Tonight my dudes The radio boys C.Truth & Kev Lawrence of Thermal Soundwaves Radio interviews singer/writer/actress MARGOT B who’s currently on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire! You know it’s gonna be a good show tonight, make sure you tune in!
Originally from Pittsburgh, Margot is an established actress who in 2011/12 was the lead actress in the revival of Broadways “Rent.” She is currently starring in the hit web series “In Between Men.” 2009 kicked off with Margot being named Best Female Vocalist at the Pittsburgh Hip Hop Awards, and hitting the recording studio to finish her second full-length CD Two Thousand Mine. The summer release coincided with her joining Jason Mraz on select tour dates. Margot performed the duet Lucky with Jason in venues such as Nikon at Jones Beach in New York, Minneapolis Xcel Energy Center and in her hometown. Her voice is showcased in a national Hoover Vacuum commercial. Her last release “Live at the Hazlett” continues to sell, and she has started work on a European roll-out of her pop inspired music. She has recently been added to HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Her character on the show is “Daughter Maitland.” Margot’s singing is so important to the show this season that two songs she sang, “I’m Going South” and “Somebody Loves Me,” are included on the show’s just released soundtrack, alongside songs by such artists as Elvis Costello, Liza Minnelli, and Patti Smith. While Margot B has garnered acclaim mainstream as an actress, She has an eclectic musical taste with a funky old soul at a tender young age. As a triple threat, she sings, dances, and acts, with combining all 3 aspects into her live musical performances to a loyal National and International fan base. She has performed several times at Rockwood Music Hall as a special guest of Michael League, Snarky Puppy, Corey Henry and Chris Ayers. She has graced National Stages and the NYC Local stages of The Blue Note, Webster Hall, SOB’s, DROM, and Terra Blues. A lot of the cast from, Boardwalk Empire came out to see her perform, including Jeffrey Wright & Michael Williams (Chalky White). The Director of Boardwalk Empire even came out to support. She also has an upcoming performance at BAM in Brooklyn which looks to be a star studded event. Margot also wrapped national commercials for Nikon and Reebok. Her face graces the Revlon.Com website alongside the likes of Halle Barry, Olivia Wilde, and Emma Stone as the star of their Revlon Expression Experiment. She’s the voice of the documentary short “Death of a Forest.” At 13, she wrote a tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called In My Dreams, which continues to be featured at MLK events nationwide. While her friends planned Sweet Sixteen parties, Margot was winning the National Miss Black Teen title and spending the year visiting Veterans Hospitals, performing at charity fundraisers, and volunteering for Make-A-Wish and Childrens Hospital.