Chicago-based singer/actor/songwriter/producer Marshall Titus was raised hearing music greats Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight as well as the Pips, and Prince. Titus, who began his music profession in 1979, started singing with regional bands, eventually carrying out background vocal function during live concerts and on documenting sessions. Within the ’80s, he started placing out his very own records and got dancefloor strikes. As an professional, Titus appeared in various plays, earning a Joseph Jefferson Prize for Dreamgirls, and in 1985 he made an appearance being a finalist for the nationally syndicated Television talent contest present Star Search. Along with his “ol’ skool” sensibilities unchanged, Titus released Titus Vol. 1 by himself Mastersellers label. Contacting his audio “universal audio music,” Titus extended past what he perceives to end up being the self-imposed limitations of modern dark pop music, although vocalist applauds ’90s performers Maxwell, Seal, and Des’ree.