This episode features the MC MarXman.
MarXman’s BIO: The MarXman is an MC, event host, teacher, and entrepreneur who started his artistic career as a spoken word artist in 2001. Entering the NYC nightlife social scene in 2007, he learned the art of designing and hosting an array of parties and specialized events. His own projects received critical acclaim among his peers and social outlets, including “the NeXt Thursday” at Hotel Rivington (105 Rivington, NYC) in 2012, “the eXhibit” at Santos Party House (96 Lafayette, NYC) in 2013, and most recently the “UFMX Experience” in 2015. He currently is the premiere host for Porcci NYC, NYCROPHONE, Help Chip In, Flight Party, and other event brands and private clients. The MarXman is passionate about empowering the future. He currently serves as Client Relations Manager for NY Fencing, one of the state’s longest running youth organizations for fencing instruction. His work in education over the years inspired him to create X.eQ, a multifaceted company designed to represent progressive creatives from all ages and backgrounds. As a teacher, his Word(s) curriculum teaches advanced communication skills through spoken word performance. X.eQ continues to cultivate inspired productivity through events, apparel, education, and music.
PIECE TITLED: Why Do I Have to Say This? This short piece was inspired by the illusion of hopelessness. We often feel overwhelmed by the violence, neglect, and hatred that plague our society on a daily basis. From the fresh water crisis in Michigan to the recent passing of Dr. Sebi, the verse expresses the frustrations of being Black and socially responsible in modern America.