THE 2019 TEAM THAT MAKES IT HAPPEN


Directors

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Pike Romero

Creative behind Hip Hop blog WeAreBugginOut and local deejay, Pike is inspired by all the elements of Hip Hop and encourages fans of the culture to never lose sight of their local Hip Hop community.

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Jocelyn Valencia

Passionate about meaningful experiences and valuable content, Jocelyn is a multi-faceted entrepreneur that creates exactly that. She enjoys cultivating resources for her community and is determined to do so. Jocelyn is continuously inspired by the culture and evolution of Hip Hop.

Element AMBASSADORS

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Tha Nox

Nox was raised in Tucson and on the Tohono O'odham nation. As the THHF Graffiti Ambassador and community member, Nox is encouraging graffiti as a positive art form for the next generation in our communities. ”The next generation is my inspiration. They are the ones to carry these styles and elements for the next generation after them,” states Nox.

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Gabriel Barreda

Also known as “Mankind,” Gabriel is the THHF rap ambassador. Previously a local rapper in the scene with extensive performing experience, he now has turned his attention to producing and hosting his “The Afterworld” podcast where he interviews local rappers.

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Tige “DJ Touch” Lewis

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Nate “Killawho” Camacho

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Coordinator for Pushing Buttons (a monthly beat maker showcase) and Founder of the Sonoran Beat Collective, Jed is the THHF Producer Ambassador.

Site production

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Frank Bair

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Mariel Aquino

Mariel is the THHF Volunteer Coordinator. Her involvement with non-profits (since 2013) and attendance at local shows gained Mariel the light of a champion supporter. Lately, she’s been stuck on Black Milk and his recent project, “FEVER.”

Media Team

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Odette Felix

Digital and Social Media Director of Dark Horse Media, Odette Felix has always been inspired politically charged artists. Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Chance the Rapper, and Killer Mike are amongst the artists that move her.

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Maxwell Lukas Mijnlieff Gay

THHF’s official graphic designer, also known as Mylkweed, Maxwell is an all-around artist with a strong desire to have a positive impact in the world. Brought into the world by some OG Hip Hop heads, he recalls Outkast, Ludacris and Kanye in his earliest memories.

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Julius Schlosburg

Full-time photographer, THHF’s photo ambassador, and local Tucson drummer, Julius is engrained in the music scene. He’s inspired by the collaborative aspects of beat makers, rappers, artists, promoters, and all others involved to create an experience. Working with local Hip Hop artists made him fall in love with the art.

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Shana “SD Visions” Rose Gegantoca

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Sonny “SD Visions” Houston