Marques Emanuel hails from Elmira, N.Y. He moved to Tucson in October 2006 and works at American Apparel.
What was the first concert you ever saw?
My elementary school's third-grade concert.
What CDs are in your changer right now?
King Khan and the Shrines, What Is?!
How many total albums do you own (CDs, vinyl, cassettes, 8-tracks)?
If they weren't all scattered everywhere, I would know for sure.
Do you download music, and if so, legally or illegally?
I don't have a computer, so for now, no downloading.
What was the first album you owned?
Nas, Illmatic. Thanks, Dad.
What song would you like to have played at your funeral?
"Superfly" by Curtis Mayfield. It just sums it all up.
Musically speaking, what do you love that your friends don't know about? What's your favorite guilty pleasure?
The-Dream. Just a great voice, in my opinion.
What band or artist changed your life, and how?
James Brown. If not for him, you wouldn't have had Michael Jackson.
Figurative gun to your head, what is your favorite album of all time?
The Ramones, Rocket to Russia.