This is the Official Website of Rapper Ashton Marton, a 21 year old
unsigned artist based in Chicago, IL.
Due to his humble beginnings as a child, he loves to write his true life
experiences whether they’re good or bad. Marton’s music consists of his split life
between the Wild Hunderd's of Chicago and Suburbs outside of his city. Marton
soon embraced his story and began expressing himself through writing lyrical
verses to Hip-Hop/Alternative R&B Soul melodies. Marton’s lyrical knowledge
best describes his passion, pain and happiness. He believes that having an
emotional connection is a huge key within his music or music in general. This
alone shows his artistry to have that massive or global appeal.
In and out The Hundred's, Marton began to fall in love with music since he
was about 6 or 7. He grew up listening to legendary artists such as Nas, Tupac,
Biggie Smalls, Mos Def, and his idol Jay Z throughout the suburbs and the
Southside of Chicago. A few years later, he started to tap into his passion for music
and began writing/producing his own music at the Age of 11. At the age of 14, he
generated a buzz in the streets from his small mixtapes that he distributed
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