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Marvin Young (II)


Marvin Young, best known as rapper Young MC, had a huge start to his music career with his 1989 debut album "Stone Cold Rhymin'". It had two major mainstream hits with "Bust A Move" and "Principal's Office". However, his follow up album, 1991's "Brainstorm", barely made a ripple on the charts, and 1993's "What's The Flavor?" was a complete flop, ... See full bio »

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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Reese Witherspoon/David Sedaris/Rae Sremmurd (2014) ... (writer: "Wild Thing" - uncredited)
- Justin Timberlake (2014) ... (writer: "Wild Thing" - uncredited)
 2014 The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (TV Movie) (performer: "Principal's Office") / (writer: "Principal's Office")
 2012 Pitch Perfect (performer: "Bust A Move", "212 vs. Bust A Move" (uncredited) - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust A Move", "212 vs. Bust A Move" (uncredited))
 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (performer: "Bust a Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust a Move")
 2012 The We and the I (as Young MC, ""I Come Off") / (performer: "Bust A Move", "Principal's Office", "Know How", "Got More Rhymes" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust A Move", "Principal's Office", "Know How", ""I Come Off", "Got More Rhymes")
  New Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Kryptonite (2011) ... (performer: "Bust A Move" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bust A Move" - uncredited)
 2010 Dance Central (Video Game) (writer: "Bust A Move")
 2010 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dancing with the Stars 3 (2010) ... (writer: "Bust a Move" - uncredited)
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... (writer: "Bust a Move")
 2009 The Blind Side (performer: "Bust a Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust a Move")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mash-Up (2009) ... (writer: "Bust a Move" - uncredited)
 2009 Whip It (performer: "Know How" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Know How")
 2009/I Up in the Air (performer: "Bust A Move" (1989) - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust A Move" (1989))
 2009 Obsessed (writer: "Wild Thing")
 2009 17 Again (performer: "Bust a Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust a Move")
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2007) (performer - 1 episode, 2005)
- The Birthday Party (2007) ... (writer: "Funky Cold Medina" - uncredited)
- Joy's Wedding (2005) ... (performer: "Bust a Move" - as Young MC, uncredited)
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Mirror Image (2006) ... (writer: "Funky Cold Medina" - uncredited)
 2006 Totally Awesome (TV Movie) (writer: "Wild Thing" - as M. Young)
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (performer: "Bust a Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Funky Cold Medina", "Bust a Move")
 2006 Keeping Up with the Steins (writer: "Funky Cold Medina" - as M. Young)
 2006 Shut Up and Sing (writer: "Wild Thing")
 2005 Yes, Dear (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Senior Olympics (2005) ... (as Young MC, "Bust a Move" (1989))
 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.98 (2005) ... (writer: "Wild Thing")
 2003 Grind (performer: "Bust a Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust a Move")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (writer: "Wild Thing")
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1989 (2002) ... (writer: "Funky Cold Medina")
 2002 Dark Blue (writer: "Wild Thing")
 2002 Like Mike (writer: "Funky Cold Medina")
 2002 Filthy McNasty (Video) (writer: "Bust A Move")
 2001 Max Keeble's Big Move (writer: "Big Move")
 2001 Don't Say a Word (writer: "Funky Cold Medina")
 2001 The Animal (writer: "Wild Thing")
 2001 See Spot Run (performer: "Bust A Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust A Move")
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (performer: "Bust A Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust A Move" - as Marvin Bruce Young)
 2000 Bedazzled (writer: "Wild Thing")
 2000 The Replacements (writer: "Bust A Move")
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (performer: "Bust A Move" - as Young MC) / (writer: "Bust A Move", "Funky Cold Medina")
 1997 Steel (writer: "Must a Move")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sign Here (1993) ... (performer: "Principal's Office" - as Young MC)
 1991 Mystery Date (writer: "Funky Cold Medina")
 1990 Ferris Bueller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Between a Rock and Rooney's Place (1990) ... (writer: "Funky Cold Medina")
  Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1990) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Use a Slurpy, Go to Jail (1990) ... (performer: "Bust a Move" - uncredited)
- Pilot (1989) ... (writer: "Wild Thing" - uncredited)
 1990 Downtown (performer: "PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE" - as Young M.C.)
 1989 Uncle Buck (performer: "GOT MORE RHYMES", "BUST A MOVE" - as Young MC) / (writer: "GOT MORE RHYMES", "WILD THING (WILD BEATS)", "BUST A MOVE")
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Fall (1989) ... (writer: "Wild Thing" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Young M.C. | Young MC

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Star Sign:

Taurus

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