Artists Rock the M-I-C
Founded in 2014
Vision: The purpose of the organization is to leverage established and creditable talents from the entertainment industry and offer benefit concerts to the public to drive a primary goal of giving back to disparaged members of the community, particularly the college homeless students.
Mission: Artists Rock the M-I-C works to encourage and advocate through the influence of the ARTS, we strive to integrate educational programs, benefit concerts and charitable drives
giving back to the homeless college students.
Artists Rock the Mic (Motivating Individuals in the Communities) Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 founded by Oleathia "Butta B-Rocka" Robinson. The Foundation's mission is to bring artists together from all genres of music and forms of art to impact change for the homeless college students.
Artists Rock the Mic offers musical influences and serves to impact change, throwing concerts collecting donations i.e. food, gas cards and clothing in addition to monetary fund's to service the homeless college students. This unique concept brings all genres together : musicians, national recording artists, International artist and independent artists all with a common goal in mind of serving the homeless college students.
Artists Rock The M-I-C Foundation has established itself as the go to organization that participates in a variety of different activities to give back to those in need. This include participating in 5K charitable races, participating in can goods, food and water drives, donating time and talents to mentor and perform to and for the homeless college students. In addition we have: collected 2000 Water Bottles cases for Flint MI, We have partnered with: “I Honor Your Service to America”, collecting toiletry items for the VETS, “I Will Survive Inc., collecting scarves, gas cards and books for current Cancer patients, “Refining Fire Atlanta Inc.”
Collecting school supplies for Foster Care for Refining Fire Atlanta Inc. We have also partnered with the Fulton County Sheriff Department, Blankets of Love, and mentored to 500 kids for HYPE, as well as the Atlanta Day of Hope serving over 1500 homeless men, women, and children. To date we have served over 6000 people in need and counting, donating time and talents to mentor and perform for audiences that otherwise would not have access to the platform, and supporting the efforts of other organizations in the Metro-Atlanta area and abroad.
Our benefit concerts have featured Tony Terry (National Recording Artists), Ken Ford (Violinist), Beth Spangler (The Voice), Ryan Kilgore (Stevie Wonder Saxophone Player), Xavier Lewis (From America's Got Talent), The Black Betty's (T'Pain and Chante Moore Background Vocalist), Brandon Blue Ft Jazze Pha & Vawn Simms.