Day One Fans
Summary: From multimedia brand UNPOPCULTR, Day One Fans is a podcast that celebrates music, film, art and culture and explores the complexities of being a creative of color.
Visual art has the power to shift narratives, broaden perspectives and provoke thoughts. On this episode, we chat with Artist and Educate Kirk Maynard about how he has used his work to challenge systemic racism. S/O to our partners @listeningpartypresents and @canalstreetradio E-mail your selections for currently obsessed to firstname.lastname@example.org Music by Cheap Limousine
As creatives, we all dream of being able to turn our passions into a sustainable business but for many of us, the idea alone can feel like a daunting pipe dream. On this episode, we chat with Filmmaker and Co-Founder of Breaktide (an all WOC film production company), Jalena Keane-Lee about how she’s been to make the dream work by funding creative projects with client work S/O to our partners @listeningpartypresents and @canalstreetradio E-mail your selections for currently obsessed to email@example.com Book your photoshoot at www.unpopcultr.co/book Music by Cheap Limousine
The journey to embarking on our creative endeavors isn’t always linear. On this episode, we chat with Educator, Songwriter and Producer Addy Salau about her trajectory of going to Harvard, becoming a teacher and eventually deciding to pursue songwriting full time. S/O to our partners @listeningpartypresents and @canalstreetradio
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We chat with Visual Artist and Creative Director Marian De Souza. After working with major fashion brand and noticing a trend of non-inclusivity she founded her own brand Harlowe Design Collective which promotes gender fluid fashion, sustainability and works towards deconstructing The Confidence Industrial Complex.
It’s hard to deny the global influence of southern hip-hop culture. As with many trends started by Black Americans, the music and culture pioneered by southern creatives don’t always come with respect for its architects or an understanding of the culture’s diversity. On this episode we chat with Southern-bred DJ, artist and tastemaker, Sade Powell about the enduring impact of Southern culture, and how it informs her work as a multi-hyphenated creative. S/O to our partners @listeningpartypresents and @canalstreetradio E-mail your selections for currently obsessed to firstname.lastname@example.org
As creatives, we all know what it’s like to experience imposter syndrome but we’re taking it a step further on this episode and discussing how identity can effect those feelings of not being good enough. We chatted with Performer, Writer and Comedian Non Kuramoto about her creative journey, how she copes with and overcomes imposter syndrome as well as the creative liberties that being underrepresented can afford. S/O to our partners @listeningpartypresents and @canalstreetradio
We are BACK! In celebration of Hot Girl Summer, we’re having a roundtable discussion on the state of female rap from the perspective of music fans. We discuss the decline and resurgence of women in rap, iconic moments, new girls we’re excited about and decide once and for all, who is the queen of rap. Special thanks to our partners @canalstreetmarket & @listeningpartypresents
Ever considered going back to school to perfect your craft but weren’t sure it was the right move? This episode is for you! We chat with Filmmaker and NYU Tisch School of the Arts graduate student, Efe Kabba about the many highs and lows of going back to school and the art of embracing the process of learning.
