We caught up with the Daly City native on ABC7 News' "Midday Live" to catch up on what he's been up to since the show aired in May.
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Martin wrote and produced his first track, "Swollen" in his bedroom while living in Las Vegas for the past seven months.
"It (the song) was about one of the experiences I had on the show so that's actually really exciting and special to me," Martin said.
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You can stream his new single here.
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