Jada Imani is an East St. Louis-born, Bay Area-raised MC and organizer. The 22 year-old artist has charted bold directions as a voice in Hip-Hop culture. As a community organizer in Oakland, Jada has spent years mobilizing around local issues with grassroots organizations and collectives. Additionally, Imani has collaborated with larger entities like Adidas, the Oakland Museum of California, ACLU, and the GRAMMYs Recording Academy as a voting member. Imani began a 6-month EP series during COVID lockdown as a tribute to Oakland’s First Friday tradition where Jada curated local music shows for over three years.