From: RI, United States
Genre: R&B, Pop, Adult Contempory
Rob Marin is a singer, musician, writer and producer originally from Providence, Rhode Island. He has experience performing live in a variety of venues ranging from concert stage to private functions. Rob launched his career when he awed a panel of talent scouts and was chosen as lead vocalist to represent the musical phenomenon known as JUST 1NCE (Just Once) in Boston, MA. After some success with the group, Rob decided to continue his career as a solo artist and wrote, recorded and produced his first album "Falling". This album was recognized by an independent label in Berlin, Germany, which led to the release of Rob's single and music video entitled "Never Tell Him". This helped to launch Rob's career in the European market.
Since then, some of Rob's accomplishments include being named "RI IDOL" where he was chosen as best male vocalist in the singing category, and being featured on the cover of ShopInRI.com Magazine. One of Rob's songs "CATASTROPHE" was pre-released as part of a compilation CD in "No Cover" magazine which was sold at Barnes & Noble Stores nationwide. Rob also won the "TOP MALE VOCALIST" award in the New England Talent Awards. Another one of Rob's songs "Going Down" was chosen to be a part of the "Great Independent Pop Music Volume 1" CD.
For his 2nd album "Warning You", Rob worked with platinum selling producers Brad Young and Dow Brain at "Underground Productions"(www.underground-productions.com), who are well known for their work with artists such as Aerosmith, *NSYNC, Brian McNight, LFO, Joey McIntyre and Eden's Crush, just to name a few.
In January of 2011, Rob was selected to be a guest on WGBB 1240AM The Real Radio Show in Times Square NY, where he performed live as well as on live web-stream for an estimated 1.7 million viewers. In February 2011, Rob was a guest on the Next Level radio show WPRV AM790 in Providence, RI with host Anthony Gemma.
"Share My Love" The Remix was released in September of 2011, where Rob collaborated with Grammy Nominated writer and producer GoldenChyl (Andre Fennell) who is best known for their work with platinum selling reggae artist "Shaggy". One song in particular, "Can't Sleep", appeared on the soundtrack of the Australian film "Dealing with Destiny". The EP is available through iTunes.
Early 2012 Rob met up with artist/songwriter Greg Lato. They teamed up to write his next single ("That Summer" planned for release early 2013) The team also wrote and recorded the theme song "I'll Give Your Weak My Strength"(Vocalist Kelley Lennon is featured on the single) Benefiting the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. It's a duet that focuses on the struggles of women under 40 dealing with cancer. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the foundation.
Rob's goal is to become a well known and respected artist, writer and producer. His style is similar to current artists such as Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and Train. His niche includes a large demographic audience with ages ranging from 18 and up.