Arcade44.tv is a progressive, multi-media platform for the new millennium. We deliver original video content to a dynamic community of today’s cultural creators and consumers. The digital network celebrates global pop culture within the worlds of music, art, fashion and nightlife.
Since launching in March 2010, Arcade44 has been featured in media outlets including HypeBeast, Jezebel, Idolator, The Fader, Refinery29, and GQ.
California native Angela Cravens hails from the sleepy surf town of Leucadia. The former Executive Editor of TRACE Magazine, she’s served on the Editorial Board of CITY and contributed to the New York Times, the Fader, Vibe, and Page Six Magazine. A UC Berkeley grad, she now calls The East Village of Manhattan home.
Fataah Dihaan is a Manhattanite by way of Buffalo, NY. An actor, writer and freelance fashion publicist, the multi-hyphenate studied at Fordham University. In addition to MTV Networks, Fataah has worked with brands including Adidas, Brian Wood Collection and the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
FOUNDING DESIGN DIRECTOR
Toronto’s own Matt Yu is a graphic designer, web programmer, and musician. Schooled at the York Sheridan Design program, he’s worked for Pentagram, Tsang Seymour, ScrollMotion and De-De. His clients have included The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Columbia University, and CNN. Matt currently lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Born in Ottawa and raised in Boston, Annick Mayer is a proud East coast native who writes on music and the arts. The New School alum worked in community outreach, education, and Music PR before landing at world-renowned agency Saatchi & Saatchi. As Talent Manager for our One Night Stand event at the Bowery Hotel, Annick curated and corralled bands for the exclusive CMJ Week event.
Parisian Nadir Simon is a musician/producer/DJ now living in NYC. Under the moniker Jus’Dope, he’s produced for house labels DEFECTED Music, MOMO Records, Universal Music and BLOCKHEADZ Recordingz. He’s also been a resident saxophonist in many clubs of the “Golden Triangle” of the Champs Élysées. Nadir studied at the American School of Modern Music in Paris.
Buffalo-born music head Jermaine Bell provides insight and expertise on the technical realm for Arcade44. Supporting a diverse roster of clients, he also runs tech for The Wendy Williams Show.
Title animation by Mark Okon.