Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Marcel P. Black featured in XXL's: 12 Baton Rouge Rappers You Should Know

The New New: 12 Baton Rouge Rappers You Should Know

Marcel P. Black via YouTube / WNC Da Label via YouTube / CodyCoyoteFilms via YouTube

Marcel P. Black

Real Profit TV via YouTube
Real Profit TV via YouTube
Hometown: Ardmore, Okla.
Twitter: @MarcelPBlack
Notable Songs: “Stare and Whisper,” “Boss” and “Trap Hop”
Sounds Like: Killer Mike before Run The Jewels
Why You Need to Know Him: Marcel P. Black originally came to Baton Rouge by way of Oklahoma, but has established himself as one of the city’s hip-hop leaders over the past decade. In addition to cultivating the local scene, Black has become an in-demand act on the regional circuit. Black’s rise has been an unlikely one, creating conscious rap in a Baton Rouge scene largely bereft of such content. The rapper found a winning formula in recent years by moving away from boom-bap beats to more traditional southern production. The switch reached its apex last year via Black’s excellent Cry Freedom LP.

Read More: The New New: 12 Baton Rouge Rappers You Should Know - XXL | http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2017/02/baton-rouge-rappers-you-should-know/?trackback=tsmclip

Marcel P. Black's March Show Dates

Next month it's 6 shows, 5 cities, 4 states in 2 weeks time. No label, booked all myself. At months end I will have 9 states under my belt.