Michael Marshall (singer)

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Michael Marshall
Background information
Birth name Michael Marshall
Also known as Mike Marshall, Mike Meezy
Born (1965-10-06) October 6, 1965 (age 52)
Origin Berkeley, California
Genres R&B, hip hop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, producer
Years active 1986–present
Labels Jakilrecords
Associated acts Timex Social Club, E-40, Luniz, Keak da Sneak, Mac Dre, Equipto
Website http://www.michaelmarshallusa.com

Michael Marshall (born October 6, 1965),[citation needed] also known and credited as Mike Marshall and Mike Meezy,[1] is the former lead singer of American R&B group Timex Social Club. In 1986, he had taken an offer to join Run DMC's Raising Hell Tour, before leaving the group.[citation needed] In the 1990s, Marshall worked with the group called Mo'fessionals.[citation needed] In 1995, he did a feature for rap group Luniz and sang the chorus on their hit "I Got 5 On It", which samples Club Nouveau's "Why You Treat Me So Bad" from 1987. Marshall is the only currently active member of the Timex Social Club.[citation needed] He completed the album K.I.M. with rapper Equipto in 2004.[citation needed] He also had an international top 10 dance hit, "Your Body", with DJ Tom Novy in 2005.[citation needed] He released a solo album, Love, Lies & Life [2] with the hit song "So Young" featuring San Quinn in 2006.[citation needed] In 2008, Psychopathic Records sub-label Hatchet House released the Tunnel Runners compilation featuring Marshall alongside Bay Area horrorcore rap artist Mars on the song "They Watchin Me".[citation needed] The compilation entered the Top 25 rap albums on Billboard in its first week.[citation needed] Michael Marshall still tours and has completed his second solo R&B album,[3] Right Where I'm 'posed 2 Be.[4]


Studio albums[edit]

  • Love, Lies and Life (2005)
  • Soul of the Bay (2008)
  • In the Mean Time & In Between Time (2010)
  • Right Where I’m ‘posed 2 Be (2013)

Collaboration albums[edit]

  • Vicious Rumors (with Timex Social Club) (1986)
  • K.I.M. (with Equipto) (2004)
  • K.I.M. II: Keep It Movin' 2 Love Changes (with Equipto) (2011)
  • KIM 2.5 Forever Unfinished (with Equipto) (2017)

Extended plays[edit]

  • Simply Meezy (2013)
  • Green Room (2016)


  1. ^ Seltenrich, Nate (September 8, 2014). "Your Daily Lick: Michael Marshall Soul of the Bay (Jakil Records)". eastbayexpress.com. Retrieved March 6, 2017. 
  2. ^ "All Music Song Credits: Michael Marshall". AllMusic.com. 
  3. ^ Palmer, Tamara (September 8, 2014). "Michael Marshall: Bay Area Hook Doctor Returns Singer behind Luniz and Timex Social Club hits returns". nbcbayarea.com. Retrieved March 6, 2017. 
  4. ^ http://www.michaelmarshallusa.com/bio/