South African-bred Marc Illy is an accomplished businessman and recording artist with a very promising future at the top of the charts thanks to his fast-growing popularity. Toured with the iconic duo of Method Man and Redman and established attention with breakout cuts like, “Al3ne” and “Smooth”. Today, after a brief hiatus, Marc continues to fuel his newfound popularity with the release of his return single, properly-titled, “Kept You Waiting”.
Creating the new hit in Taiwan, “Kept You Waiting” addresses his six-year absence with an apologetic open letter to fans. Vulnerable, creative, and honest, Marc’s new single is a bonafide runaway hit. While something for longtime fans, the single also delivers a charismatic first impression for newfound fans.
Unfamiliar with Marc Illy? Born in Pittsburgh, Illy was raised in Cape Town, South Africa and as a young adult bounced around to Costa Mesa, Florida and California. Before planting himself in Los Angeles, the recording artist/entrepreneur spent two-and-half years abroad, traveling throughout the eastern shore board in Tapei, Taiwan and Thailand. In 2012, Illy became a successful social influencer, drawing in a large following that would transcend into a brand. Illy discovered his musical abilities in his early 20s through his friendship and collaborations with O.C. producer Ghost Kasen.
Stream Marc Illy’s Return, Courtesy of Spotify.