The Hip Hop scene is more than just a genre of music for Rapper Claudio Marques. Many people connect with Claudio instantly because he has no barriers of religion, race, nationality or language.
He has a unique story which has helped him carve a sound that makes him stand out from the rest. He was born in Portugal to African parents, moved to the United Kingdom without even being able to speak a word of English and he now makes music using the English language, enabling him to connect with many people around the world, generating thousands of streams and views across his social media independently.
Claudio’s latest music video ‘Bentley Music’ goes to show that the rapper is slowly climbing the mountain of success. Independently, with no major label or investors, Claudio Marques has reached more than 330,000 views on his latest music video, generating over 1,400,000 stream/views combined across YouTube, Spotify & Soundcloud together.
The music video was shot in Lisbon, capital of Portugal, in an area called Casal Da Mira where he once lived. In this video Claudio Marques demonstrates a small part of his mission to give back to his community, by gathering a mass amount of people for a BBQ funded by the rapper. The song in this video is called ‘Bentley Music’, it was produced by Lory Beatz and it also features another Portuguese rapper Grei Lopes.