Candace MARIE Harman known professionally as The Marie Effect is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, model, and actress. Born in Montclair, New Jersey, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she began modeling and acting. Marie mainly focused on runway and print; which landed her the international Cover Model Campaign for Bronner Brothers. Before starting and signing with ICI Records, Marie was independently booking gigs and recording. Releasing Ma-Rie Mixes on SoundCloud gained over 20k in digital spins which put a spotlight on Marie in the Atlanta Music Scene. Marie made her SXSW debut March 13, 2019 in Austin, TX on the Padded Room Stage. Since the release of her debut single 'Perfect Picture' July 5, 2019, distributed through Universal Buglow, Marie has collected over 100k digital streams and over 400k views on the singles music video. The second single 'Had To' is projected to drop March of 2020. Marie is currently preparing to go on tour, working on an EP, and upcoming film projects. The Founder of G.R.L.S (Giving Receiving Love Sisterhood) Marie has teamed up with local Female Influencers in Atlanta with plans on making a mark on the future and the present of the community.