The Cipher

The Cipher

 Austin, Texas, USA
BandHip HopSpoken Word

A cipher; a circle of energy ignited by a community as they express artistic ideas. We treat music as a portal for authentic and empowered hip-hop highlighting both struggle and strength. The Cipher is truly a new generation of hip-hop music. see for more information.


Inspired by the New York Hip Hop Project, we use music to create social change in our community. We are empowered, authentic, and connected to the Austin music and poetry communities. Most importantly, we provide opportunities for all youth to share their stories while creating social change that inspires others and highlights our love for hip hop. Visit


"Lyrical Lessons" 2010
"From Soldiers to Warriors" 2009

Set List

anything from a 10-60 min. set