M.A.D.P.O. (pronounced “Mad Po”) is an artist, producer, audio engineer, songwriter, & composer based in Tallahassee, Florida. M.A.D.P.O. is an abbreviation for “Making A Different Path Out.”
Born into a musical family, M.A.D.P.O. (aka Queeno aka Marius McQueen) has been entertaining his home state of Florida since his first song, 1999’s “Why” which premiered by DJ Dap on Tallahassee's Hot105.7.
Shortly after, M.A.D.P.O. hooked up with Wilderness Entertainment headed by owner/producer James “Suave” Burke and Head of Marketing Brian McQueen. Together they produced dozens of killer tracks. Wilderness Entertainment released M.A.D.P.O.‘s album “U Gon Luv This” which featured the tracks “What U Drankin’ On,” “Crispy Cream,” and “1969.”
In 2004, M.A.D.P.O. signed and negotiated a four album recording and distribution deal with DM Records/Ichiban Records. M.A.D.P.O.'s song "What U Drankin' On" is featured on the compilation CDs "Bootleg Crunk" and "Club Crunk." "Bootleg Crunk" spent four weeks on the Billboard charts, peaking at number 58. M.A.D.P.O. received the title “Newcomer Artist of the Year” for the album, alongside such artists as Ludacris, the ying yang twins, DJ Smurf, & Lil John. IndustryFinest.com calls M.A.D.P.O. “the artist to watch in 2009” and is the website’s featured artist of the year.
M.A.D.P.O. Entertainment was officially formed in 2009, headed by Marius “M.A.D.P.O.” McQueen (CEO/Producer) and Quinton McQueen (COO and owner of New Millennium DJs).
Spring Break 2009, M.A.D.P.O. Entertainment released the album “Compilation ‘09 - Part 1” which was produced, recorded, and engineered by M.A.D.P.O in Tallahassee, Florida and is currently touring the south.
The album “Compilation ’09 - Part 1” is hosted by comedian B.T. from B.E.T.’s Comic View and features artists M.A.D.P.O., Big Ric, Kristen Michelle, B Luv, and Dig. The compilation has everything from hip-hop to R&B to pop.
Tracks you gotta check out:
M.A.D.P.O.’s radio hit “Pick Up The Phone”
M.A.D.P.O.’s club banger “Dro”
Big Ric‘s street tough “Stomped Out”
B Luv’s romantic groove “Private Getaway”
B Luv’s hustler anthem “Old School Cutlass”
Dig’s unique southern rap “Mr. Fantastic”
Kristen Michelle’s dance track “I Just Want You”