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October 2, 2015: Cultural Entrepreneurship Annual Guest Lecture

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Cultural Entrepreneurship Annual Guest Lecture

Kirby Ballroom, Friday, October 2, 2015, 12:30-2:00 PM


CUE&A Event


Christian Rich is a Grammy nominated, Nigeria raised, Chicago born, LA based Artist, Producer, DJ duo consisting of twin brothers Taiwo Hassan and Kehinde Hassan.  Under the guidance of Pharrell Williams and Shae Haley of N.E.R.D, they worked with DiddyLupeFiasco, J Cole and others. Paying the favor back they introduced Pharrell and Earl Sweatshirt, which birthed the song "Burgundy" off of Earl's debut album "Doris".  The duo signed with Warner Chappell Publishing and have produced on multiple #1 albums. They contributed to Drake's #1 Billboard album "Nothing Was The Same" on the intro of "Pound Cake" which features Jay Z and produced Childish Gambino's single "Crawl" from his number one Billboard Rap album, "Because of the Internet"  and his latest EP Kauai, featuring and producing on "The Palisades".  They  also produced 4 tracks for Earl Sweatshirt's #1 Rap Billboard album "Doris" ("Chum", "Centurion", "Molasses", "Knight"), and produced on J Cole's Gold,  #1 Billboard album "Born Sinner" ("Sparks Will Fly").  


Christian Rich completed an 8 month position as Creative Directors at Redbull SoundSelect, producing and A&Ring for Redbull SoundSelect artists and pairing them up with emerging artists including, Twin Shadow, Danny Brown, Earl Sweatshirt and others for theirSXSW 2014 showcase.  They also were featured in Audi's recent, #paidmydues campaign.  In November 2014, they released their first eyeware collaboration with Italian eyeware company, LGR



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