Music Birthday: Mikky Ekko

🔊🎉Today, December 17, 1984, Mikky Ekko was born John Stephen Sudduth, in Shreveport, Louisiana. His 2013 ‘Stay’ collaboration with Rihanna was sampled in Drake’s ‘Days in the East.’ ‘Stay’ was co-produced Ekko, Kuk Harrell, Justin Parker and Elof Loelv, and it peaked at no. 3 on the US Hot 100. This love song stayed on the chart for 32 weeks in support of Rihanna’s 2013 studio album, “Unapologetic.” The demo version of the song is included on Ekko’s debut album, “Time.”

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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