Born and raised in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 18 year old Canadian singer - songwriter Markus Ricks is one to watch out for in the world of pop music. Markus’ style combines elements of pop, rock, and soul music to create a powerful and cohesive sound. His rich vocals with compelling and insightful lyrics will leave you captivated by his songs, drawing you in and leaving you wanting more. From the young age of 7, Markus started singing in his local church choir, which allowed him to discover his voice and gain experience and confidence with performing in front of large crowds of people. At age 14, he started playing acoustic and electric guitar, and at 15, he began writing his own original music. Over the past couple of years, Markus has played venues and festivals all Nova Scotia, including the Trunk 7 Music Festival in Mosquodobit Harbour, Downtown Dartmouth Ive Festival, and frequent performances at the Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition in Antigonish. 2021 is set to be a very exciting year for Markus, as he is set to release much more music, and put on many electric and riveting live performances and shows.