Rob Markman is a veteran music journalist, writer and artist, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Markman’s work has appeared in print for publications such as Vibe magazine, Complex, The Source and the New York Post. He is a former Deputy Editor of XXL magazine and Senior Hip-Hop Editor at MTV News; Rob currently serves as Genius’ Head of Artist Relations.

Throughout his career Rob has conducted several high-profile interviews with music’s biggest and most accomplished stars. Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, J. Cole and Jay-Z are just some of the artists that Markman has sat with throughout his career. His work has helped him become a respected expert in music and has led Rob to appear on CNN, Fox and CNBC.