Haleem “Stringz” Rasul created Hardcore Detroit, in 2001, as a brand dance company and fashion label. His motto “hardcore”, represents success after struggle and overcoming hardships to achieve victory. By 2010, Hardcore Detroit was voted best dance company in the Real Detroit Reader's Poll. They also organize dance workshops: Hip Hop, Breakin' (AKA breakdancing) and the Detroit Jit.
Brent Mosser is a freelance Illustrator / designer/ Screen Printer based in Metro Detroit. He has a huge passion for screen printing and illustration. He’s always looking for a creative challenge whether it be in the form of printing or illustration .
Detroit native and multi-instrumentalist Alex Way began her music career through private studies with members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, soon moving to programs at Cass Tech High School, the Sphinx Organization, and the Arts League of Michigan. Her musical skills are ever expanding; she sings, plays the guitar and the violin, and is constantly learning new instruments. A graduate of Wayne State University, Alex’s performance schedule has been full of performances at Detroit’s most well known venues, such as Orchestra Hall, the Fox Theatre, the Carr Center, and Music Hall.