What Is Street Cred anyway?

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Andrew Montell

Marketing jargon has tried to hijack street cred but artists are fighting back.

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Street Cred is quite the misused term, largely thanks to publicists throwing the term around whenever a product or artist needs a marketing angle. I mean, which streets are included in the credibility survey anyway?

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Andrew Montell is Founder and Creative Director of Carbon Festival.