The Marlon Binns Story - a deeply personal mixtape
The Marlon Binns story is the title of the newly released mixtape by singer and songwriter, Marlon Binns.
The mixtape, a deeply personal 15-track compilation inspired by real-life situations witnessed by Binns, is engrossed with his soulful and unique flavour. It features dancehall icon, Bounty Killer, with a special dedication, Mama You Know.
Complied and mixed by German label Philtunes Music, The Marlon Binns Story showcases efforts from local powerhouse Payday Music, Track House and Punch This Records.
According to Binns, his desire is to have listeners "get closer to his creator's, positive energy and be able to feel its reality." He describes the lyrics on the mixtape as relatable. You can feel the love, friendship, good and bad. I share my perspective of life and express personal emotions. It's uplifting and demonstrates why I am here today".
Being the son of a minister, Marlon Binns is of a strong spiritual background. He recently released his own rendition of, O Holy Night, perfectly timed for the upcoming Christmas season, which is now available on YouTube.
Though of a robustly religious background, he bears a strong appreciation for popular music. He expresses high respect to Bounty Killer, whom he credits for his accomplishments in music. He is a proud member of Killer's Alliance Next Generation movement.
He has already delivered sensational performances in the US, Canada, England, South Africa, Trinidad and
several Caribbean islands. Binns now looks toward, a 2016 Europe tour, based on the response to the mixtape.