IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?

POOKIE MARLIL: I was born and raised in the lower ninth ward of New Orleans, LA.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?

POOKIE MARLIL: Throughout my time in middle and high school I performed as a snare drummer in both school’s bands. I grew up listening to Jazz, Hip Hop, R&B and Blues music.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?

POOKIE MARLIL: Since the age of 12 I’ve had a passion for recording and producing music, becoming an icon in the music industry has been my life long dream. It also serves as the means to support my family (five children) and develop a more stable lifestyle for their future.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?

POOKIE MARLIL: My songs are a reflection of my lifestyle, my struggles, my accomplishments and all of the things I see in our society.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?

POOKIE MARLIL: My fan base ranges from the ages of 15 to people in their late 40’s, across all genders.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?

POOKIE MARLIL: My musical influences range from jazz, blues, hip-hop and R&B artist, such as Louis Armstrong, BB King, Jay Z and R.Kelly. Rap Mogul Jay Z has been one of my biggest influences because of his work ethic, his ability to build brands and his determination to never give up on what he believes in.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?

POOKIE MARLIL: My music is the direct reflection of our younger generation’s culture and lifestyles. It also showcases the everyday struggle of trying to make a dollar out of fifth teen cents.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?

POOKIE MARLIL: I stand out from other artist because I don’t try to fit in with everyone else. Instead of following trends I set them. I also am self-produced, I record my own music, and I produce my own instrumentals and record my own music videos.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?

POOKIE MARLIL: I am currently working on my second self-produced album entitled “Until It Works.” “Until It Works” is currently scheduled for release around the late summer of 2015.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

POOKIE MARLIL: As an artist my career goals are as follows, brand my name “Pookie Marlil” across the entire world, perform across the world for hundreds of thousands of people, and win multiple Grammy’s for my music. As a producer my career goals are as follows: work with a variety of different artist and different genres, become the number one go-to guy for the best quality of instrumental and production, and win multiple Grammy’s for my song productions. My career goals as a company are as follows, brand the company name across the entire world, find and develop new artist into house hold names in the music industry and become the biggest label and production company in the music industry.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?

POOKIE MARLIL: Fans can find my music on

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  1. You are so passionate about your music and I respect it. Your music has so much meaning to it and it’s worth listening to. I pray that you are recognized for what you do and get the exposure you need! Keep “shining like the sun”!

  2. What’s stop threw to say your work ethic is really good and i purchased your cd from iTunes you deserve it man big ups for the spotlight

  3. Your interview is touching your c w I Rd are very deep and straight foward about w h at u want hope everything goes well

  4. some one needs to sign this guy he deserves it they have Alot of rappers out here tht don’t deserve they’re careers

  5. I love your music your so talanted in many ways i know you will make it and shit on these other imitation artists -chanelle

  6. I bought purple flag off of the album everyone who didn’t here it go listen now my mans got shit for the radio and film

  7. seen your article on facebook I had stop by and sho my appreciation for your music got my son running around say dope game ain’t shhh

  8. man do your thing and don’t let anyone take it from I’m tuned in to your moves and I’m putting your name out there on my end Tennessee 10 a key

  9. Good to see someone I personally know going for there dreams. Plus is really living threw there music. A big motivation for me & much respect

  10. gee gee is a really nice song for the strip club you make some nice club bangers i would twerk my ass of

  11. “Blood in blood out bitch I’m still gone do me!” That’s one of my favorites daddy. I know you are going to make it.. Just keep doing you & it will all pay off. Much love to you sexy man!

  12. i love your new album and the way you tell your story it sounds like you had a ruff one and my favorite song is catch me

  13. im a fuck with you the long way your music encourage me to get more money so my hustle game want stop until it works

  14. if you hating you aint right my nigga deserves a fair chance music is all he do dont no about the rest they aint working like this guy pookie marlil

  15. awsome new mxtape on dat piff just streamed it about download keep the music coming you have dedicated fans out here

  16. Pookie i had the biggest crush on you in elementary now your making good music i love it im jamming tht gee gee big freak lmao

  17. the queen in the building ya heard me cosigning for pookie marlil been following him for two years an artist with development

  18. I done fell in love with a bitch name gee gee man put that on the radio and in them clubs and ima shake my ass all night