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BIOGRAPHY – Featured in Rolling Out Magazine, A-List Magazine, Socialite Magazine, SayWhatNews, WOW Magazine, Plan B Magazine, etc.
With nearly two decades of experience in the music industry, it’s a wonder Marlon Campbell is still hungry. He’s taken his hefty appetite and crossed over to the big screens with a quest to take Hollywood by storm. Campbell a native of New Orleans who grew up in the same household as his famous Playwright cousin Tyler Perry and ironically Campbell’s mother is characterized throughout Perry plays.
Marlon, aka “Shy” got his start in the music industry
back in the late 80’s early 90’s along with his trendsetting band Shy
Later Campbell’s business savoir-faire took him to another level as he worked behind the scenes under a moniker “M” performing with and consulting/Business Manager for acts such as Jagged Edge, Whitney Houston, DJ Hurricane of The Beastie Boys, etc.
In 2003 Marlon Campbell joined his cousin Tyler Perry and became Perry’s first co-film distributor under Campbell’s company Majer FilmWerks. With so much creativity in his blood it was inevitable that in 2005 after a brief stint on a European tour with Grammy Award Winning Whitney Houston; Campbell would have to succumb to the little voice in his head and he began writing his“Oblivious. The project was placed on hold while Campbell took on the role of President and CEO of 404 Gaming, a MMOG (Multi-Player Online Game) Company that he shared with other influential names in the biz such as DJ Pooh, DJ Hurricane, AD Rock, and Flava Flav. Yet, that little voice in his head amplified into a loud whisper and he had no choice but to listen. In the summer of 2011 Campbell’s film “Oblivious” will go into production with a release date slated for summer 2012.
“I always knew I would end up working in the TV/movie industry, and for years, it was constantly tugging away at my heart. A little voice in my head kept telling me I had to make that transition. I knew it was time for me to go ahead and write my first script for theatrical release,” said Campbell. His first acting gig was in 1989, where he played the role as “Dwight” on television After School Special®‐ “rack” Soon after, he made his stage debut in a live performance of William Shakespeare’ “acbeth”
Mr. Campbell has also taken on a project along with business executiveAkbar Cojoe to executive produce a new reality show titled “ Blaque In The House,” which will feature R& B aritist T-Boz from the amazing group TLC, along with platinum selling trio group “Blaque”. The reality show will have a host of cameo appearances from artists like Timbaland, Snoop Dogg, Korrupt just to name a few. In addition to Writing, Producing and Directing the reality show “Things Women Shouldn’t Say” Just recently, Marlon appeared as a special guest at Snapfinger Elementary School in Decatur Georgia along with actor Chris Tucker to judge the school’s annual talent search. In June 0f 2009 Campbell was selected “Most Influential/Who’s Who” African American by Plan B Magazine.
2010 has been a busy year for Campbell Writing, Producing & Directing the sitcom pilot for “Momma & Me” starring Bernadette Stannis from the hit 70’s and 80’s sitcom “Goodtimes”, most recently 2010’s theatrical movie N-Secure, releasing a Greatest Hits CD and becoming a first time Author with the release of “What TMZ Didn’t Tell You” his Autobiography.
Campbell previous ventures includes President and CEO of New Orleans and Atlanta based Artist Resource Network and Executive Publisher for ARM (Artist Resource Magazine). Former President and CEO of Made 4 Playe Entertainment & Consultants. Independent A&R under Rod Kukla Columbia Records/Sony and currently CEO of A-Match Pictures, LLC.