Hookman (Marlin Bonds), is a Grammy Nominated songwriter / producer from St. Louis, MO. Since his shift from professional musician, Hookman has written and or produced 9 Major Label Singles. 6 of which have gone top 40. Including, Jason Derulo “Marry Me”, Kalin & Myles “Trampoline”, Hot Chelle Rae “Don’t Say Goodnight”, Swizz Beatz “Money In The Bank”, the #1 Australian single “Boom Boom” by Justice Crew and Jay Sean ft Pit Bull “I’m All Yours” which landed at #13 also in Australia. Hookman has written with Chris Brown “Day One” Royalty (Deluxe Album), Demi Lovato “Proof” (unreleased), Kevin Gates “Kno One” Islah, Jordin Sparks “Boyz In the Hood” Right Here Right Now, Big Sean, Fifth Harmony, Zendaya to name a few. Marlin currently has 3 artists signed to his production company. Brooklyn rapper Heven (Ultra Records), St. Louis rapper Mz 007 who has the current Southwest Airlines commercial “Upgrade to Awesome” with her viral single “Important, and St. Louis rapper/writer King. Marlin grew up playing trumpet and eventually got his Bachelors Degree in Music with emphasis on Jazz Performance.