"Gowhere Hip Hop comes from the question of where Hip Hop is going."
The Gowhere Hip Hop website is updated daily with the latest in mainstream and underground Hip Hop and R&B in addition to a spotlight on the culture. The website is split into five categories which our team constantly updates: Blog, Song Downloads, Videos, Mixtapes, and Events. Readers are also able to contribute to the platform by 'creating a profile', and uploading their music, videos, photos, reviews, or events directly to our readership. We aspire to maintain and progress our brand to truly go where hip hop goes — driven by the people, for the people!
Aside from being a media platform, GWHH is a video production house that produces exclusive event coverage, interviews, and live performances with the biggest names in music. We work with both local and commercial clients on freelance projects like music videos, event recaps, and commercials as well.
Lastly Gowhere Hip Hop's online boutique 'The Present', provides exclusive art, clothing, and other fashion products for purchase. Our creative art team regularly produces exclusive one of a kind runs for the connoisseurs of unique design pieces.
Gowhere Hip Hop is a national brand based in Chicago with outpost teams in the New York, LA, Miami, and Phoenix. Please contact us directly at email@example.com with unique business opportunities.
"We honor the people that go where they love, and live what they love to do. They are the ones that move the world forward." #GowhereYouLove
"Gowhere Hip Hop comes from the question of where hip hop is going."
Gowhere Hip Hop Headquarters
Maks G is one of the co-founders/CEOs of Gowhere Hip Hop and is the brand's chief creative director. In 2009, Maks founded Gowhere Hip Hop’s sister clothing line company: Limited G. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts at the School of Art Institute in Chicago in spring 2010.
Tim "Sgt. Tibs" Hanrahan is the other co-founder/CEO of Gowhere Hip Hop. Tibs acts as the website's chief content editor and oversees the brand's creative development and day-to-day operations. Together with Maks G, these longtime friends from elementary school started gowherehiphop.com in September of 2007. After graduating in the fall of 2009 at the University of Minnesota (Bachelor's in Architecture with Environmental Design Minor), Gowhere Hip Hop, the company, was born.
Heather Michaels is a promotions/PR contributor for Gowhere Hip Hop, handling e-mails daily about securing show/interview coverage and helping to organize the team in being aware of event details. She graduated with a degree in Marketing at DePaul University.
Palita "Srirachana" helps manage team communication and events, PR and the newsletter for the brand, and provides fashion spotlights for the blog.
Senior Content Manager
Anthony “Ant” Carrillo is one of the Senior Content Managers, providing new content and commentary on the underground scene. He has also interviewed many local Chicago artists and founded YNotMyDream.net in 2009, a Chicago hip hop website he merged into GWHH in 2011.
Senior Content Manager
Daniel "Rip" Dantzler is a senior content manager for Gowhere Hip Hop with a focus on mainstream content and the Chicago hip hop scene. He graduated at Columbia College and helped manage their student-run record label, AEMMP Records.
Mike "Who Dough" Mohr attends events and concerts and writes reviews of the shows for the blog. He is also an event photographer and provides new music reviews on the local Chicago scene.
Julian On Da Radio
Julian currently hosts afternoons at Kiss FM in Phoenix, Arizona and conducts interviews for Gowhere Hip Hop. He was previously at B96 Chicago for 7 years and in his experience has talked with superstar celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, and interviewed Dwyane Wade, B.o.B, Logic, Jenny McCarthy, and more for GWHH.
Samantha Lebbos is a correspondent for Gowhere Hip Hop, interviewing a mix of mainstream artists and local talent. Her interviews include Gym Class Heroes, Honey Cocaine, and even athletes like Donovan McNabb and Larry Fitzgerald. She is a journalism graduate from Bradley University.
Teddy Waffles is a videographer who covers concerts and films interviews for Gowhere Hip Hop. He spearheaded our SXSW 2013 coverage and specializes in documentary style concert performances and music videos.
Eugene "Invisual Media Pro" specializes in filming concerts for GWHH, contributing on shows in the Chicago scene and at SXSW.
