J. Marsh is the kind of artist that offers something for everybody. He masterfully owns his spot in the world of R&B/soul with just enough emotionally stimulating lyrics and the perfect amount of attitude and mellow bass. Born Jarvis Marshall, the Montgomery, AL native and current Atlanta, GA resident began his career in entertainment at the age of 6. Talent however is in J. Marsh’s DNA. His brother Rama Marshall is an accomplished actor, which ignited a newfound passion for theatre. While studying theatre at ASU, J. Marsh sent over 200 students packing in an American Idol style signing competition sponsored by Montgomery radio station Hot 105.
Armed with a newfound confidence, J. Marsh ended his college studies during his junior year and immediately began crafting music that would later result in his debut mixtape PreCome. The ultimate love CD. PreCome brilliantly delivers imaginative, empowering and invigorating subject matter with emotion and heart. J. Marsh’s vocal range is consistent, bridging the gap between the sheets and the streets. A pivotal R&B mixtape, influenced by Smokey Robinson, D'Angelo, Musiq Soulchild, R. Kelly, Jamie Foxx, Robin Thicke, Smokie Norful, Terrance Baldwin, Usher, Rodney Wilkerson, Clinton Babers, Pierre Stefan, Tank, Tyrese, Trey Songz and Donny Hathaway, the 12-song collection sums up the title flawlessly. With track titles such as “Make It Personal,” “Wet” and “BLVD,” PreCome earned its parental advisory sticker. His stage shows are also an experience. Never one to lose his audience. J. Marsh engages his exponentially growing fan base with intimate yet energetic performances that encourage crowd participation. Just like his musical appeal to both mainstream and urban listeners, he has opened for artists ranging from Joe all the way to Yung Joc. J. Marsh is committed to pioneering an artistic resurrection in the R&B/soul genre. The dreaded haired songster with a rich musical pedigree is looking to breakthrough the industry with superior sound and a quality over quantity approach.