Pink Elephant's Founder Sits Down With BrothaSpeak

Pink Elephant’s founder, Japan, recently sat down with BrothaSpeak Podcast to discuss the upcoming Festival. In his podcasts, Gadson discusses current events and issues affecting the Black LGBT community, making the sit down between the two founders fated.

Japan shares his mission behind the festival, stating that he wanted for there to be a place for LGBT artists to be recognized for their work in the hip hop community. They touch on the Festival’s place in the hip hop community and why the Festival is in Austin, Texas. Going into it’s second year, the Pink Elephant Hip Hop Festival recently partnered with LEMON BRANDS to rebrand the festival and elevate its digital presence. When asked about where he sees the festival going, Japan sees a bright future. He would one day like to create a Pink Elephant Record Label and Awards Ceremony, further continuing to celebrate and highlight the work of LGBT artists in the hip hop community.

Listen to the full podcast below. Are you an aspiring Pink Elephant Artist? Sign up NOW! Artist Registration ends March 1st. Interested in attending? Get your tickets here.

Pink Elephant Hip Hop Festival Launch!

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Pink Elephant Officially Launches 2017 Festival!

New York, New York - Wednesday January 23, 2017 - Pink Elephant Hip Hop Festival has just launched a rebrand and new website for their upcoming 2017 festival (March 31 - April 2) in Austin, TX. Complete with newly refined logo and look this elephant is making some new noise. The website features new artist and vendor registration, attendee registration, artist spotlights, and the full festival schedule. Visit the official website to purchase your ticket and keep up to date with all the things Pink Elephant.

The Pink Elephant Hip Hop Festival is the nation’s largest annual LGBT Hip-Hop Music Festival bringing together the most dynamic and electrifying entertainers in the country! The festival features 25 of the most renowned LGBT artists in the hip-hop music scene. The two-day celebration will feature musical performances and panels showcasing the rich and diverse talent that has been shut out from the mainstream. Our purpose is simple, create a place where music strengthens community. Artists, emcees, DJs, music producers, talent managers, industry execs, scholars and hip-hop heads from all over the world come together to celebrate and address the social and cultural issues that affect the LGBT community.

Pierre Hill
Pink Elephant Hip Hop Festival