Oct 19, 2022
Ben Wynter, Joe Frankland and Paulette Long OBE
*Ben Wynter* and *Joe Frankland*, co-founders of *POWER UP*, along with *Paulette Long OBE (*Executive Steering Committee Member), on the initiative’s efforts to support Black British music creators, industry professionals and executives, while also addressing anti-Black racism and other racial disparities in the music sector. Launched in January 2021, POWER UP became the very first recipient of *IMPALA’s **Changemaker Award* in May 2022. The discussion revolves around POWER UP’s work to break down barriers, its ambitions to build a fairer music industry and their reflections on receiving the award and next steps.
On Ben’s playlist: Sounds of Blackness, Bebe & Cece Winans, 50 Cent, Johnny Hartman, Mace the Great & Jay Z
On Joe’s playlist : Flohio, Sarathy Korwar & Swindle
On Paulette’s playlist: Jonathan McReynolds, Kirk Franklin, DOE, PJ Morton, Guvna B & Still Shadey