Richie Traktivist is a Filipino American music archivist, dj, music licensing manager, event organizer, and founder of TRAKTIVIST – a platform whose mission is to bring visibility and sustainability to Asian American artists. Core to the work is the website/archive – www.traktivist.com. Here you can search by ethnicity, genre, role, and instrument. Currently, there are over 1,500 artists spanning from the early 1900’s to the present. Richie is also a music contributor for NextShark.