Owned and used extensively for 6 months before I sold it. Phenomenal form factor (small, compact, solidly built). The shock-mount is plastic and is somewhat flimsy and downright cheap compared to other mic shock mounts for the same price...AKG shock mounts are very expensive to replace if damaged. But, you buy a mic for its sound. This mic is very 'hot' ---gets lound quickly--- good for home recording into an audio interface. I see it working well for pop and hip/hop . The Timbre (sound of the mic) was wonderful, and it would have been my all-time favorite mic, except for a huge frequency spike that these mics have around 12-13 KHz, which can make them unacceptably bright on some sources. This mic might work well for you, but (fyi) a lot of used ones always up for sale on ebay. Again, if it worked for me, I would have been in love with it.