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Hosted By: Rob Richardson

Come As You Are, Change the Game

Phylicia Fant is the Co-head of Urban at Columbia Records. “You have to honor who you are and show up in that space,” said Fant. “To thrive and survive, you have to be comfortable with you. Be okay with celebrating your uniqueness. That’s your superpower.”

As a music executive, the Spelman College graduate has conceived and executed campaigns for a myriad of multi-platinum, award-winning artists including Drake’s OVO Sound, Prince, Jason Derulo, Swizz Beatz, Common, Andra Day, Amy Winehouse, Raphael Saadiq, Kid Cudi, and Lil Nas X to name a few. Fant is also known also creating opportunities for others to succeed.

Whenever Fant meets a new artist for the first time, she always asks about their legacy goals. For Fant, legacy is more than just financial freedom. She wants to know how they plan to change their communities. (54:21)

In this Episode You Will Learn:
How to keep from being typecasted or put in a box.
How to change your brand while remaining authentic. 
Why having no plan is sometimes the best plan?

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