Kelly Shami is an artist and jewelry designer based in New York City, and is currently the Creative Producer at Parkwood Entertainment. We talk about growing up in New Jersey with roots in Syria and Lebanon. Also we discuss about her personal fashion, her start with Nylon Magazine, her collaborations with Pintrill and Nike, and her upcoming book on cocktails. We even get to discuss why the Yankees are the best sports team New York has to offer.
First Generation Burden is a series of conversations with immigrants the children of immigrants. It is a platform to celebrate the unique and diverse immigrant population in this America. Also, it’s just a bunch of fun conversations with good people.
Rich Tu is an artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. He is also first generation Filipino-American and who cares about culture and the future.