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Juan Hernandez-Cruz

A creative and administrative professional with over a decade of experience working in music, digital media, healthcare, education, sales, and more. He previously worked at Colonize Media where he handled various aspects of digital distribution for music and video assets. Juan is also a musician and has been playing guitar for most of his life.
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Young Thug's Punk Cred

Posted by Juan Hernandez-Cruz on Oct 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Examining Young Thug’s punk cred from a music curation perspective.

Here at Feed Media Group, curators like myself spend hours listening to music from all genres in search of the perfect songs for our clients. The musical knowledge we share is vast, and for me, a genre that I’m especially in tune with is punk. That’s why when Young Thug announced that his new album was actually going to be called P*nk, for punk, I had to take a closer look.

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Topics: Music Curation, Music Review, Mixtape

It's a Trap! Celebrating the Trap DNA in Pop Music around the World

Posted by Juan Hernandez-Cruz on Jul 6, 2021 7:02:28 PM

When we look at the last 20+ years of music, to say that hip hop has become a pillar of popular music would be an understatement. 

The same could be said for trap music and, although we often use the beat and hi-hat as identifiers of the sound, it’s also differentiated by vocalization, composition, and lyrical tropes. This allows trap as a genre to be more absorbable and easier to mix, therefore the spectrum of influence is wide. 

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Topics: Music Curation, Music History, Music Genres