Eve Lacroix

Music, OldVenue

Branding in music videos

For What do Nicki Minaj’s Pills and Potions, Lily Allen’s Hard Out Here and Azealia Banks’ Yung Rapunxel all have in common? Aside from chart-topping and mainstream success, a pretty blatant product placement of Beats by Dr Dre. If the name doesn’t sound familiar, you will recognise the image; the speakers are shaped like a…

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Royal romance

Just as magazines were brewing up engagement rumours following Prince Harry and his girlfriend of two years Cressida Bonas’ first official appearance as a couple, their split has been announced. Certain gossip circles claim Kate Middleton played a role in their separation. You see, Cressida has a half-sister named Isabella Calthorpe who once had a…