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5. Rob Markman


Location: New York, New York

Followers: 44.5K

Rob Markman has expanded his ever-growing reach from his duties at MTV News into the world of podcasting with his Red Light Special show. Despite Markman’s high profile, he’s one of the Hip-Hop journalism’s most humble personalities and that’s proven in how he uses his Twitter account to engage readers. Congrats are also in order after it was announced that Markman will be heading the artist relations department at lyrics annotation site, Genius.