- Homebase: Atlanta, GA
Hailing from Atlanta by way of the T. Dot (Toronto, Canada), DJ Marcel has been a figure in Atlanta’s music industry for nearly a decade. He began his journey at the 100,000 watt powerhouse college station, WRAS, as a part of the nationally recognized Weekend Wreckin’ Crew. Under his influence, the station received a slew of nominations and awards including Creative Loafing’s Best College Station (2002), Best Hip Hop Show (2002), and Best Hip Hop Radio Station (2003) during his tenure as Music and Program Director. With a strong appetite for various styles of urban and a refreshingly different perspective, he programmed and hosted a variety of shows he also hosted award winning programming featuring Hip Hop, Neo Soul, Spoken Word and Reggae. DJ Marcel regularly releases mixtapes highlighting more progressive and avant-garde selections, ranging from Neo Soul to underground Hip Hop but you’re just as likely to find him in the club mixing today’s hits while entertaining the crowd by toasting on the mic. More than just a DJ, Marcel is a freelance writer, voice over talent, spoken word poet, and a community soldier with a keen interest in politics and social affairs. He carries his strong opinions and ethics into every project he involves himself with; his passion for his crafts cannot be denied.