Rap Culture Recognition

Non-traditional art tributes to music performers create deeper connections

Implications - Artists and brands alike are cultivating reputable art pieces in honor of prominent hip-hop and rap figures, working to engage with fans and deepen cultural connectivity in non-conventional ways. Whether an artist is creating a new comic book, or a brand is erecting statues in commemoration, leveraging idiosyncratic outlets expands music culture and fandom in unseen and inspiring ways.

Workshop Question - What is one marketplace that your brand doesn't currently play in that could present a new way to connect with your consumers?
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Hip Hop Artist Statues - These Spotify Statues are on Display at the 'RapCaviar Pantheon'
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This Year and Warm 676 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 17
Hip Hop Artist Statues
These Spotify Statues are on Display at the 'RapCaviar Pantheon'
In an effort to continue its incredibly marketable year, Spotify has now introduced Spotify statues, which were erected at Brooklyn museum in celebration of this year’s three biggest hip hop... [More]
Singer-Starring Comic Series - Marvel is Planning an Upcoming Starboy Comic Starring The Weeknd
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This Year and Warm 616 Clicks Pub: Mar 27, 18
Singer-Starring Comic Series
Marvel is Planning an Upcoming Starboy Comic Starring The Weeknd
The Weeknd joins forces with Marvel in creating the upcoming ‘Starboy’ comic series, written by the singer himself. The collaborative forces deliver an original plot line based on The... [More]
Neon Rap Portraits - Natalie Wong Creates Stylish Pieces That Blend Modern Art with Modern Music
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This Year and Warm 1,083 Clicks Pub: Jan 26, 18
Neon Rap Portraits
Natalie Wong Creates Stylish Pieces That Blend Modern Art with Modern Music
Hong Kong-based multimedia artist Natalie Wong’s newest collection is entitled ‘Neon Rap Portraits.’ In this collection, Wong produced 12 neon portraits of iconic rappers,... [More]
Rap Album Art Lighters - The Novelty Lighter is Inspired by Jay-Z's Popular 4:44 Album Release
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Mild 739 Clicks Pub: Jul 7, 17
Rap Album Art Lighters
The Novelty Lighter is Inspired by Jay-Z's Popular 4:44 Album Release
Designed by Etsy’s HipHopSmokeShop, this novelty lighter is yet another way for music fans to celebrate Jay-Z’s critically acclaimed 4:44 album release. The long-awaited album was... [More]
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