Birth Name: Yeshe Perl
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, U.S.
Years Active: 2004 - present
Genres: Hip Hop, Rap Rock
Mickey Avalon (born Yeshe Perl, December 3, 1975) is an American rapper from Hollywood, California. Avalon was raised in a non-practicing Jewish family with many turbulent experiences. His mother worked as a marijuana dealer (which Avalon began doing as well) and his father was a heroin addict. By the time he was out of his teenage years, he had prostituted himself in order to get money to support his heroin addiction. He spent time as a prostitute and drug dealer before finding success in music. During his late teens, Avalon briefly converted to Orthodox Judaism. By his early 20s, Avalon got married, had a daughter, and moved to Portland, Oregon. Upon moving to Los Angeles, he was befriende...