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Marcus Johnson

Marcus Johnson

Marcus Johnson, burned in the past by less-than-upright businesspeople, decided to give his musical career a bit more protection. After earning degrees in both music and business administration, he headed for law school in an attempt both to protect himself and to give back to his community.

“My initial goal was to become a lawyer to protect artists from going through what happened to me,” he says, “and, being an artist, I thought I could give my law career new perspective.” Hitting the law books was exciting for Johnson, but something was missing: “At law school, I felt an emptiness in my soul and it came from not performing. So I just began putting music together, and in my second year of law school I released my initial recording from my own company. And this spring, I put some new stuff together that N2K heard about and recorded.”

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