Chocolate Genius

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Chocolate Genius, Inc. is a loose collective of musicians centered around Marc Anthony Thompson, a singer-songwriter from New York City. __NOTOC__ Thompson released two albums during the 1980s under his own name, and has been compared to a wide variety of musicians, including Tom Waits, Prince, Jeff Buckley, D'Angelo, Lenny Kravitz, and Terence Trent D'Arby. He signed to V2 Records for ''Black Music'', his 1998 debut under the name of Chocolate Genius. The album garnered a 9.0 rating from Pitchfork Media. In 2001, he released his next album, ''GodMusic'', followed by, in 2005, a switch to Commotion Records and the release of ''Black Yankee Rock'', produced by Craig Street. The album featu... Continue Bio >>