What do you get when you have an artist who improves on his craft with every chance, has a great since of style, versatile, has great wordplay, witty, has great song writing abilities, produces his on music and can give you a show with energy and presents worthy enough to be considered to stand next to the Industries elite rappers? M@RV3LOU$ who hails from East NY Brooklyn. M@RV3LOU$ grew up with music in his blood with a Mom who loved music and was an ex-violinist and a dad who was an dancer. A funny story was that when M@RV3LOU$ was being potty trained he would never stay on the potty unless he watched music videos and at that time his favorite artist was MC Hammer. Then during the early 90's M@RV3LOU$was introduced through his Mom, Dad and Godmother to Gangsta rap and artist such as Dr.Dre, Snoop Dogg, 2PAC, Wu-tang, Biggie And Jay-Z. So no stranger to Rap or Hip Hop at the age of 11 began to rap and produce music of his own and formed a group with his cousin and in 2005 he and his cousin joined a group Warfare which is compressed of them and two other artist. They then went on to release a CD and then went off to seek solo careers. M@RV3LOU$' influences are Notorious Big for the way he crafted his songs, his storytelling and style. Jay-z also for his song crafting and storytelling, and beats. Dr.Dre for his great beats. Snoop Dogg for his witty lyrics and melodic flows and Wu-tang for their free for all rap style. When M@RV3LOU$ isn't creating he enjoys listening to Rock, Alternative Hip hop, Pop, Dance hall but he loves Soul/Funk music from the late 60's to mid 80's. His favorite artist from that time line are Willie Hutch, Al Green, Prince, Morris Day, James Brown, Bootsy Colins, Phyllis Hyman, Parliament, Issac Hayes amongst a host of others.M@RV3LOU$ like other fellow Brooklyn artist has the talent and drive to be mentioned amongst the Brooklyn greats as he progresses and works hard At his music. To succeed in this business M@RV3LOU$ believes passion, self confidence, long jevity, and perseverance are the ingredients. M@RV3LOU$' plans after getting a record deal is to start his own label and sign other underground and upcoming talents "I know how hard it is for me and if I could help other artist I would." M@RV3LOU$ with his hard work ethic and positive attitude will surely have a promising future in music.