In the Ethiopian languages of Amharic to Tigrinya the term “Negus” is used to denote ruler or king.
Today’s kings sit atop corporations rather than thrones. They make the product, they make the money, they make us work for it, and the money made, influences the law.
It is your turn to be a King, a Queen, & Ruler of your success.
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Any artist can “do their thing,” but not every artist can teach their thing or get audiences involved in their thing. The stylings of Starve Marve offer a performing clash of a beat-making workshop, cultural exhibition, social-political commentary, and comedy show all in one. An inspirational expression! (@Spitdatdc)
Born in South Florida by Nigerian immigrants, Starve Marve is an exemplar of the 1st generation American. Consistently torn between American and Afro culture, Starve finds his only balance in the sounds he creates. Greatly encouraged by the individuality of Outkast, Marve traverses cross-genre territory influenced by the road trips with his DJ father’s collection of Bob Marley & Fela Kuti, the Boom Bap 90’s he grew up within, and the 8O8’s that have taken over.