Wes Jackson

The Hip-Hop Linchpin

Wes Jackson
Wes Jackson

See All Brooklyn Influencers

Thanks to Wes Jackson, founder of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, which has featured such artists as Ghostface Killah and Lupe Fiasco, rap and hip-hop culture maintains a strong foothold in the County of Kings.


The Post-Punk Revivalists
The National

The Imitated
Grizzly Bear

The Scene Makers
The So So Glos

The Hip-Hop Linchpin
Wes Jackson

The Bookers
Billy Jones, Zachary Mexico

The Royal She

The Truth Teller
Angel Haze

The Indie Promoter
Todd Patrick

The Glamorizer
Peter Shapiro

The Annotators 
Tom Lehman, Mahbod ‘Maboo’ Moghadam, Ilan Zechory

The Afropunks
Matthew Morgan, Jocelyn Cooper


Wes Jackson