Tag: Janelle Monae

Now on Forbes: The Evolution of Afropunk

Voices inside and outside of @afropunk on how the business and the marketplace continues to evolve.

/ September 11, 2016

Afropunk Announces 2016 Festival Lineup

@afropunk is on its way. Pay attention, marketers!

/ April 20, 2016

Afropunk, Black Diversity, And What Marketers Need To Know

The huge opportunity marketers are missing by ignoring the black alt consumer.

/ August 24, 2014

Now on @Slideshare: The Rise of Black Alternative Culture

Like other segments, the black audience is fracturing. But a new segment worth marketers' attention has emerged.

/ September 11, 2013

Pitchfork Kills With Its Immersive Janelle Monae “Cover” Story

I have a newfound respect for Pitchfork.  It wasn't always the case.  As someone who focuses on black alt music, I've always felt that the site tended more towards bland, white indie rock dudes.  That said, I'm damn impressed by the "cover" story treatment they gave my favorite cybergirl Janelle...

/ September 5, 2013

Now on TheRoot.com: Rock is Black Music, Too!

Time to give rock another look. Because hip hop is out of ideas.

/ April 21, 2009