“Kissing Pavements” is the second offering from PG County, Maryland born artist, Marques Martin. A current New York native, Marques is a precocious beat maker and MC who crafts fresh, experimental music that’s honed by a familiar voice and infectious songwriting. Watch here
Following the release of his debut “About 2 Die”, “Kissing Pavements” with its inspired combination of gospel-sampling piano melody and blunt electronic touches form a testament to the city hustle and the existential nature of contemporary desires.
The level of intelligence in Marques’ lyricism and thrilling musical ability continues to showcase the rising artist’s Kanye and Kid Kudi -level gifts. Marques’ emergence onto the scene continues to be bold. With his acerbic social commentary and invention, Marques Martin already seems like one of the finds of the year.