Hit Like A Girl® Names De’Arcus Curry As Its Celebrity Spokesperson For 2020.
De’Arcus Curry, former Champion and current drummer for internationally-acclaimed musical artist Janelle Monae, has been selected as the official spokesperson of the 2020 Hit Like A Girl contest for female drummers, percussionists and beatmakers. De’Arcus will appear in advertising and marketing and represent the program at drum festivals and other events throughout the year.
“De’Arcus was our very first Champion back in 2012 and she is well on her way to becoming one of the world’s elite drum artists,” Hit Like A Girl Executive Director David Levine explains. “Along with players like Anika Nilles, Jordan West, Elise Trouw, Helen de la Rosa, Venzella Joy and others— many of whom also participated in HLAG over the years— De’Arcus is part of a new wave of female drummers that are changing the world.”