In the age of calling out toxic masculinity, it’s imperative we expand our idea of masculinity and what it means to be a man. In this episode, we talk with Designer, Painter, Photographer and Educator Jon Key about masculinity in art and media as it relates to being a queer Black man. Episode 3 Currently Obsessed / Intro Spring Break Art Show https://springbreakartfair.com/collections/all/jon-key Jon & Jarret Key Interview https://www.unpopcultr.co/blog/jon-jarrett-key Game of Thrones The Good Place Codfiy Art http://codifyart.com/ Violet: Mythologies and Other Truths https://brooklynrail.org/2019/03/artseen/Jon-KeyViolet-Mythologies-and-Other-Truths Homebody x Spring Break Art Show https://www.artsy.net/show/ross-plus-kramer-gallery-ross-plus-kramer-gallery-at-spring-slash-break-art-show-2019 The Man in The Violet Suit https://www.jonkeyart.co/ Double Consciousness (W.E.B. DuBois) http://kristindoestheory.umwblogs.org/understanding-w-e-b-du-bois-concept-of-double-consciousness/ The 10th Magazine http://thetenthmagazine.com/ Social Media: Sponsor IG @listeningpartypresents @canalstreetmarket Day One Fan's IG @dayonefans Jon’s IG @jkey13 Jon’s website(s): Art: www.jonkeyart.co Design: https://morcoskey.com/ LaChelle’s IG/Twitter @createdbyelle Brand IG/Twitter @unpopcultr Other Info Podcast Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/c9q67jxxvwj9g5g7fz6ifjbm1/playlist/2fjsGplhScncPLds8XWB3A?si=kGzzfmwgSQGjpufmIFC8tg Intro + Outro Music by Illuid Haller Send questions + voice notes to email@example.com
The gig economy is shaking things up in the American workforce. In this episode, we talk with Filmmaker & Visual Artist, Jahmel Reynolds about the benefits and challenges of being a freelancer and/or a full time artist. Discussed in This Episode: Currently Obsessed: Black Monday https://www.sho.com/black-monday Weird City https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMnq5v8yZp4 Avengers, The Marvel Universe + DC Comics Latasha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BO1DwmUbtnY Topic: The Gig Economy https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnfrazer1/2019/02/15/how-the-gig-economy-is-reshaping-careers-for-the-next-generation/#7ad119f949ad The Emcee Memoirs https://www.unpopcultr.co/blog/2017/4/2/the-emcee-memoirs-a-cinematic-lp Ren Revolution https://twitter.com/Renrevbk Social Media: Sponsor IG @listeningpartypresents @canalstreetmarket Day One Fan's IG @dayonefans Jahmel’s IG @jahmelr LaChelle’s IG/Twitter @createdbyelle Brand IG/Twitter @unpopcultr Podcast Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/c9q67jxxvwj9g5g7fz6ifjbm1/playlist/2fjsGplhScncPLds8XWB3A?si=kGzzfmwgSQGjpufmIFC8tg Send questions + voice notes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hip-hop is without question the most influential genre of music and has the power to educate, uplift and shift cultures around the world. In this episode, we talk with Writer & Educator, Tierney O about her work as Director of Production at EdTech company Flocabulary which specializes in creating educational hip-hop videos for students across the world. Discussed in this episode Currently Obsessed: Mereba, The Jungle is The Only Way Out https://open.spotify.com/album/40L9yPrh6yD1ECI3ofNfPc?autoplay=true&v=L Lion Babe, Cosmic Wind https://open.spotify.com/album/61daGwqgh0MGK2MigtyVfv?si=aH47nVGYTZWJDPaqRUvwRw Broad City Drake, So Far Gone The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel van Der Kolk M.D. https://www.amazon.com/Body-Keeps-Score-Healing-Trauma/dp/0143127748 Molly Burch, To the Boys https://open.spotify.com/track/1sKtOBf6mxUPM59b0Darbs?si=8ufakI-4SvyqCgnPMX7tVA Robyn, Honey https://open.spotify.com/album/0IAaNxxKPy68UkxhKVtIcz?si=pabIbthHSkWTNHtUoiwRsA The Matrix Epigenetics It Didn’t Start With You by Mark Wolynn https://www.amazon.com/Didnt-Start-You-Inherited-Family/dp/1101980389 Topic: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj https://www.netflix.com/title/80239931 Social + Emotional Learning https://casel.org/what-is-sel/ The ACE Study https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childabuseandneglect/acestudy/index.html Common Core Standards http://www.corestandards.org/ Music Production Growth Mindset Theory https://www.learning-theories.com/mindset-theory-fixed-vs-growth-mindset-dweck.html Social Media: Day One Fan's IG @dayonefans Tierney @tierney_O LaChelle @createdbyelle Brand @unpopcultr Podcast Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/c9q67jxxvwj9g5g7fz6ifjbm1/playlist/2fjsGplhScncPLds8XWB3A?si=kGzzfmwgSQGjpufmIFC8tg Send questions + voice notes to email@example.com