The Valid-Dictorians

The Hip-Hop Super Duo was first created in 2011. With a goal of fusing futuristic music with classic Hip-Hop, the two Emcees garnished success that would lead them to headline several shows throughout the Northeast.




Cliff Notez

Boston, Massachusetts native, Cliff Notez is a director/photographer, musical engineer/producer/composer, Poet, Rapper, and part time vocalist/Bassist. After graduating from Wheaton College in 2013, with a degree in Music and Psychology, Cliff has now gone on to be a MPS candidate at Northeastern University, studying Digital Media Communications. He currently works at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and is one of the original founders of Hipstory and members of the Valid-Dictorians.

Tyrek Greene

Tyrek Greene is a rapper, poet, actor, educator, and member of The ValidxDictorians (managed by Hipstory) Although he was born and raised in the Bronx, NY, he has artistic ties to Baltimore, MD and Boston, MA. At the age of 14, Greene began experimenting with spoken word poetry, which would eventually lead to his love, and borderline infatuation, with the written word. Currently, Greene works as an English Teacher at a high school on the east side of Baltimore, one of countries poorest congressional districts.