Michael Q Trucks

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Michael Q Trucks
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Born (1993-03-01) March 1, 1993 (age 31)
Ludington, Michigan
Alma mater
  • Manistee High School
  • West Shore Community College
  • Grand Rapids Community College
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Mino Trucks (father)
  • Yvonne Ramirez (mother)

Michael Q Trucks (born March 1, 1993) is an American actor, music artist, and songwriter.[1] He releases his songs under the label “Michael Q Trucks” and produces songs across multiple genres owing to his multi-cultural background.[2]

Trucks has been regarded as one of the most influential up-coming artists, best known for his singles Stay, No Love, Lost, Empty, Enough, and Lust & Pain. Since his debut in 2018, he has gained recognition and contributed to creating music that tells his personal life experiences and motivates people to accept whatever life offers and move forward amidst the odds.[3][4]

Early life and education

Trucks was born on March 1, 1993, in Ludington, Michigan, to his parents Mino Trucks and Yvonne Ramirez. He completed his education at Manistee High School and later graduated from the West Shore Community College and Grand Rapids Community College. In high school, he was the drummer in the band “Now or Never” and worked on several movie sets.

Trucks was inclined towards music and dance since his childhood days. He often participated in competitions in high school and taught kids dancing. He grew up listening to songs by Otis Redding, The Temptations, Frankie Lymon, and Prince. He began composing music, singing, and rapping at 14 and recorded his first song inside a closet using a Guitar Hero Mic.


In 2010, Trucks worked as a production assistant for the movies “What If” and “Jhonny.” In 2013, he acted as Forward in Silver Bells.[5][6][7]

In 2015, Trucks joined the United States Navy and travelled to different places to serve his duties. During this time, Trucks would create music influenced by his travel stories. He has composed songs relating to different chapters of his life during his tenure as a military man.[8][9]

In 2018, Trucks released his first three singles: “Stay,” “Lost,” and “No Love,” and gained popularity and fame as Q The Music.[10] Later in the year, Trucks launched his first EP, including his latest song, “Mine,”[11] and an official video that showcased his different talents. In 2020, Trucks released another set of three singles: “Empty,” “Enough,”[12] and “Lust & Pain.” His single “Pray for Me” was released the year after that. Currently, Trucks rebranded himself as Michael Q Trucks with the release of his latest single: “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” in April 2022.[13]

Personal life

In his free time, Trucks enjoys creating album covers and concept EPs. He also gives advice and feedback to other people through SoundBetter.[14][15]

Awards and recognition

  • United States Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Achievement Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Ribbon
  • Global War on Terrorism Ribbon
  • Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • Armed Forces Service Ribbon
  • Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • Navy Good Conduct Ribbon
  • Humanitarian Service Ribbon
  • Navy Rifle Marksman Ribbon
  • Navy Pistol Marksman Ribbon



  • Stay (2018)
  • Lost (2018)
  • No Love (2018)
  • Lust & Pain (2020)
  • Enough (2020)
  • Empty (2020)
  • Pray for Me (2021)
  • Whats Love Got to Do With It (2022)

Extended Play (EP)

  • Mine (2019)
  • Shine (2019)
  • Stay (2019)

In the media



  1. "Michael Q Trucks". IMDb. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  2. "Michael Trucks net worth and salary income estimation". People Ai. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  3. "Michael Q Trucks". Spotify. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  4. Griffin, Alina (5 September 2022). "Michael Q. Trucks, an Actor-Turned-Musician, on Becoming the "Amazon of Songwriting"". Famous Times. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  5. "How Michael Q Trucks' Passion for Storytelling Has Helped Him Become a Highly Coveted Musician and Actor". Music Observer. 6 September 2022. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  6. Thompson, Stanley (6 September 2022). "Singer-Songwriter Michael Q Trucks Weaving Stories into Lyrics and Tunes". Disrupt. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  7. Williams, Victor (5 September 2022). "Actor-Turned-Musician Michael Q Trucks Shares His Story to Inspire Aspirants Across the Globe". New York Weekly. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  8. "Singer-Songwriter Michael Q Trucks Talks Military Service and Aspirations as an Independent Artist". Artist Weekly. 5 September 2022. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  9. "Military Man and Film Star Michael Q Trucks Graces the Music Industry with His Talents". Entertainment Monthly News. 5 September 2022. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  10. "ContexttT - Q The Music". ContexttT. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  11. "Mine". play.anghami.com. 9 March 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  12. "Enough". amazon.com. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  13. Trucks, Michael Q. "Whats Love Got to Do With It created by Michael Q Trucks | Popular songs on TikTok". TikTok. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  14. "Michael Q Trucks on SoundBetter". SoundBetter. Retrieved 21 September 2022.
  15. "Michael Q Trucks on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 21 September 2022.

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