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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: PT. 4

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: PT. 4

Sandra Stanisa May 30, 2014 8

Bad Perm: It’s refreshing to see someone that isn’t complaining. I find people denounce the music a lot and they’re not even an artist so it’s like, could you even make a song? Lola

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: Pt. 3

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: Pt. 3

Sandra Stanisa May 29, 2014 9

Bad Perm: Who is your favourite artist to work with? Was there ever a time when an artist wasn’t manageable and you had to part ways? Lola Plaku: Yes. It happens everyday. [We both

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: Pt. 2

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: Pt. 2

Sandra Stanisa May 27, 2014 6

Bad Perm: What was your biggest obstacle in this industry? How did you overcome it and did it change you as a person? Lola Plaku: I still haven’t overcome it. The biggest obstacle in

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: Pt. 1

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Lola Plaku :: Pt. 1

Sandra Stanisa May 26, 2014 8

Trusting your gut instinct and having faith in your decisions is difficult. Enter the world of hip hop PR and marketing and that difficulty multiples by tenfold. But Lola Plaku, Founder of iLuvLola and

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Che Kothari :: Pt. 3

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Che Kothari :: Pt. 3

Sandra Stanisa April 29, 2014 5

BP: Moving on from art to hip hop, the ongoing conversation between Generations X, Y and Z, it’s been said that Millennials are destroying hip hop by moving it further and further away from

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Che Kothari :: Pt. 2

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Che Kothari :: Pt. 2

Sandra Stanisa April 24, 2014 3

BP: The tagline for festival is “Art is Power” so how is art power? CK: So this year for the festival the theme was more about evolution, which is always something that has resonated

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Che Kothari :: Pt. 1

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Che Kothari :: Pt. 1

Sandra Stanisa April 23, 2014 4

For two years now, I’ve attended the Manifesto Festival of Community & Culture in the fall with great enthusiasm. I always leave invigorated and inspired – a sensation that is often sustained well throughout

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[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 2

[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 2

Sandra Stanisa March 31, 2014 2

BP: I don’t know if you’ve heard a lot about the Wu-Tang reunion concert that happened… TS: Oh yeah absolutely! That was packed, right? BP: Yeah! Basically it facilitated this discussion on social media

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[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 1

[READ] In Conversation w/ Tika Simone :: Pt. 1

Sandra Stanisa March 31, 2014 20

The truth may set you free, but sometimes telling it, especially when you know it can potentially offend the recipient is hard. You know what else is sometimes hard? Making people laugh. But somehow,

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[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Priya Ramanujam :: Pt. 3

[INTERVIEW] In Conversation w/ Priya Ramanujam :: Pt. 3

Sandra Stanisa March 8, 2014 4

BP: There’s an ongoing debate between the older hip hop heads and the younger ones. I like to say that it’s Gen X, Gen Y and Z. The older ones will say that the

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