Hailing from Virginia (USA), Marcoof500 is an up-and-coming hip-hop artist and entrepreneur paving his own way to the top, through an honest mix of precise bars and slick production. Inspired by the likes of Lil JoJo, Tay Sav and PBG, the young rapper has been an emerging name in the underground game for some time now. Starting out as CEO of his own label, ‘500entertainmentllc’ (500 Cartel. Marco is steadily on the rise following a string of successful, well-received releases.

Interview by Tim Brown

Where did you grow up?
I grew up all over, Started in Virginia where I claim everything the. Moved to Georgia, Florida, Cali then out to Hawaii. I’m going back to the south though.

What started you on music?
I started wanting to do music when people was telling me bruh you can spit, you got bars, basically just juicing my head up.

Who are your favorite artist?
My favorite artist consist of Black Youngsta, Lil JoJo, FBG Duck, Young Pappy, Tay Sav, Lil Jay.

Where have your last events been?
My last Events have been in Okinawa, Japan and Honolulu, Hawaii. I actually got a mini tour for the cartel in Jan.

Have you been on the radio?
I’ve been streamed over the radio yes.

How do you feel about the internet in the music business?
I feel like it’s a blessing or a curse. Sometimes it might be both. You either get your name praised or drug through the dirt.