Mr. Marcelo

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Mr. Marcelo
Birth name Jisaidie Hicks
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2000 — present
Labels Jet Life Recordings, No Limit/Priority
Associated acts Master P, C-Murder, 504 Boyz, Mac, Ghetto Commission, Currensy

Mr. Marcelo is an American rapper who was briefly signed to No Limit Records in 2000. Taking his name from New Orleans mobster, Carlos Marcello,[1] Mr. Marcelo released his debut album, Brick Livin' through No Limit Records on July 25, 2000. Though it received good reviews, the album failed to make it very high on the charts, only making it to #172 on the Billboard 200 and #43 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It was his only hit.

Biography[edit]

Mr. Marcelo was born and raised in the Magnolia Projects of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the elder brother of rapper Currensy.[2] He achieved local success in 1992 with a song called "Hey P-Popper", which was a very popular dance at that time.[citation needed]

In 2000 he was featured on the 504 Boyz single "Whodi", and released his first album, Brick Livin', his only hit.[3] In 2001 he released a second album, Streetz Got Luv 4 Me, which was not successful. He released a third album, Still Brick Livin' , in 2004 on his own label, Brick Livin Entertainment, and a fourth album, Son of Magnolia, in 2006 on the Ball or Fall Records label. He has also released several mixtapes through Brick Livin Entertainment.

Discography[edit]

Year Album Chart Positions
US US Hip-Hop Heatseekers
2000 Brick Livin' 172 43 9
2001 Streetz Got Luv 4 Me
2004 Still Brick Livin'
2006 Son Of Magnolia

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2008: I Don't Talk It, I Live It
  • 2011: 48 Laws of Power
  • 2012: The Big Homie
  • 2013: Return of the Big Homie
  • 2013: OG Luv Dat OG
  • 2014: OG Luv Dat OG 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Biography: Mr. Marcelo". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "8 Rappers Doper Than Their Brothers". 2010-03-23. Archived from the original on 2010-04-07. Retrieved 2011-12-25. 
  3. ^ "Mr. Marcelo". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2011-12-25.