Independent artist Marcus Troy is tapping in from North Jersey whose sound channels a comparison to Mos Def mixed with Drake with Blueprint era Hov. He started his music 7 years ago and has not looked back since. A huge accomplishment of his has been receiving over 400k streams on SoundCloud on one of his which. Made him only want to go harder in his craft. His newest project is set to be released this Summer and you can get to know him below!
What inspired your artist name?
My Real name is Marcus… middle name Troy also my fathers’s names. Powerful names from ancient history Marcus Aurilles arguably one of the greatest philosophical emperors of all time and the city of Troy that has a lot of ancient history tied to it
Aside from music do you have any side hobbies?
I’m a big gym guy. I love learning about anything so I’m an avid reader and movie watcher. I just love things culture
Who is your biggest motivation?
My biggest motivation is definitely the man who I envision myself to be in five years. Just constantly trying to catch up to him
What is the best piece of advice you received? From who?
The best piece of advice came from my man’s Var from the city who just always tells me going. When you stop moving you stop living.. very important piece of advice for anyone pursuing anything
What is one goal you hope to achieve in the next year? How or what will you do to achieve it?
The goal next year is definitely to drop my next project “Amazing Times.” Want a couple of songs to reach the radio and hopefully maybe get a video on the TV.. would be great. Also a colors session lol
Why should people listen to your music?
I think people who want to listen to good music. Authentic music should definitely check me out
YouTube: Marcus Troy Official