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Marcus Perez

Finalist in Vine Musician

About Marcus Perez

Beatboxer extraordinaire Marcus Perez, aka @Markaaay and @Thatbeatboxerguy, introduced his talent to the Vine community in November 2013. Two short years later, Marcus had 2.2 million Vine followers, 624 million loops, and 8 million YouTube views. Solely posting beatboxing videos, his single concentration and dedication have created a talent unlike any other. In 2015, Complex magazine invited him to participate in a “Man vs. Machine" recording session with Styles of the electronic duo @Styles&Complete. Posting about it on their Twitter page, @ComplexMusic had simply this to say: “Watch beatboxer @Markaaaay make sounds with his mouth no human being should be able to make.

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