What would happen if you got a hardworking, famed entrepreneur in a room with some of today’s most influential figures in hip-hop to discuss the state of culture in America? An insightful event full of thought-provoking opinions that are bound to leave you with a different perspective on life and on the culture.
Creative directing genius Set Free Richardson hosted an intimate discussion panel called “Compound Conversations” at his art venue in the birthplace of hip-hop, the Bronx. The former emcee turned culture connector and entrepreneur spoke about raw, relatable trends occurring in America that are part of the hip-hop culture. Guest speakers who participated in the discussion are among the elite of hip-hop culture: Hot 97 & Beats 1 DJ Ebro Darden, talented painter BK the Artist and platinum recording artists Dave East and Talib Kweli chatted with Set about topics such as toxic masculinity, women and the “What if they were alive?” question regarding Tupac and Biggie.