Cymarshall Law

Cymarshall Law

 Willingboro, New Jersey, USA
BandHip HopReggae

Cymarshall Law is a UK-born emcee who, at the age of 9, was moved by his Jamaican parents to the U.S. It was in New Jersey where he fell in love with hip-hop. He's since recorded 5 solo albums, including songs with KRS-One and Sean Price, has been featured in The Source, and is distributed by Sony.

Biography

The best music always comes from the heart; it is honest and almost real enough for you to touch. Enter Cymarshall Law. Born on August 29th, the same day as jazz great Charlie Parker and King of Pop Michael Jackson, Law has always taken this as a sign that he too could achieve greatness in life. When he was 9 his Jamaican parents moved his family from his birthplace in United Kingdom to the U.S. in order to give their children greater opportunities. Across the Atlantic is where Cymarshall would first meet and fall deeply in love with hip-hop.

Cymarshall has performed across the United States and Europe, making a name for himself as one of the best up-and-upcoming lyricist in the game, as well a charismatic, energetic performer who never leaves a crowd unsatisfied. In 2003 Cymarshall won an Emcee Battle at Tower Records in Philadelphia judged by platinum selling recording artists The Black Eyed Peas and has shared stages with KRS-ONE, Smif-N-Wesson, Bootcamp Click, Sean Price, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Wordsworth, The Last Emperor, Jean Grae, and Immortal Technique, among others.

In 2006, Cymarshall was one of the featured performers at Canada's 2006 DMC DJ Battle Championship. Cy was also selected to the Vans Warped Tour and crowned an EOW (End of the Weak) MC Challenge Champion in 2007. That same year Cymarshall got picked up by Rawkus Records to become one of the Rawkus 50 which the label described as "the next most important artists in Hip-Hop." Since then, Cymarshall has been a featured performer at Scribble Jam, Americas biggest hip-hop festival. In 2010, Cymarshall released what he describes as his best work to date, "Freedom Express Line," released on XOXO Records. The album is distributed by Sony Red / MRI, and was picked up for a vinyl release by Austin, TX-based label Beats Broke.

Cymarshall has also received the hip-hop stamp of approval from the legendary Blastmaster himself, KRS-One, when he appeared on "Control," the first single from his debut LP, "Hip-Hop In The Soul" (produced by Mr. Joeker). The album was well received throughout the urban community, receiving rave reviews from OkayPlayer and Kevin Nottingham, and was featured at 2DopeBoyz, ArtOfRhyme, SchemeMag, ThatsHipHop, Vimby, and HipHopOffical.

Cymarshall Law represents what many believe is missing from Hip-Hop today, original story-telling and a style uniquely his own. Cymarshall Law was born to be a star.

Discography

Everliven Sound - "Everlution EP" - 2001
Cymarshall Law - "Law and Order" - 2004
Cymarshall Law - "Hip Hop In The Flesh" - 2005
Cymarshall Law & Mr. Joeker - "Hip Hop In The Soul" - 2007
Everliven Sound - "Freedom" - 2008
Cymarshall Law - "Creators Kid EP" - 2010
Everliven Sound - "Freedom II" - 2010
Cymarshall Law & The Beatnikz - "Freedom Express Line" - 2010

Set List

1. My Platform (Express Line Intro)
2. Zion Land
3. Believe This (No Money)
4. The Flyness
5. Give I fi I Name
6. Armagideon
7. Door Peep
8. Love (ft. Mary Lou)
9. Don't Kill Your Brother (ft. Skit Slam)
10. Come Mek We Run
11. Where I Am
12. A Little Way Different
13. Almost Home