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Marley Marl Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Marley Marl Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 90 kg
Date of Birth September 30, 1962
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Marley Marl is an American DJ, record producer, rapper, music executive, and audio engineer who is credited as one of the prominent figures in hip hop music. His discography consists of albums such as In Control, Volume 1In Control Volume II (For Your Steering Pleasure)Hip-Hop Dictionary, and Re-Entry. In addition to that, he was a member of the hip-hop collective Juice Crew.

Born Name

Marlon Williams

Other Name

Marley Marl

Marley Marl in Nottingham, England in 1999
Marley Marl in Nottingham, England in 1999 (MikaV / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

New York City, New York, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

DJ, Record Producer, Rapper, Music Executive, Audio Engineer

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals, Sampler, Drum Machine, Piano

Labels

Cold Chillin’ Records, Warner Bros., Def Jam, BBE

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $5 Million.

Build

Large

Marley Marl (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Steve Lobel in March 2022
Marley Marl (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Steve Lobel in March 2022 (Marley Marl / Instagram)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

90 kg or 198.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Marley Marl has dated –

  1. Crystal Smith (also known as Dimples D.) – Marley Marl was romantically involved with rapper Dimples D. in the past.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Imposing physique
  • Deep-set eyes
Marley Marl (Left) and LL Cool J as seen in an Instagram post in January 2021
Marley Marl (Left) and LL Cool J as seen in an Instagram post in January 2021 (Marley Marl / Instagram)

Marley Marl Facts

  1. On September 20, 1988, he released his debut studio album In Control, Volume 1 and it includes songs like We Write the Songs (ft. Heavy D and Biz Markie), The Rebel (ft. Tragedy Khadafi), The Symphony (ft. Master Ace, Craig G, Big Daddy Kane, and Kool G Rap), Keep Your Eye on the Prize (ft. Master Ace and Action), Droppin’ Science (ft. Craig G), and Live Motivator (ft. Tragedy Khadafi). The album peaked at #25 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #163 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  2. Marley Marl’s 2nd studio album In Control Volume II (For Your Steering Pleasure) was released in 1991 and it peaked at #46 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #152 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  3. Some other members of the Juice Crew included Roxanne Shante, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Masta Ace, Tragedy Khadafi, Grand Daddy I.U., DJ Chilly Q, MC Glamorous, MC Debbie Dee, and TJ Swan.
  4. Marley Marl filed a suit against Cold Chillin’ for unpaid royalties in 1996.
  5. In an interview in 1998, Nas said, “Growing up in Queensbridge it was Marley Marl and The Juice Crew that gave rap niggas like myself hope that there was another life beyond our hood… He made us believe that although we came from those wild streets, we still had a chance to change our lives.”
  6. Marley Marl’s work has influenced several hip-hop artists such as RZA, DJ Premier, Madlib, and Pete Rock. In an interview, producer Madlib stated that Marley was the first producer who inspired him to make beats.
  7. In 2001, his studio album Re-Entry was released via Barely Breaking Even Records.
  8. He made his first theatrical film appearance as World Jam Judge in the 2010 3D dance film Step Up 3D (also known as Step Up 3), a sequel to 2008’s Step Up 2: The Streets and the 3rd installment in the Step Up film series. The film stars Rick Malambri, Adam G. Sevani, Sharni Vinson, and Alyson Stoner.
  9. Vibe magazine once wrote that Marley Marl, “forever changed the sound of hip-hop with his unique beat barrages.”
  10. On The Notorious B.I.G.‘s track titled Juicy, he was referenced as being one of Biggie’s early influences.

Featured Image by MikaV / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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