Honoring Excellence With The Extra Credit Awards

The Extra Credit Awards (ECA) recognizes exceptional leaders and organizations using Hip-Hop, technology, and social entrepreneurship to advance the education field. The ECA also honors pioneers and champions of the Hip-Hop and education field. The first Extra Credit Awards was held at NYU in 2017. The Award was designed by Carlos Mare139 Rodriguez, an internationally acclaimed sculptor/ painter/ Hip-Hop Scholar/ US Cultural Ambassador and creator of the annual BET/Black Entertainment Award.

Extra Credit Award Honorees