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BEHIND THE LENS: BJ COOPER

Our music editor recently linked with music video director BJ Cooper, who is also a digital media designer, to discuss how he went from curating athletic highlight tapes for his high school friends to directing music videos, and his work on album artwork for some of your favorite Bay Area artists.

BEHIND THE BEAT: ALLIE YAMAGUCHI

When booking my most recent shoot, I wanted to find a makeup artist that was talented, professional, and real af which is why Alexandria Lordee – although most of you probably call her Allie Yamaguchi – was my go to choice. Recently, I sat her down and talked about her skills, background, and inspiration. Get to know the woman behind the beat.