Their music has moved you for years. From intimate clubs to massive stadiums, they have entertained millions of fans. But their creativity transcends the music industry. And their commitment to social causes allows them to harness their talent to enact change. Using new platforms and innovative hybrid presentations, they are able to use the microphone to move your feet, while also changing hearts and minds. Now let these multi-hyphenates inspire you with their keynotes and spoken word performances.

Chuck D

Public Enemy frontman and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer


Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe winning musician


Doomtree Rapper and Author


Rap Pioneer and ‘Law & Order: SVU’ co-star

Marika Shaw

Arcade Fire instrumentalist and Founder of social entrepreneur platform Plus1

Mykki Blanco

Transgender Activist, Rapper, and Performance Artist
Speech from Arrested Development


Musician and Mass Incarceration Activist featured in documentary “16 Bars”