Stan Perry is a videographer, photographer, and editor who has filmed concerts and interviews for Gowhere Hip Hop. He also specializes in music videos, working previously as a director for Rick Ross and Action Bronson.
Cam Be is a filmographer whose transcendent ‘Camovement’ series has captured concerts and interviews for Gowhere Hip Hop. They include documentary style pieces with Dr. Maya Angelou & Common, The Roots, De La Soul, B.o.B, Big Sean, and more. He is currently based in Miami.
Kevin “K-Max” Maxey is a veteran in the Chicago hip hop scene as he hosts a weekly radio show on Chicago University radio WHPK 88.5 FM. He is a videographer and photographer who covers big-name concerts and local shows alike for Gowhere Hip Hop. His industry roots began in street-team PR for national record labels and artists, getting the word out on concerts/album releases via physical flyers/posters in key Chicago locations.
Gowhere LA - DJ, producer
Marcus Shadden does it all as a DJ, producer, and owner of a clothing line. He is originally from Kansas, and made a name as a resident DJ in Chicago at venues like Tantrik, Ohm, Tantrik, Empire, and Citizen. Marcus now lives in L.A. where he'll be leading the Gowhere Hip Hop: L.A. team with blogging, event coverage, and more.
Gowhere LA - Videographer/Editor
Terrence Jones is a videographer, editor, and aspiring filmmaker. He has directed numerous music videos (including multiple with GLC) and is the chief manager of our team in Los Angeles — spearheading video projects with artists and events out there.
Jodeci has a focus on mainstream R&B, contributing new music content and news on many of today's biggest superstars. Her previous experience includes coordinating meet and greets for Chris Brown during a previous midwest tour and working with Knuckle Rumbler on events in Chicago.
Ronnie Roscoe specializes in new music content from the Chicago hip hop scene. He's in tune with the streets through his independent radio program and attends events for the brand.
Aja, aka A-J-A, contributes with new music content and interviews with local Chicago artists as well as fashion spotlights for the blog. She also is a host and correspondent with red-carpet interviews with the likes of Dwyane Wade, Melanie Fiona, Tyrese, and more!
Gowhere NY - Brand Manager
Tristan “Tee” Onfroy is the Gowhere NY brand manager who spearheads a team of writers, videographers, and correspondents in New York City. The Gowhere NY branch has been developing their own brand while extending the brand of GWHH through their coverage and interviews on the vast New York City scene.
Gowhere NY - Assistant Brand Manager
MiniMaxx is the assistant brand manager of Gowhere NY and a DJ who spins multiple gigs and makes music independently in New York City. In addition to his DJing, MiniMaxX also interviews and blogs on upcoming local artists of the area.
Gowhere NY - Correspondent
PlacDos is a correspondent for Gowhere NY who has interviewed up and comers of Kris Kasanova, STS, The Doppelgangaz, and Chicago artists when they're in NYC like The Boy Illinois and Kids These Days.
Gowhere NY - Correspondent
JB Early conducts interviews for Gowhere NY with the likes of media personality Peter Rosenberg and more of NYC's up and coming emcees.
DJ Averi Minor
DJ Averi Minor, a.k.a. Mr. Mixshow, is a DJ in Chicago, playing gigs across the country and producing mixes for the likes of Shade45 and Power92. In addition, he contributes these mixes and spotlights rare DJ remixes of classic hip hop tracks in a recurring segment on the site called '#TreatsByAveri'.
Jeff Pak is a graduate of the School of Art Institute in Chicago with a developed skill and expertise in illustration and design. His unique drawings make for innovative GWHH branding and can be found on the website and in the office through hand-drawn murals on our columns.
Emi handles many of our event and advertising design projects, such as our SXSW Coup De Grace Showcase and New Era co-presented concert with Gemstones. She is currently in school at Harrington Design and has her own brand: Lovemi Design.
If you're interested in joining #TeamGowhere, find out how by visiting our Contribute page!
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