Genius Names Director of Content

He joins from Complex.

Genius, the lyrics annotation site, has named Brendan Frederick director of content. Frederick comes to Genius from Complex, where he served as vice president.

Prior to his time at Complex, Frederick served as editor in chief of Mass Appeal and Scratch. His work has appeared in The Fader, XXL, Vibe and more.

“Brendan shares our vision of a world in which everyone can experience all art enhanced by an added dimension of conversation and analysis,” said Genius co-founder and CEO Tom Lehman, in a statement. “He’s spent the last decade creating spaces across the Internet for people to connect with the art and culture they love, and we can’t wait to see how he empowers our community of scholars and artists to do amazing things on Genius and beyond.”