Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross Known for his distinct ability to dismantle stereotypes and build community through his music, New Rochelle, NY-born and Washington, D.C-based violinist Marvillous Beats provides yet another example of his incredible versatility with his latest project. Marvillous Beats describes his new album, Chilled Violin: Focus, as a chill-hop, lo-fi, neoclassical experience […]
Marvillous Beats: ‘People Look at Me as Bridging the Gritty Roots of Hip-Hop and Fusing It with This Super Classical Instrument’
Bronx, New York-born, D.C.-based violinist Marvillous Beats is no stranger to success. He’s produced songs for Tory Lanez, performed live with Wale, appeared with GoldLink on NPR Tiny Desk, and more. After only a few minutes with Marvillous Beats, you realize one of the secrets to his growing appeal exists in his warmth, authenticity, and ability to serve as a bridge. Learn more about Marvillous Beats’ journey, including how architecture influences his creative process, the effect of fatherhood on his art, and the role his Jamaican roots play in allowing him to inspire young Black males.