Tag: Swarm

Op-Ed: Amazon Prime Show “Swarm” a Social Commentary on Fan Culture

Op-Ed: Amazon Prime Show “Swarm” a Social Commentary on Fan Culture

From Nicki Minaj’s Barbs to Lady Gaga’s Little Monsters, fan culture (also known as “fandoms” or Stans) has become one the largest propellers of popular culture’s universal success. By definition, fandoms are described as large communities built around shared enjoyment of an aspect of popular culture ranging from books, films, bands, sports, and celebrities. While there is nothing wrong with sharing your love for a particular aspect of popular culture, at what point does this become obsessive?

Childish Gambino & Kirby Share New EP to Amazon Show “Swarm”

Childish Gambino & Kirby Share New EP to Amazon Show “Swarm”

The EP is inspired by and arrives on the same day as Glover’s new Amazon Prime series Swarm, a story of a young woman, Dre (played by Dominique Fishback), who is obsessed with a fictional pop star that’s eerily similar to Beyoncé. The fictional pop star, Ni’jah, is voiced by KIRBY both in the show and EP.

Hey! Are you enjoying NYCTastemakers? Make sure to join our mailing list for NYCTM and never miss the chance to read all of our articles!