Marlo Bloxson, better known by his stage name MarloDaMartian, is an American DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and media personality. Marlo first gained prominence as a rapper in the early 2000s and was nominated for multiple awards.
Marlo Bloxson, known by “MarloDaMartian” or simply “Lo” was born in Cleveland, OH to a musically driven family therefore, the creative rhythm was in his blood. Since early childhood, music has played the captain of this Martian’s ship. When asked about his greatest childhood memory, Marlo tells a story of a competition held by Fisher-Price. Although he didn’t win the competition, his rendition of Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”, earned him his first taste of recognition and praise from both the judges and the audience. Marlo fell in love with that moment and instantly became addicted to music.
Growing up listening to Al Green, The Isley Brothers, and James Brown playing from his Dad’s old record player, Marlo began his career as a singer and songwriter. His soulful beginnings transcended to R&B with the influence of Prince, Boyz II Men, and Stevie Wonder. Between Marlo’s repartee and early love of Hip-Hop, his Rapping career became inevitable. Throw in house music from his Midwest roots and some Rock & Roll and you have a concrete blueprint for an unstoppable entertainer.
Marlo’s variety of influences, experiences, and developments have given him the tools to expand and sharpen his remarkable songwriting skills which are definitively light years beyond the rest. From poetic R&B to visionary Rock, from imaginative Pop songs to stimulating Rap, MarlpDaMartian proves his ability to blend genres and write revolutionary songs.
Marlo made his youthful debut opening at a James Brown concert as well as working with Gerald Levert and several other artists. Marlo earned the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition and placed in the top ten of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. MarloDaMartian is an award-winning DJ & 3x award-nominated singer, songwriter, residing in the Atlanta area. This renowned Artist can be heard and seen doing various weekly events in the Atlanta area.