Speaking Topics

Rob’s presentation topics include:

  • The Rise of Black Alternative Culture
  • Why culture matters
  • How brands can stay abreast of contemporary culture
  • Cultural leadership

Past Speaking Engagements



An excerpt from my 2010 SXSW panel where I interviewed punk band Death.

BoldasLIVE event series, September 2007. My thoughts on how to make progressive culture matter in the marketplace.

Additional Speaking

In The Media

Quoted by BET’s TJ Holmes

Boldaslove.us is EbonyJet.com’s editor’s pick

NPR Interviews

Interview in Purple Magazine: Page 1
and Page 2

Arise Magazine article on Afro-Punk (Download Afro Punk_arise_interview):

“Afro-punk draws from the full spectrum of black music and music in general,” explains black rock evangelist and music marketer Rob Fields. “It’s a direct challenge to the simple notion that black music equals hip hop and/or R&B.”

Interview on Afronerd Radio

Interview on the Portland, Oregon KBOO-FM show “Guess Who’s Coming To Radio?”

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