Hip Hop 4. Foundation was founded in 2010 during the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti. Within ten days YoNasDa LoneWolf (national organizer/ published writer/speaker and rap artist) used social media as a platform to organize 32 cities to host a fundraising event on ONE day simultaneously on Jan.30,2010 and named it Hip Hop 4 Haiti. Each city was supported by the Hip Hop Caucus, Allhiphop.com as well as prestige members of the hip hop community. Many artists such as Yo Gotti, Naughty By Nature, Sugar Hill Gang, Rhymefest, The Lox, Boot Camp Click, Eightball & MJG, Geto Boys, NY Oil, Jasiri X, X-Clan, and sooo many more. Thousands of people were able to see via livestream 32 concerts and events in 32 cities all via internet. Hip Hop 4 Haiti partnered with local and national Haitian organizations to insure that the non perishable items and financial donations went directly to the people in Haiti.
In 2016, founder of Hip Hop 4 Foundation,YoNasDa was moved by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan where she partnered with the Prince of Peace Church, Hip Hop Caucus, Unite or Die and NY Justice League. In March 2016 Hip Hop 4 Flint was seen in 42 cities including Canada. With the support of Du It All from Lords of Underground, Big Tigger, Mysonne, DJ Jronin, Mr Cheeks, Brand Nubian, Danny Castro, Hakim Green and even SXSW, Hip Hop 4 Flint was able to raise funds for over 200 homes to have water lead removal filtration systems.
September 30,2017 Hip Hop 4 Foundation presented Hip Hop 4 The People to unite 15 cities to bring relief and rebuilding efforts for Houston, Florida and the Caribbean. With the partnership Community Action Now Inc, Freeworld Inc and various local and national organizations as well as celebrities such as T.I., Russell Simmons, Zoey Dollaz, Young Dirty Bastard, Dylan, Def-I, Monifah and many many more. Hip Hop 4 The People was able to send non perishable items to all regions.
In its 4th installment of the Hip Hop 4's multi city fundraising event, on Sept.11 and Sept 18, 2021
Hip Hop 4 Foundation as launched "Hip Hop 4 Nola". Hip Hop 4 Nola has partnered with Hip Hop Caucus, F.I.E.N.D, Saint Josephine and others.
Hip Hop 4 Foundation is an international organization developing chapters dedicated to bringing awareness and empower communities through enviromental and social educational platforms utilizing the culture of hip hop.