This episode we speak with Josh Akapo, co-founder of creative agency Archtype, who facilitate impactful moments of culture for the likes of Lovebox Festival, Stormzy and DLT. Josh also delivers creative research and insights at Hype Collective, a student marketing agency and is part of a youth mentoring non-profit, Joined Up Thinking, helping curate projects particularly for young people of colour to stand out and reach their potential. 

About Josh https://joshakapo.com/ 

@archtypeUK  https://archtype.co.uk/ 

Josh shares his views on improving ethnic diversity in PR https://www.prmoment.com/blog/how-you-can-help-to-increase-ethnic-diversity-in-pr 

Josh's work with Hype Collective on attractive LGBTQ+ Talent 

https://hypecollective.co.uk/news/research/were-over-the-rainbows-how-employers-can-actually-support-lgbtq-students/ 

https://hypecollective.co.uk/news/research/pulse-check-recap-attracting-lgbtq-talent/ 

 

Josh's recommendations

Spotify https://newsroom.spotify.com/2021-06-02/celebrate-your-unique-listening-style-with-spotifys-only-you-in-app-experience/ 

Big Zuu on Dave https://dave.uktv.co.uk/shows/big-zuus-big-eats/ 

Who We Be Talks Podcast https://open.spotify.com/show/2YissX4xRk9cU2r10620ol 

The Receipts Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-receipts-podcast/id1177040764 

Three Shots of Tequila Podcast https://thisis3shots.com/ 

Over the Bridge Podcast https://soundcloud.com/overthebridgeuk 

All About Love by Bell Hooks

The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good by Michael Sandel

A Short History of African Philosophy by Barry Hallen

 

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