Meet Culture Hype intern Jessica Smith! She is 21 years old. Born in Austin, Texas & grew up in McKinney, Texas. She is a Junior, public relations major with a minor in marketing at UNT. She is passionate about writing, music, fashion, poetry & art. In the future, Jessica aspires to work as a publicist in the entertainment industry.
Julie McCullough is one of Dallas' top multi-hyphenates. This badass lady is not only the mind behind Folksie, a clothing line she launched in 2011, but also The Pin Show, a one-night event combining the best up-and-coming fashion designers & music acts on the runway.
Her path to maker, fashion designer, seamstress & producer was paved with grit, determination & a dedication to thoughtful design & collaboration. She aspires to be a champion for those who enjoy the process of hand-made goods while emboldening artists & entrepreneurs with her success as a passionate, self-made creator, designer & event producer.
"I decided for my playlist that I wanted to pick 12 songs that I think everyone should know. These songs range from upbeat sunshiny songs to slower melancholy tunes. If my life were a movie this would be my soundtrack."
Singer-songwriter Parker Twomey is a seriously imprssive 16-year-old Booker T. Washington High School student. This week's #MUSICMONDAY playlist is chock full of this young prodigy's inspo. Join us in Oak Cliff at his Spinster Records Day Party on May 28! Check our calendar for more deets.
Forget #MCM, we're all about #MUSICMONDAY! This week's playlist is a mashup of tunes curated by Shabby Talebi, who's new to the #TeamHype crew. A first generation American born to Iranian parents, Shabby has had a passion for music since she was a toddler. This UTD grad has a B.A in Emerging Media & Communications & has even booked acts such Alex & Sierra and Liz Y2K. She's a pro at marketing & spent time honing her skills at Sony, nailing an international marketing campaign for Zayn. A serious music obsessee, Shabby spends her free time curating playlists & rocking out at local shows. When she's not working, she has a charity group to raise money & awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She's a boss, so check out her #YOLO playlist below!