We had the good fortune of connecting with Marcus Alland and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Marcus, what is the most important factor behind your success?
The most important factor behind my brand would be consistency. Consistency is very important behind any business or brand and it definitely helped me along my journey.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Well I’m a rap artist and a producer. I can honestly say that all of my music has a message that you can take away from. Professionally, I made it where I am today by networking, honing my craft, and staying consistent in creating musical content. The biggest challenge for me is the financial. As an independent artist in the music industry, money is a factor when it comes to studio time, visuals, marketing, etc. A huge lesson i’ve learned along my journey is to not worry about the things that are out of your control and to remain patient. Patience is key to so much in the business.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Well I reside in the DMV metropolitan area. So one of my favorite spots to go out to in DC would be spot called Decades. It has multiple floors with different genres of music and its a very dope spot. I love soul food and the best spot for me would be Levi’s. Their fried chicken is the truth. Also, america’s best wings has the best wings with endless flavors. I also like to hit up the smithsonian museums during the spring/summer time.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Trilogy Sound Studio plays a big part in my brand and musical journey. The studio delivers an amazing quality when recording, mixing and mastering. I can’t stress enough how much I appreciate Trilogy. One of the engineers JL Brown is the reason for a few of the records I have out currently.

Website: drum.io/marcusalland

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marcusalland/?hl=en

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarcusAlland?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marcusalland23/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwbx_gomyv20sNn5BdSgwag

Image Credits
J. Perk Productions

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