Piper Carter is the founder of We Found HipHop, an organization empowering women and girls through HipHop.
“Women Rapping Revolution: Hip Hop and Community Building in Detroit” is a book based on the chronicles of the cultural movement We Found HipHop written by Rebekah Farrugia and Kellie D. Hay and published by University of California Press. This is a research project to raise awareness of this community and their experiences creating this movement in Detroit. During Women’s History Month in celebration of the one-year book anniversary join Carter’s virtual book club focusing on the book with the author in a virtual series on her Instagram @PiperCarter and @WeFoundHipHop. The book is available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon and WeFoundHipHop.com.
“Detroit, Michigan, has long been recognized as a center of musical innovation and social change,” Rebekah Farrugia and Kellie D. said.
The importance of unifying diverse women especially in Detroit is what We Found HipHop is all about. Mobilization of a grassroots response to political and social pressures. The organization plays a pivotal role in Detroit’s culture by giving upcoming artists a platform to express themselves and support Women in Hip Hop to help them build careers in a safer environment.
To raise awareness world-renowned graphic & graffiti artist Ecuadorian, New York City artist Maria” Toofly” Castillo, one of the few women in the art world to step into a male-dominated graffiti scene in the early 90′s who helped pave the way for others #WomenInHipHop proceeds from the purchase go towards sustaining the organization visit https://wefoundhiphop.com/products/.