Record Label Takes It Up A Notch

Martin Cortez points to this outdoor board placed by Champaign, IL-based hip hop label, Up A Notch Records in the name of a fictional parents organization, Coalition of Responsible and Attentive Parents (C.R.A.P).
The label then encouraged a student group, Urbana Champaign Hip Hop Congress to deface their media placements, which was quickly done. Whether members of the student group feel like pawns, easliy manipulated by the savvy guerilla marketers at the record label, is not know at this time.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.