Mikey Freedom Hart

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Mikey Freedom Hart is a 100% multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, arranger, and producer based in New York. He most recently co-wrote and produced two songs on the latest Genesis Owusu album ‘Struggler’, worked across A$AP Rocky’s “Same Problems?” alongside Tyler The Creator and Thundercat, co-produced Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero ft. Bleachers”, and “Shining Star ft. Brittany Howard and Verdine White” on the ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ soundtrack. Mikey won a GRAMMY for Album of The Year with Jon Batiste in 2022, and was nominated for his work on two albums in that category: Jon Batiste – We Are and Taylor Swift – Evermore. He also contributed to many tracks across Swift’s 2020 AOTY winning Folklore, playing over 15 different instruments which he self-recorded during Covid lockdown.

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Hart was classically trained in piano since age three and picked up his immense sense of music and harmony in the church and on the street. At age 16, he moved to New York City to pursue a music career and began busking in the subways and parks. Since then, Hart has contributed to records for A$AP Rocky, Lil Yachty, Jon Batiste, Blood Orange, Bleachers, Wet, Portugal. The Man, Omar Apollo, Empress Of, Tei Shi, Albert Hammond Jr, Taylor Swift, Soccer Mommy, Foushee, Zacari, Lana Del Rey, The Chicks, The Cranberries, Florence and the Machine, Santigold, and many more.

  • Jon Batiste - "FREEDOM" - WE ARE (Producer)
  • Brittany Howard & Verdine White - "Shining Star" - Minions: The Rise of Gru (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Writer / Producer)
  • Blood Orange - "Hope feat. Puff Daddy & Tei Shi" - Negro Swan (Writer / Producer)
  • Portugal the Man - "Easy Tiger" - Woodstock (Writer / Producer)
  • Tei Shi - "Thief" - La Linda (Writer / Producer)
  • Tei Shi - "No Juegues" - La Linda (Writer / Producer)
  • Tei Shi - "Alone in the Universe" - La Linda (Writer / Producer)
  • Tei Shi - "Grip" (Writer / Producer)
  • Empress Of - "Hold Me Like Water" - I'm Your Empress Of (Writer / Producer)
  • Ex Reyes - "Keeping U In Line" - Do Something EP (Writer / Producer)
  • Addison Grace - "Getting Used To" (Writer / Producer)
  • Halima - "Talk" (Writer / Producer)
  • Sipper - "Off" (Writer / Producer)
  • Doe Paoro - "Loose Plan" - Soft Power (Writer / Producer)
  • Anna Shoemaker - "Long Drive Home" - Everything's Fine (I'm Only on Fire) (Writer / Producer)
  • Pepper Lewis - "Planetarium" (Writer / Producer)
  • Pepper Lewis - "Same Stuff" (Writer / Producer)
  • Pepper Lewis - "The Gucci Song" - She Told Me to Sing My Heart Out EP (Writer / Producer)