Pleasure P is a contemporary R&B singer who experienced success as a member of the group Pretty Ricky before embarking on a solo career in 2007. Born Marcus Ramone Cooper on December 27, 1984, in Miami, FL, he made his recording debut on Pretty Ricky's first album, Bluestars (2005).
Released by Atlantic Records, the album was a gold-certified success, spawning the Top Ten hit "Grind with Me" and the Top 20 hit "Your Body." Pretty Ricky's second album, Late Night Special (2007), was similarly successful, spawning the hits "On the Hotline" and "Push It Baby."
In 2007, after the release of Late Night Special, Pleasure P announced his departure from the group and his plans to embark on a solo career. In 2008 he released his solo debut single, "Did You Wrong," which quickly became a hit. His solo debut album, The Introduction of Marcus Cooper, was released in June 2009.