Eight Q's with Tucson Hip Hop Festival Speaker: Andres Tardio

Eight Q's with Tucson Hip Hop Festival Speaker: Andres Tardio

Having interviewed a multitude of public figures such as Kendrick Lamar, Khloe Kardashian and Ice Cube for publications like Billboard, Complex, and MTV-News, Andres Tardio has established himself as a prominent journalist in the industry. Respectively, he has also established himself as a photographer. At this year's Tucson Hip Hop Festival, Andres Tardio is a featured speaker and will be discussing his journey in each industry.

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Eight Q's with Tucson Hip Hop Festival Speaker: Soren Baker

Eight Q's with Tucson Hip Hop Festival Speaker: Soren Baker

With over 3,500 articles under his belt for publications including (but not limited to) The New York TImes, XXL, and The Source, Soren Baker's discussion at the 2018 Tucson Hip Hop Festival will not be one to miss as he shares his experience as a white journalist in the Hip Hop Industry. Here are eight q's with Soren Baker.

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Doing Things on Your Own Terms with New York Lifestyle and Fashion Photographer Justin Bridges

Doing Things on Your Own Terms with New York Lifestyle and Fashion Photographer Justin Bridges

New York lifestyle and fashion photographer Justin Bridges is a big proponent of doing things on your own terms. As a left-brained creative, Justin believes that an "unconventional" career path for any creative is totally okay. Coming from a background in finance, he created his own blueprint in how he went from Goldman Sachs as an equity trader to working for J. Crew, Saks Fifth, and the Sartorialist before picking up his camera full-time.

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Dee Poku Spalding on Using Your Resources Wisely and Creating The Other Fest

Dee Poku Spalding on Using Your Resources Wisely and Creating The Other Fest

Champion for women, Dee Poku Spalding wears many hats in the social entrepreneurship field. Co-Founder of the Women Inspiration Enterprise network and Founder of The Other Fest, a New York based conference giving a platform to women redefining business practices, Dee Poku shares her insight on taking advantage of your network, creating The Other Fest, and landing speakers like Naomi Campbell.

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Summer Sanders on Healthy Living and Creating the Local Juicery

Summer Sanders on Healthy Living and Creating the Local Juicery

Summer Sanders went from makeup artist to raw food chef and Co-Owner/Founder of the Local Juicery. After a wake up call, she began her healthy living journey by shifting into a plant strong diet. With a goal to make healthy food available and accessible for everyone, the Local Juicery was born. 

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