Miss Marianna

Miss Marianna

BandHip HopSpoken Word

Versatile and Limitless

Biography

When a star is born it is destined to struggle and evolve, until it illuminates a force beyond measure. Dazing even the most experienced of her kind, Miss Marianna is new to the airwaves but true to the game. As a child of the 80’s popular hip hop movement, she chose performing arts over the effects of cracks aftermath. The microphone to be specific, spoken word was the vehicle that propelled her beyond the limitations of urban decline. By high school Miss Marianna joined the ASU Poetry Exchange and became founder of The Blue Room Players (partnering in local venues, hosting poetry workshops and slam team poetry). Soon after she produced and hosted The Cipher, a spoken word venue. She’s made print in The Sacramento Bee, The Sacramento Observer, and the Sacramento News & Review. She’s been featured on local news stations in Sacramento including Channel 10 News and Channel 31 Good Morning Sacramento, rousing frequent coverage in Northern California. In addition, exposure on air as radio personality “Miss Maya on Fire” on KBMB 103.5 The Bomb finally made her aware of the greatness echoing in her voice.

Miss Marianna possesses the gift of command; At times it’s almost surreal to see such a delectable bombshell drop verses potent enough to make even the most raved veteran choke.

Miss Marianna’s testimony riddles throughout her lyrical savvy illustrating the voice of a young women‘s rights of passage from a round-the-way-girl, to a qualified Mistress of Ceremony. Good for women, without dogging the men; addressing the daily journey of self identity, love and struggle. Setting a new standard where the voice of the female emcee has been long deferred, Miss Marianna is infinite in diversity.

She has performed from California to New York, became a finalist in the world’s famous Showtime at the Apollo, opened for hip hop artist Common, guest featured on Bay area’s own Zion I’s overseas release track titled “Act Right”, and recently performed at LA’s own The Palmer Room.

Miss Marianna is Cali’s Own reigning Queen of the Mic Champion, she dropped her first mixtape with Violator DJ Alvin D, a second mixtape project titled “Miss Marianna: DaLastLaugh”, and with her most current LP titled: "To be Cont.." there is a wave of anticipation buzzing on the block for her 2009 Debut Album Release.

Discography

DJ Alvin D. Presents: Miss Marianna Mixtape
Miss Marianna: Da Lastlaugh Mixtape
Miss Marianna(LP): To Be Cont...

Set List

20mins-1hr

1) Hands Up
2) Rude Boi
3) Re:Fresh
4) Bounce
5) Melt in ya mouth
6) Queen Kong

Set order various(determined by type of show and or crowd)