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Marvin Haskins ( born January 12 ) better known by his stage name The MarTian – SMG or The MarTian, is an American recording artist, record producer, mix engineer, and entrepreneur from Buffalo, New York. People often ask, What does “ SMG ” stand for at the end of his stage-name? The meaning is an abbreviation for “Social Mobile Global” which help separate his brand from other musicians using similar stage names by just adding a random name before or after the stage-name “The Martian”. Later on, making the “T” capital in his stage-name, to avoid confusion with 2011 science fiction novel “ The Martian ” written by Andy Weir & 2015 released Movie “ The Martian ” directed by Ridley Scott, when searched on google. He is the founder and owner of Planet Rack Records, also known as Planet Rack Studio, which is a full-service entertainment company with a focus on production, publishing, management, marketing, and promotions. The company was founded April 10, 2017, and operates as a Limited Liability Corporation, identifying the audio brands by using trademark slogan, Only Few Get Selected. He is the founder, owner, and designer of apparel line “ Space Swagger ” which operates as a Limited Liability Corporation. He is the creator of signature Mohawk hairstyle called “ The MarTian Hawk ” which is inspired by his favorite Looney Character “ Marvin The Martian ” using no gel or glue to create unique hairstyle. In 2004, He created production group, called Select Music Group with his older brother Shawn Dough.In 2006, He attended Villa Maria College, for the music business, graphic design and fine arts program. He learned audio engineering and mastering from Anthony Casuccio, who is the owner of Xtream Audio Mastering, and President of Buffalo Music Hall of Fame. On February 22, 2012, He released his first single “ Party Of The Year ” featuring his brother Shawn Dough. The single was first performed live at Webster Hall, on February 27, 2012, during Coast 2 Coast MixTapes, NYC mixer edition event featuring A-Mafia, Freekey Zekey, and other performers.On May 20, 2013, He released his first studio extended player, Innovative Music and shared the stage with Shawn Dough opening up for recording artist “ Cassidy ” at Buffalo LIVE performing his second debut single “ All I Know ” from extended player Innovative Music. On July 1, 2013, He released his third single “ Champagne & Lights ” from Innovative Music and submitted the song to 93.7 WBLK radio station through B.V.O (Buffalo Very Own) contest by DJ Supreme, gaining exposure from airplay on the radio station. On August 27, 2013, He attended Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes 6th Convention at Hyatt Regency located in downtown Miami, Florida. He participated in the seminar at Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes 6th Convention hosted by Lil Fats, J- Hatch from iStandard Producers, and special guest Jahlil Beats, Baby Paul, DJ Z (DjBooth), Mike Trampe, Bigga Rankin, DJ EPPS, DJ Nasty, Hugo Diaz from Diaz Brothers, Gorilla Tek, Cyhi The Prynce, Gorilla Zoe, Freeway, Driicky Graham, Hip-Hop (DX). On August 30, 2013, He performed live at Club Therapy “ Champagne & Lights ” opening up for recording artists, N.O.R.E, Good Belt Gang, Nature, Compton’s Buck, with music by DJ Big Kap.
Hood Gospel is the first studio EP released by The MarTian – SMG under Planet Rack Records. The project has uptempo songs with dark melodies, heavy drums, and poetic vibes featuring music artist Laane V discussing their experiences in the streets.
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