Marcus K. Dowling is a journalist, broadcaster and entrepreneur. In the past 10 years, via his conceptual vision and marketing expertise, Marcus has aided creative entrepreneurs in the arts and entertainment industries in earning over $25 million in gross revenue. As a writer, he regularly contributes to the likes of VICE, Pitchfork, Complex, The Bitter Southerner, Bandcamp, Mixmag, the Washington City Paper, ESPN's Undefeated and more.
Marcus K. Dowling
Kenny Rogers’ Lionel Richie-Penned Hit ‘Lady’ Sums Up Their Genre-Defying Greatness
In the annals of singer-songwriter collaborations, there is anthemic greatness, and then there is “Lady.”
Op-Ed: In Lady A Name Dispute, Trio Is Answering for All of Country Music Industry’s Sins
Though Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott have a history of doing good and championing important causes, beyond even the figurative walls of the country music community, they're currently a trio of white men and women perceived as unfairly aggrieving a Black woman.
Op-Ed: Hip-Hop Influences in Country Music Are a Gateway to Greater Representation in the …
When all skin folk become kinfolk, the Old Town Road opens up to a delightful, unexplored horizon.
Op-Ed: Opening Country Music’s Doors to More Black Artists Has Benefits Economically, Not …
Black American artists being more widely accepted and promoted in country music is an act of restorative justice.
Op-Ed: It’s Time for Country Music to Elevate Its Overlooked Black Voices
There are already a greater number of Black stars than those currently established who can showcase themselves.