Marcus J. Moore

Mr. Moore is an award-winning music journalist, senior editor, curator and pop culture commentator. He is at work on the highly-anticipated cultural biography of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist Kendrick Lamar, The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America, to be published by Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. In June 2017, Moore's "letter to Kanye West" was part of a package that won regional and national Edward R. Murrow awards.

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Featured Writing

Photograph of Masego
Masego’s many layers

The Fader

September 2018

Album cover art
Album of the Day: Noname, “Room 25”

Bandcamp daily

September 2018

Photograph of Kev Brown by Jati Lindsay
Kev Brown's Master Class Is In Session

Bandcamp Daily

August 2018

Music selected by Marcus J. Moore