Marcus J. Moore

Marcus J. Moore is an award-winning music journalist, senior editor, curator, pundit, budding music supervisor, and author of The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America. It's being released through Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, on October 13, 2020. Mr. Moore is a contributing writer with The Nation and a contributing editor with Bandcamp Daily. His coverage of soul, jazz, hip-hop, and rock can be found at The New York Times, Pitchfork, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, NPR, Rolling Stone, and The Atlantic, among many other outlets.



The Butterfly Effect

The extraordinary, triumphant story of a modern lyrical prophet and an American icon who has given hope to those buckling under the weight of systemic oppression.

Music selected by Marcus J. Moore