The first Hip Hop Hacks (HHH) took place in April 2016. The event which took place at Spotify’s New York City offices was organized by members of The Mixtape Museum, Young Hackers, and Monthly Music Hackathon. The event attracted over 60 tech and music industry professionals, 16 company sponsors, 500 + participants, and included 12 hip hop and code-related workshops.

Talks

Tony Prendatt Carter, producer/sound engineer (Eminem, Dr. Dre, The Notorious Big and more)
Matt Daniels, creator of Polygraph and The Largest Vocabulary In Hip-Hop
Martha Diaz, founder Of The Hip Hop Education Center
Michael Wiggins – Director Of Education For The Urban Arts Partnership
Moore Games (Founders Keegan Carter and Davon Robinson)

Workshops

Build A Personal Website In Html & CSS
Saeed Jabbar

Cache Rules Everything Around Me: Hip-Hop Journalism in the Information Age
Manny Faces, founder, The Center For Hip-Hop Advocacy

Cross Platform Development With Intel Xdk: Ios and Android Apps
Vince Randolph And Jason Scoon

DJ 101
Sponsored by Hercules/Thrustmaster

The Genesis Of Hip-Hop To Now
Martha Diaz

Hacking In Arduino
Adam November, guitar player for Oxymorrons and Monthly Music Hackathon

Intro To Javascript & Twilio: Creating A Website That Calls And Texts Your Phone
Mamadou and Surendra, founders of Young Hackers

How To DJ
DJ Neil Armstrong,

Intro To Object Oriented Programming & Swift: Gotta Code ‘Em All
Make School

Lyricism and Songwriting
Oxymorrons

Protecting Your Work: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
Lindsay Rodman, associate, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman; Serge Krimnus, patent attorney; Mauriel Kapouytian Woods, adjunct Professor, Brooklyn Law School