​12 year old Marcus N. Meadows II has been playing the the drums since he was 8 months old. He has evolved into a piano, electric, and acoustic guitar player. His passion for music has been heavily influenced by his father Marcus Sr., who has a deep appreciation for music, and has now passed it on to his son. Marcus Meadows II has an appetite for multiple genres of music, which includes, classic rock, funk, jazz, blues, and soul. He listens to artist such johnnie "Guitar" Watson, Nirvana, Parliament Funkadelic, Mint Condition and Eric Reed. He is currently utilizing his love for music and putting it to good use by producing soundtracks. He aspires to be a producer, and a strong force in the music industry. 

Marcus is also an outstanding baseball player and when we asked what he wanted to do in the future and he expressed that he wants to do both. He will go as far as baseball will take him, but he will always have music to fall back on.

Watch his interview and you will hear one of the tracks he has already made. 

Youth on the rise

Marcus Meadows: Plays to the Beat

Posted March 29, 2017
By Asha Smith