Quote of the Week from Hadji Williams

Making It in Ad Biz Doesn't Take Skills; It Takes Rhythm

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I was tickled by Gawker's take on the news of Steve Stoute and Jay-Z being hired by Interpublic (short version: Steve Stoute is a genius at getting white people to pay him). But Hadji Williams says it even better on his blog:
And to think Interpublic won't hire black people who are trained ad professionals, but they'll hire Jay-Z and Steve Stoute--a former record label exec--as ad men?

Screw going to portfolio school, getting an MBA and learning the ad biz inside out. Aspiring Black ad professionals should just work on making hit records.... that's clearly the best way to get hired in the ad biz.
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