Ashley Charlton Griffin is a diverse content creator. She specializes in Hallyu entertainment, with an emphasis on K-pop and music production commentary.
Ashley "Multifacetedacg" Griffin is a digital content creator, writer, entrepreneur, and public speaker. As an authority on the Hallyu phenomenon, She is a sought-after speaker and moderator who has collaborated on projects and events with various domestic and international companies and brands, such as KCON USA, Aewen.com, VS Entertainment/MKF, and GFN's K-Popular, a radio show based in Gwangju, South Korea.
YouTube was the first space to afford Ashley many opportunities. On her main channel, Multifacetedacg, she has showcased her trademark comedic commentary on Korean popular music (K-pop) for nearly a decade. The main channel also features vlogs, interviews, and other non-Hallyu content.
In May 2019, Ashley embarked upon an ambitious commitment to distinguishing herself as "Your favorite foreign Korean music historian" with the debut of Multifacetedacg Presents: An Album a Day (A3Day). The podcast traverses over 30 years of discographies with opinionated and fact-based commentary on weekdays and currently boasts an audience of over 10,000 listeners.
As a writer and digital journalist, she has showcased her writing skills on various popular websites, such as Korean entertainment websites KpopStarz, The One Shots, and MACG Magazine. Her knowledge and appreciation for South Korea also earned her the distinction of an honorary reporter with Korea.net, and consultancy with tastemakers in the music, film and entertainment industry.
In February 2021, Ashley joined the Black into K-pop Coalition (BKC), a cohort and community of Black K-pop podcasts during Black History Month. She provided support by leading BKC's social media initiatives, participated in various cooperative events with its members, and supported BKC's founder in collaborative efforts with brands such as Podchaser and GoodPods.
Ashley was part owner and President of Operations of Multifacetedacg Productions, LLC (MACG Productions), a multimedia entertainment company creating content for diverse audiences until its formal closing in 2021.
She owns Kpop Social Night (KPSN), which established K-pop roller skating events in the U.S. and originated #KPSNPODCASTFEST in 2020 to celebrate the efforts of the Hallyu podcasting community, with a focus on mental health awareness.
In March 2020, Ashley launched Am7 Apothecary with the crowdfunding support of her fanbase, a product line that merges music and relaxation.
Philanthropy & Advocacy
Ashley is the team leader of The Giving MACGoalas. a Kiva lending team committed to supporting low-income entrepreneurs and students in over 70 countries.
She also leads quarterly mentor cohorts in support of the efforts of the tastemakers of tomorrow.