September 30, 1962 |
New York City, New York, United States
||Queensbridge, Queens, New York, U.S.
||CEO, DJ, record producer, rapper
||Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros./Def Jam Records/Barely Breaking Even
||MC Shan, Juice Crew, Kool G. Rap, King Tee, Rakim, LL Cool J, KRS-One, Masta Ace, Pete Rock, Nas, TLC (group), Lords of the Underground
|Akai MPC-60, E-mu SP-1200, Roland TR-808
Marlon Williams (born September 30, 1962), better known as Marley Marl, is an American DJ, record producer, and record label founder, primarily operating in hip hop music.
Marl was referenced on Biggie Smalls' track "Juicy" as being one of Smalls' early influences. His music has also influenced RZA, DJ Premier, and Pete Rock.