Marcus Reeves

Marcus Reeves

Adjunct Instructor

Marcus Reeves has written about pop music, Black youth culture and politics for over 20 years. He is the author of Somebody Scream! Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power, which was nominated for a Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, as well as the host and producer of a talk/mix radio show named after his book on WBAI 99.5 FM. A former digital content producer for both and, Reeves has also contributed essays to books, including Souls of My Brothers, Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey, and Vibe’s History of Hip Hop, and his writing has appeared in The Washington PostThe San Francisco ChroniclePlayboy, the Village VoiceThe New York Times, and Rolling Stone. Reeves teaches Interviews and Profiles at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.  

Currently Teaching

Interviews and Profiles

Learn how to conduct effective interviews, fashion them into articles, and get them published.