Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Sowmya Krishnamurthy wears red lipstick and interviews your favorite artists. A hip-hop aficionado since the "public school era," Sowmya has contributed to the Village Voice since 2011. She frequently appears on-air as a pop culture expert on MTV, CNN, E!, VH1, NPR and the Huffington Post. A native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sowmya started her career at William Morris Endeavor and has worked at Bad Boy Records and CNN. Follow her adventures on TheSowmyaLife.com.

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