Records back in 2006, Mickey’s “My Dick” viral single finally went platinum in 2018 after years of having a passionate cult following. Evolving from MySpace to new-era social channels, the Hollywood glam party rapper has expanded onto Instagram where he enjoys nearly 40K followers. The lewd rapper is rapidly becoming the influencer, with Inc signaling to Silicon Valley, “5 Things Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Rappers Mickey Avalon and Simon Rex.”

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