NMNJ Artist of the Week: Marlon D USL March 29, 2015 USL Stories Hailing from Oxnard, Ca, Marlon D has been a staple in the underground hip hop scene since 2006, debuting of his first solo album Shadows Of My Reflection. He has followed the release with mixtapes and albums every year through his own imprint MD Entertainment. He has served as an opening act for numerous legends such as Guru from Gangstarr, Talib Kweli, Pete Rock, Slum Village, Dilated Peoples, Tha Alkoholiks, numerous artists from Stonesthrow Records and many more. He has been involved in the Filipino-American community all over Southern California devoting his time to organize benefit shows to raise funds for school programs, and food drives for the natural disasters that has affected the Phillippines for the past decade. Marlon D had the chance to work with artists from Stonesthrow Records such as Roc C and DJ Romes for his 5th solo release called The Resume’ which also featured Roscoe Umali and Skyzoo. On Feb 15, 2015, Marlon D released his 8th official solo album called The Deductible on mcmarlond.bandcamp.com . He has shot two videos for the first two singles “Trumpets” and “This Round’s On Me” . Trumpets will be released on Youtube on March 20. The album will also be available on all digital stores including iTunes, Beats Music, Spotify, and Xbox Music in Mid-March 2015 He is currently preparing to embark in his first U.S. national tour called “The Deductible Tour” touching cities such as Seattle, New York, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Arizona, and other spot dates all over Southern California starting in April 2015-August 2015. NOMINATED FOR: BEST HIP HOP ARTIST FOR VENTURA COUNTY MUSIC AWARDS 2014 BEST SOLO MALE ARTIST FOR URBAN UNDERGROUND AWARDS 2014 BEST SOLO MALE ARTIST FOR URBAN UNDERGROUND AWARDS 2013 DISCOGRAPHY 2006 – Shadows Of My Reflection 2007- The Road Less Traveleld 2008- Input/Oxput 2009 – Volume 4 2010 – The Resume’ (Triple Disc) featuring Roscoe Umali, Roc C, Skyzoo, and DJ Romes from Lootpack 2012- Shadows 2 2013- The Mileage 2015 – The Deductible Opened for the following acts such as Pete Rock Guru From Gangstarr Warren G Slum Village Tha Alkoholiks King T Keith Murray Canibus WC from Westside Connection Evidence, Raka Irisicience, DJ Babu (Dilated Peoples) Talib Kweli Ras Kass Chino XL Roc C Oh No DJ Romes M.E.D. Dudley Perkins Elzhi from Slum Village Big Pooh from Little Brother Tash from Tha Alkoholiks Tanya Morgan Guilty Simpson Blu Skyzoo Pacific Division Native Guns Far East Movement Scarub from The Living Legends Fatlip from The Pharcyde Scarub Cannibal Ox Abstract Rude Aceyalone Self Scientific Killah Priest Guilty Simpson Dudley Perkins 2Mex from The Visionaries LMNO LINKS: IG: @MDLENS Marlon D on MyDJ’s Radio Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.