Hailing from Los Angeles, Calif., My Guy Mars (b. Lamar Edwards) is a multifaceted recording artist, best known for his production, songwriting and for his work as a solo musician. Born to musical parents, with his mother (Tracie Edwards) a singer and his father (Clifton Edwards Jr.) a minister, songwriter and artist, My Guy Mars grew up with the sounds of gospel, soul and R&B happily filling his family’s household, inspiring him to explore his own talents from a young age, even playing organ each week in his grandfather’s church.
After joining 1500 or Nothin’, a band-turned-collective he still works with today, in 2006, My Guy Mars soon began found himself working with the likes of hip-hop veterans such as Bobby Valentino, Snoop Dogg and T.I. From working on the theme music for T.I.’s VH1 show, Family Hustle, to recording his own solo material, My Guy Mars has established himself as one of music’s most trustworthy and go-to collaborators, often celebrated for his professionalism and humble nature.
He has since gone on to lend his production and songwriting expertise to the likes of a star-studded client list, including his mentors, T.I. and Snoop Dog, as well as some of contemporary music’s most talented and successful acts, including R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown, Drake, Faith Evans, Bow Wow, Busta Rhymes, Bobby Valentino, The Game, Jay-Z, Lupe Fiasco, Master P, Jennifer Hudson, Marsha Ambrosius, Mya, Nelly, Nipsey Hussle, Wiz Khalifa, YG, 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla Sign, Mac Miller and more.