Marcus Reeves is an experienced writer, publisher, and fact checker. He began his writing career reporting for The Source magazine. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Playboy, The Washington Post, the Utne Reader, among other publications. His book "Somebody Scream: Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power" was nominated for Zora Neale Hurston Award. He teaches writing and communications at New York University.

Experience

  • Over 20 years of experience as a writer and publisher for a host of major media outlets covering pop culture and business.
  • Author of "Somebody Scream: Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power" 
  • Teaches writing and communications at New York University 

Education

Marcus received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Quote from Marcus Reeves

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