For the latest Forever Forwards episode, the group chat to Cle Gyimah, Creative Director & Founder of the Very Rare agency. Cle, born and bred in Amsterdam to Ghanaian parents, speaks on the beginnings of his brand in 2013 (4:12) and then how important he feels representation is (8:32). Cle then touches on potential clients now trying to reach out in the wake of BLM protests earlier this year (20:33). The joys of black culture is brought up (32:25) and Cle speaks about his upbringing in Amsterdam and chimes in where he falls on the infamous Ghana vs Nigeria jollof rice debate (38:15)!
A curious mind with a background in film and photography who is telling authentic stories using real people, Cle’s drive is Very Rare and it’s no surprise with the heights he has taken his company to. A candid and humourous conversation, this isn’t one to be missed for sure.
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