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Spotify and Procter & Gamble Dive into Bias in Music with Harmonize Original Podcast

15/11/2019

You're not pretty for a Black girl. You are beautiful, period.

With this simple reminder from a mother to her young daughter, Procter & Gamble's award-winning campaign, The Talk, began a conversation about race in mainstream media. Now, Spotify and P&G are continuing the dialogue with Harmonize, a new podcast series focused on the impact of racial bias in the U.S. and how music has served as a catalyst for change. The four episodes, featuring Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award-winner (EGOT) John Legend and rapper, songwriter, and record executive Pusha T, are available today exclusively on Spotify.

Hosted by communications consultant and award-winning writer Jamilah Lemieux-a leading millennial voice on issues of race, gender, and sexuality-and featuring music expert Cory Townes, Harmonize expands the conversation that P&G pushed into the mainstream with The Talk, and continues with their more recent campaign, The Look. (Visit TalkaboutBias.com to get the 411 on The Look ).

It is so important to have an open, honest dialogue around difficult topics like race, gender and bias, said John Legend. I have huge respect for companies like Spotify and P&G that are creating spaces for artists like myself to have these conversations, which are long overdue.

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