Marcus Benjamin Foster (born November 19, 1987), better known by his stage name Jouce is an American rapper, producer and songwriter from Los Angeles. Jouce began writing music at the age of 9 and has been steadily paving his was to that number one spot with a few notable singles and exclusive mixtapes. Jouce has been featured on many major blog sites and participated in several online rap battle competitions which has generated quite some buzz for this upcoming superstar. Some of which he has gotten major recognition for and gained the interest of industry legends such as Steve Rifkind and Peter Rosenberg. Jouce takes his drive of music passion and the wisdom from a rough upbringing and transpires it into captivating songs with words of truth. The argument as to whether life inspires art or art inspires life is a fruitless one. It’s true either way. Jouce’s challenging upbringing growing up in an uncertain home-life proved to be the motivation to change his life for the better and become a multifaceted musician. It can be a positive cycle of growth or a vicious circle of negativity. Jouce is influenced by Jay Z, Dr. Dre, Cassidy, Snoop, Tupac, Eminem, Ludacris, Fabulous, Lil Wayne, Kanye West and his peers. Jouce has also been featured in WWS Magazine, Snytch Magazine, WhoIsAG.com, Independent Film "Be Bold" Soundtrack and recently featured on The Atlanta Dolls West Coast Wednesdays. His most anticipated mixtape “Red Opz” was released October 3,2011 and has been attaining much success. Jouce has a total of two solo mixtapes, one group mixtape, thirteen years of experience, and a significant fan base which definitely puts him amongst the elite of the next up and coming superstars.