Young MC

Young MC (Marvin Young, May 10, 1967) is a rapper who was most popular for his 1989 hit "Bust a Move", which won a Grammy for best Rap Record. His first album, "Stone Cold Rhymin'", is generally seen as a brilliant pop-rap album. It was released on Delicious Vinyl Records and re-issued by Rhino Records. After he left Delicious Vinyl Records, his career took a dive from which he never recovered. ...show more

Young MC (Marvin Young, May 10, 1967) is a rapper who was most popular for his 1989 hit "Bust a Move", which won a Grammy for best Rap Record. His first album, "Stone Cold Rhymin'", is generally seen as a brilliant pop-rap album. It was released on Delicious Vinyl Records and re-issued by Rhino Records. After he left Delicious Vinyl Records, his career took a dive from which he never recovered.

He was born on May 10th, 1967 in London, England, but was raised in Queens, New York. After graduating from Hunter College High School in New York City, he moved to the opposite coast to attend the University of Southern California, where he earned his bachelor's degree in economics. As well as producing the hit "Bust a Move" he also co-wrote the hits "Wild Thing" and "Funky Cold Medina" by Tone Loc and appeared in Taco Bell commercials. In 2006, Young MC returned to the spotlight by appearing on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club 3.. ...show less