OneGunn is a captivating professional entertainer, praised by fellow artists for his versatility in musical genre which he demonstrates in live and studio performances. He is sought after by producers for his vocal talents and keen ear in the studio, while his commanding acting ability is sure to steal any scene. These skills combined with his musical writing talents make OneGunn a solid choice for any entertainment endeavor.
Born to a well known Milwaukee musician and a passionate educator, OneGunn’s professional career began as a
drummer at the age of 12 with local groups and stage performances. The move to Minneapolis in the early 80’s, is
where his career soared with the group Mazarati. Mazarati produced the opportunity to perfect his keyboard skills
Following several years of performing throughout the United States, Mazarati was soon the first act to be signed to
Paisley Park/Warner Brothers Records, and the release of their first single (100M.P.H) was on the charts. Soon after,
as the original lead vocalist, Marvin demonstrated his studio savvy by collaborating on what was to become Prince’s
#1 hit single “Kiss”. Subsequent to the release of their album, soon to follow were tours, concerts, and studio
recordings with the likes of: Sheila E, New Addition, Prince, Alexander O’Neil, Jermaine Jackson, Jesse Johnson and
many, many more.
In the early 90’s, it was his great fortune to meet talented producer Oliver Leiber. OneGunn was able to demonstrate
his studio savoir-faire while performing the song “Obsessed” on the movie sound track “Bright Lights Big City”. This
work was soon surpassed by his vocal performance as co-lead vocalist (aka: MC Skat Kat) with Paula Abdul on her #1
hit single “Opposites Attract”.