Piper Carter lives inside Detroit city.
She is an Arts and Culture Organizer and Hip Hop Activist with focus on Entertainment Justice, Environmental and Climate Justice, Education Justice, the Maker Space movement, and Food Justice, communities.
She is Host of the Piper Carter Podcast on Detroit is Different where she discusses Social Justice and Hip Hop to a world wide audience.
She is an Image Maker, Fashion Photographer, Featured four times on Tyra Banks’ VH-1 TV show “The Shot”, The First Black Woman to shoot for Hi-End publications such as French Vogue, British Elle, New York Times, Spin, & Essence Magazines, as well as emerging talent for Music companies such as Def Jam, Sony Music, Warner Music, Universal Music, Disturbing tha Peace, Elektra Records, and BET.
She is co-Founder of We Found Hip Hop (The Foundation, uplifting, celebrating, and supporting Women in Hip Hop to help them build careers in a safer environment). She is Creator of Dilla Youth Day (This day is a highlight during African American History Month for young people to become excited about exploring the S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) disciplines through the process of participating in and leading hands on engagement in fun educational activities while recognizing a modern homegrown figure in Hip Hop.
She is also Creator and Editor-In-Chief for thestudioarena.com (a sustainable fashion magazine promoting zero waste and international trade).
She is a 3-Time Awardee Knight Arts Challenge by The Knight Foundation Grant, Detroit Young Professionals Vanguarde Award, Community Connections Grant Awardee, Cognizant Grant Awardee, Ford Foundation Awardee. She also received The Spirit of Detroit Award for Creating Dilla Youth Day.
She is Coordinator for Detroit Rocks The Runway at The Annual African World Festival, Multimedia Artist for Jessica Care Moore’s Black Women Rock, Part-Time Assistant Stage Manager at The Aretha Amphitheater.
She is formerly co-Chair of Bravo Bravo (fundraising committee for the Detroit Opera House), Founding Member of Cosmic Slop a Michigan based Black Rock Coalition, & former co-Owner of 5egallery and 5 Elements Arts Foundation.