Mar'Vel Spade aka "spadeЯ" (Formally Known As Dash LoveLess), Is An American Recording Artist, Entertainer, Storyteller And Businessman. Contributing To Music, Art, And Apparel, Along With Retro And The Latest Pop Culture.
Mar'Vel was born on March 7, 1990 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to a working mother and father. His Parents Divorced When Mar'Vel was ten years old. His upbringing caused him to move regularly: In 1995 Mar'Vel lived in Chicago where he attended Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy.
Mar'Vel also spent time in Jackson, Mississippi with his great grandfather in the early 90's. Mar'Vel moved back to Minnesota permanently in 1997.
Originally from Mt Airy Houses, a housing project in the neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota, The future "Mar'Vel" Then known throughout the neighborhood as "Bigman", Would start turning his passion into music after he was abandoned by his father in October 2000.
Mar'Vel credits Eminem as the reason he started to pursue his music career. After seeing the movie "8mile" in 2002 Mar'Vel decided then and there he wanted to become a music artist.
At the age of 14 Mar'Vel enrolled into Humboldt Sr High School in Saint Paul. It was there that he branched out to express himself more and release from his "shell". He attended art classes and fell in love with theater. His stage name is derived from his younger years when he first got seriously involved with music.
As a local artist Mar'Vel has done shows all over the Twin Cities and Wisconsin. After a mixtape with his prior group "Var$ity", Mar'Vel is now focused on taking his solo act to the next level.
In 2010 He Became Founder Of His Local Entertainment Label "Fly Minds" Which Consists Of Music, Photography, Filming And Apparel (Overall ART) .
With an upcoming collaborative mixtape with fellow Twin Cities native "Creed Tyler" titled "Black & White Affair" set to be released in 2012 , Mar'Vel's solo mixtape “The 12 Day Surmise" is set to be released on 12-12-2012.
Mar'Vel's style of music is a mixture of Hip Hop, Pop, Soul, R&B, Dubstep, Electronic, Alternative, Theater and Rock and Roll. Stating that he's not a "Rapper" instead he an all around entertainer and storyteller. He says "makes music for everybody."
Mar'Vel includes Kanye West, Michael Jackson, Prince, Wale, J. Cole and Adele among his influences.