Mike Alexander is a rapper and songwriter, from Peoria Illinois, who first gained national attention as the father in the group Daughter Brite and the Soda Pop Mikes. Their self-titled 1989 album included the hit “Wish We Were Grown.” Mike and his children performed with the Nintendo World Tour, and they attended the Grammys, in 1991. Mike has since developed a lecture tour to talk to kids about the dangers of guns, gun violence, and the consequences of using guns in illegal ways. He has written a song that bears the same name as his tour – “Take The Guns From Your Sons.”
Mike had to choose between music and athletics in High School. He choose athletics and set many records during his football career.
Where Are They Now
Just finished production of the Music Video for “Take The Guns From Your Sons.”
A portion of the sales from “Take The Guns From Your Sons” will be donated for burial expenses of uninsured victims.