5 Questions With Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Critic and Journalist


If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, you don’t know what you’re missing. The former executive editor of The Fader has been on the scene since 1999, writing about music, fashion, and pop culture for outlets as varied as Rookie, Rolling Stone and The Cut. She took some time between interviews with FKA Twigs and covering Romeo Santos’ homecoming tour for Rolling Stone to answer our questions, which you can check out after the jump.

Neighborhood You Live In: Los Sures

Brooklyn Band/Act to Watch: Junglepussy and Dai Burger, two super-tuff up and coming rappers

Record Listened to Most in Life: It’s a song: “You Can’t Play With My Yo-Yo” by Yo-Yo

Favorite Brooklyn Bar: Ore Bar, because I am old and it is (usually) quiet

Go-to Drank: Espolón Blanco on the rocks


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