Guest Speaker OLMECA, Open to Public

Hip Hop Artist and Activist, OLMECA will be a guest speaker for the third year in a row in ART 100, American Art & Culture from 2:00-3:15pm on Monday, September 25th. The talk is open to the public and will be held in Arts Lecture Hall (ACL) 120.


Olmeca is a Bilingual Hip-Hop artist and producer. His work has been featured on CNN Latino, ABC, BBC World, Fox, NPR, URB Magazine, and television series, ā€œSons of Anarchy.ā€ He has collaborated with numerous Grammy artists including Ozomatli, Marisoul of La Santa Cecilia and shared the stage with KRS-One, Jenni Rivera, Dilated Peoples, Ana Tijoux amongst others.

Olmeca grew up in the barrios of L.A. and Mexico, a reality that brewed his blending of music genres and cultural sensitivity.

Olmeca is considered one of the most exciting and dynamic artists and one that can coexist between hip-hop and Latin alternative audiences. He has toured Canada, Latin America and Europe and has helped generate a new trend of Latin music in the United States.