The Foundation

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The Foundation Sponsored by:
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The social impact of Hip Hop is a cultural revolution which crosses borders, inspires ideas & influences behaviors.

Encouraging freedom of expression, healthy competition, independent thought, & positive self-identity, this weekly event as a movement focuses on redefining the vital role of Women in Hip Hop.

Our mission is to educate and empower the community through sharing our love of the arts, while inspiring change and growth.

Hosted by Detroit’s own Piper CarterNik Nak, & Mahogany Jones. Featuring DJ’s Auset, La Jedi, & Stacye J. with B-Girls Ri$ Money, Mama (Hardcore Detroit), & Teena Marie Graf Artist Riku, Graf Artist “HELP”, Photographer Cindyslick, & The Fembassy’s Glennisha Morgan.

Co-Founded by Legendary Detroit Emcees Invincible & Miz Korona along w Piper Carter:
This evening is dedicated to celebrating, supporting, and creating empowering images of Women through Performance, Film, Videos, Internet and other forms of media. :Open Mic, Freestyle Cipher, Graffiti, B-Girls, showcases, special guests, & other surprises.

Once a month we have our in house all female hiphop band YIN. Whose members AKA detroit Rock band Lola Valley.
We have an open mic with ALL people welcome. Past special guests include Invincible, Miz Korona, Niambi, Monica Blaire, Mz Jonz, Skim, D.S. Sense, T Miller, Jessica Care Moore, Mae Day, Finale, 14KT, Mu, DJ Graffiti Buff 1, Big A, Zhao-Ski, FES, Masood, Mudd, Kiko & sooooo much more!
Consistant supporters include the likes of DJ Head (Eminem), DJ Dez (Slum Village), DJ Sicari (5 Ela), DJ Soko, Sintex (Detroit’s best graff writer), & much much more.

We call it The Foundation because we are dedicated to preserving the culture of Real Hip Hop and also because Women are the Foundation of the Universe!

We are a Collective building a movement. We also support each other by meeting every week on Sundays to organize, workshop, strategize, discuss issues, do artist development, and connect as Sisters.Recent Accomplishments of our Collective:we’ve hosted panels and workshops and performed @ Ohio State University, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Hip Hop Congress, African World Fest, Cranbrook Institute and had the honor of performing @ Grammy nominated Motown Recording Artist KEM’s “Mack and Third LIVE: A Call to Service” event.

Open Mic @ 10pm
DJ’s All nite!

Ask about our Hip Hop workshops on Sundays from 6pm-9pm.

We’ll be streaming:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/the-foundation-5e

Find more info on twitter!
Http://www.twitter.com/5egallery

All are welcome.
Peace!

We hope that you will strongly consider participating in an effort to increase the visibility
of women’s contributions to hip hop and other socially conscious art forms that share our
values of love, respect, positive self-identity and equality for all.

If you are interested—and we hope that you are—please email Piper Carter at
5egallery@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

If You’d like to Support Our Collective:

1.) Download ($2 donation) the smashing & empowering record “theFOUNDATION” featuring the Women of “the Foundation @ 5e” Featuring: (DJ LaJedi; INSITE the RIOT; Nik Nak; Jade Lathan; Mahogany Jones; Taneesha)

produced by: BRYCE for AEeTech Edutainment for the 5e Gallery

about: Fundraising Campaign and it’s partner the HERU Organization to further youth media literacy programming. http://detroitrecordings.bandcamp.com/track/thefoundation

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