Beatnik Creative is a hub of fierce talent, and at the forefront of that is Ali Raymond. Founder of Beatnik Creative, artist manager, label boss, and overall enthusiastic human, Ali is one of those people you hope to meet someday. To talk to him is to talk to a man truly consumed by the people and the art that he believes in. At Beatnik he works closely with the likes of Eliza Shaddad, ISLAND, Palace, Maddee, Daunt, and much more.

For the latest edition of the 405 Exchange podcast, Ken Grand-Pierre spoke to Ali about the Beatnik Creative, the importance of working and believing in artists, and a trip he took to Colombia. Check out their conversation below.

“The beauty of our label being so small is that we can be flexible, and we can take chances, and go: this needs to exist!”

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