New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Who is marcus.? A phenomenal artist with a distinctly laid back flow from east Memphis, Tennessee. marcus. has featured on 5 David Banner albums, including songs with T.I., Snoop, 3-6 Mafia, Jazze Pha, 8ball & MJG, Kurupt, BoneCrusher and more of hip-hop's most notable artists. marcus. also had his voice sampled on Lil Wayne's 'The Drought 6.' He's performed across the country with David Banner and Ludacris, on the hugely succesful Chicken-n-Beer Tour as well as across Canada with 50 cent and G-Unit.
He's been on NBC's Carson Daly Show, MTV's Cribs and Nick Cannon's Wildin' Out, freestyled live on NYC's famed Hot 97 alongside Fat Joe and Talib Kweli. marcus.' solo debut and certified underground classic 'Last Nite' was leaked. It hit the internet running, quickly becoming one of the most requested songs on XM radio. To date marcus.' "murzic" has seen millions of plays in almost a dozen countries including The UK, Germany, Canada and as far away as Iraq and Japan.
With a hungry new fanbase and the wind at his back, marcus. is poised to claim the spotlight and once again change the hip-hop landscape with his melodic flows, striking lyrical content, and unmistakeable slang.
"We buck out here - matter of fact Memphis was the first place to get it buck..." marcus. explains. "But there is a whole other side to our tradition - that 'pimpin,' that soul music. That's the side my music is mostly derived from. And that's the next side people need to see coming from Memphis."
Against musical backdrops reminiscent of Isaac Hayes, Al Green, Bobby Womack and others in the old-school tradition of his hometown, marcus. has created a sound he describes as "Cadillac/Chevy murzic." Read more about 'marcus.' and preview his video '4'z and 8'z or songs from the 'The Mile High Junt' by visiting his website.
marcus. 'Time n Time A'gen https://soundcloud.com/marcus-12/time-time-agen
marcus. "Eye Ball" ft. David Banner and Savvy https://soundcloud.com/marcus-12/eye-ball