|Temple of Hip Hop (Trinity College chapter)
Our mission is to bring the international, nationwide, and local hip hop movement, in all of its elements, which include break-dancing, djing, graffiti, emceeing, and knowledge sharing, to the Trinity College community and the surrounding Hartford area. In addition to the International Hip-Hop Festival, Temple also stage a variety of concerts, open mics, artist showcases, film screenings, and other multicultural events throughout the year. Part of our mission is to collaborate with other student and community organizations as much as possible to make our efforts have a deeper and extended impact.
|Nomadic Wax (www.nomadicwax.com)
Nomadic Wax is a U.S. based social enterprise that produces music, film and educational events aimed at creating cross-cultural exchange and increasing awareness of global issues. Nomadic Wax links diverse communities and encourages social and cultural dialogues through art. Founded in 2001 as a fair trade record label and production company of African hip-hop and urban music, Nomadic Wax has grown into an internationally recognized brand firmly rooted at the intersection of urban media and social change. Through its work in the U.S. and abroad, and its partnerships with organizations ranging form MTV to USAID, Nomadic Wax blends entertainment and academics to build global understanding. Nomadic Wax has organized popular educational events and concerts at public and private schools across the U.S.
|World Hip Hop Market (www.worldhiphopmarket.com)
World Hip Hop Market is a media and events production company centered on global hip hop culture and social activism. Founded in 2004 as an online record store for imported hip hop vinyl, the interviews and media side grew into the world’s premiere source for the most in-depth and respected reporting on international international hip hop culture. World Hip Hop Market has expanded since 2008 into producing festivals and educational events, tour bookings, PR and social media marketing, video and music production.