Marivano Devon Lister II (born November 18, 1993), better known as Marivano Lister by profession, is a producer and music artist who is the CEO and founder of an independent label, Pink Rodeo Records LLC. He is best known for singles such as “Goat Tying”, “Feel My Worth”, “So Many Nights” and “Laid Back”, which locally rocked his hometown.
November 18, 1993
|Place of birth||Houston, Texas|
|Education||Texas Southern University|
|Full Name||Marivano Devon Lister II|
Marivano Lister was born and raised in Houston, Texas. In his youth, his hobbies included playing basketball, writing poetry, listening to music and drawing. His passion for music developed further when it was introduced to artists such as Erykah Badu, Musiq Soulchild, Tupac, Kanye West, Lil Wayne & The Isley Brothers and many more at a very young age.
He then began to write music that was aware of lyrics that were supposed to challenge the status quo during his teenage years. As he continued to progress, he began performing in local talent shows at his church, Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church, and Cunningham Middle School. However, it wasn’t until college that he decided to pursue a career in music after frequently freestyle with a friend who actively said he should take it seriously.
Marivano, considers himself a popular loner however, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends.
2017: Career start
In 2017, Marivano started saving money to fund his independent trip while launching his first mixtape his last semester at college. Meanwhile, Marivano met AJ McQueen at an evening of poetry that provided encouraging words and advice as an artist who ultimately became a mentor helping him understand his brand.
In 2018, Marivano focused more on his brand as an artist performing regularly every week with an open mic. He started building an online social presence while networking and building from scratch by launching his second mixtape, “Cruel Love,” engineering the entire project himself after purchasing his own equipment.
Understanding the Business Side of Things Marivano began to focus solely on ownership. Through consistency and improvement in his art every day, Marivano began to see growth as an artist by producing and writing. He continued to push singles to find new ways to market and he started working on his highly anticipated debut album, “Pink Rodeo”.
He launched his own independent label, Pink Rodeo Records LLC and released his debut album in October.
Did you know…
- Originally, I wanted to be a growing lawyer and a bestselling author.
- Became a published author after receiving her first publication in a collaborative book of young writers titled “Celebrating What Is Important to Me” West Grades 3-12 Fall 2011 her final year of high school which was published by Creative Communication
- I went to a professional basketball tryout for the Austin Spurs in 2017
- Donates actively to the community and does a lot of charitable work for families and less privileged individuals
- Her father was an active member of the rap collective “Ace Duece” which was signed to Priority Records.