Marty Baller is an American hip hop trap music EDM recording artist, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actor and model from the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. Aside from his solo career, he is an affliate of the hip-hop group A$AP Mob and the official tour hype man to RCA Records recording artist ASAP Ferg. Marty Baller is often referred to as “Ferg’s protégé and the “Face of Traplord”.
Marty Baller gained recognition after releasing his debut single, Big Timers featuring ASAP Ferg, and the track ‘I’m A Dog’ in collaboration with ASAP Ferg and the Migos on his debut mixtape “Marty G Raw”.
Shortly after launching his solo career, Marty Baller collaborated with a variety of rappers including Lil Uzi Vert on “Always Strive and Prosper”, Rich The Kid, Smoke DZA and Fatman Scoop.Marty Baller’s rapping skills were noticed by ASAP Ferg while growing up in Harlem Marty also gained wider attention and notoriety after being mentioned on ASAP Ferg’s single Shabba (song) and New Level He also gained greater notoriety through weekly installments of Wavy Wednesdays through The Fader.
In 2015, drawing up inspiration from the Big Tymers, Marty released the track ‘Big Timers’ featuring ASAP Ferg to critical acclaim and later followed up the single. Marty then released his solo mixtape Marty G Raw on November 11, 2016 with guest features from ASAP Ferg and Migos.
According to XXL (magazine), Marty Baller “is carving out his own path in hip-hop. Noisey wrote “Marty Baller is breaking through. Previously known for a supporting role in A$AP Mob, he’s…putting out promising tracks and [is] ready”.
In an interview with The Hundreds, Marty Baller stated his influences are ASAP Rocky, ASAP Ferg, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Andre 3000 and Michael Jackson.