Andre Mariette “Cloud 8.9” #Review

Cloud 8.9 is the first Self-Produced, Mixed, & Recorded Studio Album from Andre Mariette with guest features from Dem Atlas & Megan Hamilton due out for digital download on 4/20/15 independently. The album has been 5 years in the making with over 90 songs made but only 14 picked for the final version of the album. Covering a multitude of styles that range from Soul to Boom Bap but all holding a certain “Southern Bounce” that seems to be common in most of the Instrumentals and melodic verses it’s sure to be an album that can reach everyone from the casual to the most avid Hip Hop listeners.

Andre Mariette is a diverse and talented Producer, MC, and Audio Engineer currently residing in Minneapolis, MN. Born in Colchester, England to African parents, their nomadic ways as a child gave him many musical influences from all over the world. Over the last 8 years he has opened for acts such as Jedi Mind Tricks, Cunning Lynguists, Fashawn, Brother Ali, Ces Cru, Grieves, Doomtree and many more totaling hundreds of dates all over the United States. Recently his group “Menage Quad” has gained great notoriety from all around the world totaling over 1 million plays and 300,000 video plays on Youtube. His debut album “Cloud 8.9” is set for digital release on 4/20 with guest features from Rhymesayers own Dem Atlas and group member Megan Hamilton.

Andre Mariette
Timbral Studios Minneapolis, MN

Scott Patterson


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