The First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community, housed in the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives at UW-Madison is a cutting-edge multicultural artistic program for incoming students. Bringing together young artists and leaders from across the U.S and beyond, the First Wave Learning Community offers students the opportunity to live, study and create together in a close-knit, dynamic campus
Members of the University of Wisconsin - Madison's First Wave program perform at #BNV14 Opening Ceremony!
Contacting the World 2012 opened with a night of international poetry and spoken word theatre featuring Contacting the World 2010 alumni company First Wave Hip-Hop Ensemble.
This video of the First Wave group was originally broadcast on "The Wheel", a program produced by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and shown on the Big 10 Network nationwide. An hour-long documentary entitled "First Wave, An Unfiltered Story" was also produced for the network.