Piper Carter activist, photographer for French Vogue, British Elle and New York Times to name a few. She’s the founder of We Found HipHop, an organization empowering women and girls through HipHop. Featured artists DJ LOVEBEAM and Aisha Ellis both from Motown. Celebrate the first official JUNETEENTH for FREE at Beacon Park 6PM-11PM Saturday, June 19th!
Women Rapping Revolution: Hip Hop and Community Building in Detroit a book based on the chronicles of the cultural movement We Found Hip Hop written by Rebekah Farrugia and Kellie D. Hay and published by University of California Press. A research project to raise awareness of this community and their experiences creating this movement in Detroit. June is African American Music Apprecitation Month and the 1 year book anniversary. Join Piper by tuning into her new podcast Piper Carter Podcast. 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. Hay
The importance of unifying diverse women 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 and 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/