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Adeola Salau

Executive Director
Party Blackly

Addy (the Baddy) Salau is a Brooklyn-based artist, educator and creative producer. After graduating from Harvard in 2013 and returning to her hometown in NYC, she witnessed a rather rapid displacement of BIPOC people and businesses across Bed-Stuy.

In 2017, she launched Party Blackly to mobilize local NYC artists and community in support and protection of Black owned venues and spaces. Her community work has been featured in Travel Noire, and the Brooklyn Eagle. Addy also has a parallel career as an performing singer, rapper and teaching artist. In 2020, Addy was selected as an official SXSW performer. In 2022, Addy was selected as a SXSW Panel Picker Winner for her pitch on Artists Protecting Black Owned Spaces & Venues.

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Events featuring Adeola Salau
Events featuring Adeola Salau