Akasha Maples is a modern day renaissance woman and it-girl, blazing her own trails throughout the music, art, and media industries.
Hailing from Jersey City, New Jersey, Akasha is plugged into creative scenes from New York City to Philadelphia to Atlanta and is now working to make her presence known abroad. Akasha is a visual artist and upcoming DJ affiliated with Philadelphia music & media labels, UGLYBASS and STUNTLOCO. In addition to being winner of the Lew Klein Excellence in the Media scholarship and the Gilman International scholarship, Akasha is also host of Throwback Underground, an original old-school/new-school hip hop radio show powered by iHeart radio and Temple University's WHIP radio.
With a passion for auditory and visual aesthetics, Akasha aims to use her talents to inspire the masses, cultivate strong creative networks, and be an influential force in the industries she wishes to flourish in.