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Marley Bleu is a 21 year old wunderkind from Santa Clarita, CA

The gifted vocalist was destined for a career in music, sharing lineage with rock & roll legend Chuck Berry. Marley's father and brother are also musicians, making her foray into the medium all the more inevitable.

For Marley, it was the careers of Ariana Grande, Yebba and Victoria Monet that truly inspired her to pursue her passion. Marley's "Ariana Venti" costume scored her a repost from the "Sweetener" star back on Halloween 2018, while a mutual appreciate of each others voices lead to a phone call conversation with Yebba.

TikTok helped introduce Marley to the world, with several of her singing videos receiving love from the likes of Sean Hamilton, Timbaland and Drake. Marley's background in a cappella singing groups is the inspiration behind her "looping videos", where she reconstructs a song using just her voice. Covers of Lauryn Hill, Doja Cat, Beyonce and more have helped her rack up over 4 million likes on TikTok alone. Her talent and rising popularity helped Marley secure a deal with Republic Records in May of 2021. Marley is currently in the studio with likes of Sean Hamilton, Kuk Harrell, Pharrell, Supa Dups, Maneesh, Pop Wansel and Sounwavve crafting her debut project. She describes her first body of work as "more pop than R&B, but more R&B than Soul."

For Marley, the goal is to share her gift and inspire. Born to a black father and white mother, Marley says one of her biggest hopes is to teach people "there's no right way to be black or bi-racial." She also hopes to motivate women to live lives free of stereotypes and limiting beliefs. With her music debut being prepped for 2023, Marley also has hopes to venture off into the worlds of film and television and explore different opportunities to tell stories and "spread love and unity within different communities."

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