Marcus J. Moore

Mr. Moore is an award-winning music journalist, senior editor, curator, and pop culture commentator. His highly-anticipated cultural biography of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist Kendrick Lamar, The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America, will be published by Atria Books, 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. His work can be found on Pitchfork, Entertainment Weekly, The Nation, and Bandcamp Daily.

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Writing

Reinventing the Sound of Protest

The Nation

April 2, 2020

Thundercat Learns to Let Go

VIBE

March 31, 2020

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COMING SOON

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 system oppression.

Music selected by Marcus J. Moore

Friendly Futures Radio – Dublab

Marcus J. Moore

As If It Were Forever

Anna Wise

Ism

Junius Paul