Pop Life: Afrofuturism Meets Pop Culture
On this episode of Pop Life, Kendall Phillips chats with Tiffany Bender Abdallah about the recent rise in Afrofuturistic content in Popular Culture. Tiffany is a Supervising Producer at Conde Nast, with a hunger for storytelling. Over the past few years she’s gained a diverse skill set for producing entertainment, beauty/fashion, conflict, and human interest.
They open the show by discussing their reaction to the recent Marvel film, Black Panther. From there they explore examples of Afrofuturism in Pop Culture prior to the Black Panther films, and how the future of Afrofuturism will continue to evolve in Pop Culture.
This episode was produced with assistance from Jamie Korenblat.