Reaching a global online readership of 6.4 billion people and over 9.7 million coverage views and climbing, The Neely Air Mi Adidas TR-808 custom concept has officially been welcomed with open arms by the Latin American audience. Created by Margo Neely, Hijacked Artist Management broke the story and lit the match that sparked a worldwide fire in the mainstream media. The still-growing viral phenomenon has appeared in major print and digital publications in nearly every country in Central and South America, scoring full-page features and video tributes in GQ, Diario Online, DJ Mag, La Voz, Phouse, Life And Style, Terra, Mixmag, Tenho Mais Discos Que Amigos, and Wake, among hundreds of others. The innovative beat making shoes captured the imagination of the press and fans alike, disturbing the peace with an additional estimated engagement of 27 to 45 million across all social media channels.
Margo Neely, creator of the Neely Air Mi Adidas TR-808 sneaker and Chief Creative Officer at Neely & Daughters, sought to pay homage to the legendary Roland TR-808 drum machine and the pioneers of Hip Hop with a 21st century twist. An influencer and innovator pioneering the crossover and amalgamation of creative and branding in the fashion, music, tech, and lifestyle spaces, Neely’s drum machine concept shoes represent the future of both wearables and effective marketing. Margo expounded on her role as a creative and the genesis of the Neely Air Mi Adidas TR-808 concept in exclusive interviews with Ask Audio’s Rounik Sethi and Matt Kennedy of Pod Sequentialism.
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