Infinito 2017

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Infinito 2017
Birth nameMarcellous Lovelace
Also known asInfinito
Born (1975-10-26) October 26, 1975 (age 46)
OriginChicago, Illinois, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, fine artist, record producer
Years active1989–present
LabelsJoe Left Hand Records
Nephew of Frank

Marcellous Lovelace (born October 26, 1975), better known by the stage name Infinito 2017, is an American hip hop musician and fine artist.[1] Alongside Thalone Davis and Cosmo Galactus, Infinito 2017 is a member of the .

Early life[]

Lovelace was born in Chicago, Illinois, to two parents employed by the United States military. As such, he traveled regularly as a child. He began creating music at age 13 with his cousin Dariel.[1] He moved to Kentucky with his mother in the early 1990s.[1] After Dariel died in 1994, Lovelace found comfort in hip hop music. Shortly thereafter he moves to Tennessee and began recording.[1]

Lovelace graduated from the University of Memphis in Memphis, receiving a bachelor's degree in Art and Communications, and later earned a Masters of Fine Arts.[2]


While in college, Lovelace started performing on a regular basis at Fantasia hip-hop open mic nights. At this club he met Mr. Skurge, with whom he teamed up to form the Unorthodox Poets Society.[1][3] Following Skruge's advice, Lovelace adopted Infinito as a stage name. By 1998, he moved back to Chicago and joined up with crews the Molemen and the .[1] In 2002, Infinito 2017 was involved with Music with Sound Right Reasoning, released on and produced by Memo of the Molemen.[1] He went on to study at the Art Institute of Chicago.[4]

Infinito 2017[]

In 2006, Infinito changed his name to Infinito 2017. In 2011 he released his 60th album under the Infinito 2017 name titled Pause Record Not For Sensitive Ears.[1][5] In 2011, Infinito 2017 toured internationally as an independent artist.[6]



  • Music With Sound Right Reasoning (2002)
  • Roddny Dangrr Fild (2005)
  • The Soul of Benjamin Banneker In the Age of Aquarius (2006)
  • Most High Definition (2008)
  • It's No Such Thing As a Good Colonial Oppressor (2017)
  • A Protagonist Life: Unscrambling Africa (2017)
  • Indigenous Unification Inside the Endless Nothing (2017)
  • Sample Uncleared On They Unintelligent Stolen Property (2017)
  • Freedom Purpose Thought (2017)
  • Mind of Advanced Resistance (2017)
  • Decided Parts in A Movie of Subtitles (2017)
  • Don't Have Time To Take To Much Time (2017)
  • The Children Are Only An Expression of Their Development (2017)
  • Praying With My Feet (2017)
  • African Of Kenya Ether Part 18 (2017)

Singles and EPs[]

  • Vintage Rhymes EP (1999)
  • "Dance Little Dreamer" (2001)
  • "Funky Nassau" (2001)


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Brown, Marisa "Infinito Biography", Allmusic. Retrieved May 15, 2013
  2. ^ Unknown (2008–2011). "Infinito 2017". SoundUnwound the personal music encyclopedia (BETA). Amazon Services LLC. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  3. ^ Staff. "unorthodox poets society". Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  4. ^ Jacubiak, David (2003) "Rhyme and reason infuse Infinito's life and music", Chicago Sun-Times, April 25, 2003. Retrieved May 15, 2013
  5. ^ "Infinito 2017 Interview with".
  6. ^ Staff (2011). "Infinito 2017". songkick., Inc. Retrieved 2 June 2012.

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