Mark Kemp

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Birthday
10, 1960
Birthplace
Asheboro, NC
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Asheboro, NC

About

Music journalist who contributed to Rolling Stone and MTV, and won a Grammy award for liner notes.

Before Fame

In the late 1980s, he joined the independent music and culture publication Option and covered bands off the beaten path.

Trivia

When bands that he covered, like Nirvana, gained mainstream success Option became more popular and he got assignments for Rolling Stone and MTV.

Family Life

He was born in Asheboro, North Carolina.

Associated With

During his tenure at Rolling Stone, he greenlighted the magazine's controversial cover story about Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder.