Maya Jupiter is an Australian hip-hop artist, activist and philanthropist. She was the national voice of Hip-Hop, producing and hosting iconic programs on Australian television and radio. Jupiter’s artivism began early in her career, facilitating hip hop song writing workshops with underserved youth in Sydney.
Now in Los Angeles, Maya is on the advisory board at Peace Over Violence, a rape crisis education and prevention center, and is a spokesperson for their Denim Day campaign. She was recognized with their Voice Over Violence Humanitarian Award.
Maya has received Tiyya’s Owliya Community Leadership Award, The East LA Community Corporations Mujer Guerrera Award and is the co-recipient of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s Social Justice Fighter Award along with her husband Aloe Blacc.
Maya co-founded Artivist Entertainment to provide support and produce events for artists who use their work to promote positive social transformation. Recently, Artivist produced online events for the #CancelRent and #HomesForAll movement to provide relief to families during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jupiter’s third solo album, Never Said Yes, produced by Grammy award winner, Quetzal Flores, explores themes that intersect feminism, activism, and motherhood.