Photo cred: Julius Schlosburg








Loud Republic and Neoglyphix presents:

Native American Influence on Hip Hop Culture

Hip Hop has become a blend of cultural influences over the decades. Daniel G., Shining Soul, & Charles Norton will be discussing how Native Americans have made their impact and their mark on Hip Hop. 

UA Africana Studies presents:

Hip Hop Program Professors

Durand, Zenenga, Sanchez, and Dotson are part of the faculty who teach in the University of Arizona Minor in Hip-Hop Studies (the only such program in the country and perhaps even the world). Each are going to speak on the making of the program or on their own respective course subjects.


HIPHOPDX Presents:

Approaching the Media in Hip Hop

Justin Hunte is the Brand Ambassador of HipHopDX and before that he was the Editor in Chief. From New York to Los Angeles, Justin shares his insight on approaching the media and what goes on behind the scenes.


Central Animal Hospital Presents:

The Making of a Label and Getting Signed

Owning and operating your own record label is no simple task. Michael Tolle, the founder of Mello Music, shares his unique insight on signing artists, distributing music, and running a successful independent record label.


Loud Republic Presents:

Booking Shows, Tours, and How to Promote Them

When booking shows and tours, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Dan Hernandez of Stateside, and Ripdee of GLDN Artist Group, provide in depth details on booking shows and tours, as well as promoting them



This workshop was lead by the Creators of Pushing Buttons.

Listen as Roch, Phen, Jed teach about the ins and outs of production using hardware like drum machines, samplers, keyboards, and computers. 


Phatcat Records Rap Van takeover performance
Times 5pm - 8:45pm
rides every 45 minutes

Engle Studio Tucson Cypher

Engle Studio is Professional recording studio that provides tracking, mixing, and mastering. Located in the basement of Expaned universe, take a free tour and record your hottest 8 bars for the Tucson cypher of the century! Pick one of 3 beats, write 8 bars, and Engle studios will record you the day of the festival live at the #THHF17. This is open to the public but based on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Sign up today or at Engle Studios.




Location - 191 E. Toole Ave