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BWS Chats w/Marcus Thompson-Founder of Timex Social Club

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DJ, Music Artist, & Author

MARCUS THOMPSON (a.k.a. DJ Marcus T) is the original founding memberof the R&B group Timex Social Club and co-writer of the groups biggest hit song "Rumors".Timex Social Club was founded in 1984 and Marcus started writingsongs with high school friends Michael Marshall and Alex Hill. To date, Marcushas written lyrics for more than 100 songs. His songs have been remade/sampled by manyartists, most notably; Tupac Shakur, Master P, Lost Boyz and Club Nouveau.

During thedot-com boom, Marcus was an influential music reviewer for the AOL ownedAfrican American website,  Netnoir.com.Putting his talent into other mediums, Marcus is thecreative force behind several internet websites including,  Dailydiva.com, Onthehush.com, Oldskooldjs.comas well as Thaindex.com (the hip hop sampling database for DJs and producers).

Marcus' love and passion for music has lead him to amass an extensivecollection of old school music and he has returned to his first love - DJingfor night clubs and private parties.

 In 2011 Marcus penned the book "How Do Rumors Get Started: The true story of Timex Social Club". (Kindle/Amazon.com, Lulu.com, TscBook.com). In 2012 Marcus and vocalist Samuelle (The voice of Club Nouveau), have united and are booking shows performing their chart topping hits..."Rumors", "Thinkin' About Ya" and more