Being Black Is the Revolution: Inside Beats by Dre's 'You Love Me'
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This week on Tagline, we look at the most startling brand statement on race from the turbulent months after George Floyd's death in 2020: Beats by Dre's two-minute film "You Love Me." We speak with the team who created the work at the agency Translation—how they pivoted from a product campaign, partnered with A-listers led by the director Melina Matsoukas, went down a very different path than they expected to at first, and in the end achieved a remarkable double triumph: celebrating the beauty and resilience of Black America, while confronting white America for loving Black culture but hating Black people.
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