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BRNDD: Conversations with Creatives

Branded by dictionary definition in the commerce world means carrying the brand or trademark of a manufacture. In today’s world, the definition of a brand has opened up much more. Brand’s can be the label names we wear, the companies we support, down to our own individual selves. Join BRNDD hosts, Donte’ Cotton and Ronald James as they interview not just people behind the brands but also some of the influencers on these brands. Musicians, artists, athletes and store owners have created their own brand and we want to examine how these worlds collide. So tune in as BRNDD takes you inside the world of today’s creatives.
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Feb 27, 2022

Donte and Ronald are joined by Cheresse Thornhill-Goldson (Design Director of Adidas S.E.E.D. and No Shoes Creative) and Liz Connelly (Co-founder and program manager of Adidas S.E.E.D.). The BRNDD duo get to chop it up with Liz and Cheresse about their history in design, forming the S.E.E.D. program and more!

 

Highlights:

5:50 - Introductions

17:29 - What is Adidas S.E.E.D.?

20:15 - Taking a Leap of Faith

25:58 - Creating a Comfortable Space

31:39 - The moment of Clarity

33:56 - Getting into Adidas S.E.E.D.

38:00 - Age Ain't Nothing but a Number

42:34 - Working at the Brooklyn Farm

50:05 - The Favorites

55:33 - The BRNDD 10

Check out Cheresse and Liz's BRNDD 10 Playlist on Spotify:

Cheresse:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4fGt7Obz4cWRn1OBih90hh?si=Nob41-kURIy4f3KJx3F_Lg
 
Liz:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/78KPEK41I4YouHR77Esi3h?si=aVamPRkTS3y2FBLefOLe7w

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Feb 13, 2022

Dexton Deboree is a filmmaker and branded content creator who has worked with the likes of Nike and Jordan Brand. He's also the founder of Falkon, a creative production agency. Ronald and Donte sit down with Dexton to talk about his journey into becoming a director, working with Will Smith, his Unbanned: The Legend of the AJ1 documentary and more. Time Stamps:

6:21 - Finding Sports

12:03 - Moving from Athlete to Artist

17:41 - From Cigar Talk to Commercial Work for Jordan Brand

32:20 - Unbanned: The Legend of the AJ1

38:24 - The Importance of Minority Storytelling

48:45 - Will Smith's "Best Shape of My Life"

58:19 - Favorites

1:01:43 - The BRNDD 10

 

Check out Dexton's BRNDD 10 Playlist on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/46gdlUkr9xXSIcSfQ2ONje

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