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Marley Marl in Nottingham, England 1999
September 30, 1962 |
New York City, New York, United States
|Origin||Queensbridge, Long Island City, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.|
Marlon Williams (born September 30, 1962), better known by his stage name Marley Marl, is an American DJ, record producer, rapper and record label founder, primarily operating in hip hop music. He is credited with influencing a number of hip hop icons such as RZA, DJ Premier, and Pete Rock. He was also featured on Eric B. & Rakim's "Paid In Full" from their debut album which was also recorded in his studio. As a producer, one notable project was LL Cool J's Mama Said Knock You Out.