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Marcellus Long III was born in Houston, Texas. He was raised with a father, and a mother. They exposed he and his two sisters to the Jackson family's music. As a result, Long became a die-hard fan of Michael and Janet Jackson. This inspired Marcellus to begin writing songs, acting and dancing at an early age.

Marcellus got his roots singing in the choir as a child. He was a member of a select invitation only choir. Selected by board members, each child was considered one of the best singers in town. With his glee club, Marcellus toured throughout Detroit, Kentucky, Florida and the Bahamas. The group released two CDs and performed for ABC's holiday TV programming. During his childhood, Long competed in several acting and singing competitions. He received multiple first place awards from the Interscholastic Forensics Association. Marcellus hosted a show on his high school's FM radio station and was awarded by the Association of Educational Broadcasters. Marcellus made a name for himself on the local scene, but it was the success stories of teenage crooners like Justin Timberlake and Usher that motivated Marcellus to pursue music on a commercial level.

After graduating from high school, Marcellus was accepted into Berklee College of Music; the worlds top contemporary music institution. Amid his time at Berklee, Long's original music was featured on the BIRN; Berklee Internet Radio. During his studies, Marcellus was a member of the hip-hop dance club and also traveled to New York City as a member of the music business club. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelors degree in music business.

Long released his single "The Price of Fame" on Interscope Digital Distribution. The single garnered airplay on iHeartRadio's southwest market. He has also performed at the Toyota Center as well as the Staples Center; which is known as the sports and entertainment center of the world.

Although Marcellus remains unsigned, his next chapter is already unfolding. Go to his official website for more information: https://MarcellusLong.com

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