Mike Will Made It‘s “23” music video was definitely influenced by Michael Jordan. The record features Miley Cyrus, Juicy J, and Wiz Khalifa who references Jordan throughout their verses. Mike WiLL Made It was recently interviewed, and he touched on how MJ felt about the video that was created.
“The first day the video came out, [Michael Jordan] saw the video and he liked it,” Mike WiLL explained in an interview with MTV “He was like, ‘Man I like the video.’ He was like, ‘Thanks a lot.’…He said he watched it a couple of times right then and there and he had to reach out to me.”
Mike Will also explained how the shoes were a major focus throughout the whole video.
“I understand that sneaker culture and I understand that Jordan culture,” Mike WiLL Made It explained. “I know you want to get Miley looking fine as hell right here. I know you want to get Wiz and Juicy…But at the same time we have to get these shoes.”
Check out Mike Will’s interview below.