The TV and film industry has seen many talented individuals position themselves as major players in the mainstream. Marcus Churchboi Askew is among these talented individuals carving out a name for himself as a super-producing powerhouse and TV/film composer. The renowned composer entered the industry as a session musician to Grammy Award-winning writers and producers in the fall of 2009.
Throughout his storied career, Marcus Churchboi Askew worked with artists such as Yung Joc, Day 26, Elle Varner, Jon B, Marsha Ambrosia, and Kehlani, to name a few. He also ghost-produced two Grammy-nominated albums and teamed up with the super production team Urban Rockstarz. The collaboration pushed him to take a leap of faith and move to Los Angeles, California, where much of his success is currently based.
Marcus Churchboi Askew garnered over 150 TV/film placements for major networks such as VH1, BET, MTV. He also did the theme song for the hit TV show R&B Divas LA. His astounding credentials speak for themselves. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Music Technology, a Master’s degree in Sociology and Divinity with a concentration in Spiritual Outreach, and a doctorate in Music Interpretation with a specialization in Self-Actualization.
“I learned to get over what other people think, but it took me a while to overcome this challenge,” said Marcus Churchboi Askew. “When your sense of pleasure and satisfaction are derived from comparing yourself to others, you are no longer the master of your own destiny. While it’s impossible to turn off your reactions to what others think of you, you don’t have to hold up your accomplishments to anyone else’s, and you can always take people’s opinions with a grain of salt. That way, no matter what other people are thinking or doing, your self-worth comes from within.”
Marcus Churchboi Askew specializes in music composition, music production, songwriting, piano techniques, and overall music architecture. With his solid reputation in the industry, he has garnered a lot of buzz within the industry through word-of-mouth referrals and client testimonials. He has been featured in various mainstream news outlets such as FOX, NBC, and CBS. He has grown his personal brand through the cultivation of his skills and expertise, allowing him to succeed in the TV/film industry and more.
“If you do a great job with one artist, it is likely they will tell their friends, family, and even colleagues when asked. People will typically choose a brand/person that has been recommended by someone they trust, over a brand/person without that personal connection,” he shared.
Marcus hopes to inspire individuals with his massive success. Through his passion, hard work and commitment to his craft, he hopes to motivate other individuals to pursue success. In the near future, he envisions himself getting more awards and inspiring the world through business and music. He hopes that his audience will know that success is all about passion, forging their own path, enjoying the moment and attaining mastery.
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