Mic Jordan, a hip-hop artist and an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe Tribe in Belcourt, ND, where music heavily influenced his childhood.
In addition to his own musical endeavors, Mic also leads hip-hop writing workshops for young people and is a sought-after speaker, having delivered the keynote address at the Sitting Bull College Youth Summit, University of South Dakota Building Bridges Conference, and many others. Mic serves as a Turnaround artist for the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. Mic was named 2016 North Dakota Hip Hop Artist of the year. He speaks directly to youth about the issues of alcoholism, and suicide. He shares his life story and how he overcame adversity with the power of music.
As a musician, Mic Jordan indigenizes hip-hop, bending the genre to tell his story in an honest way that reflects the positive values of his traditional culture.