Emmai Alaquiva, an Emmy Award-winning producer, entrepreneur, mentor is known for his strong presence in the music and radio industries. Considered a media ambassador to national and international markets for his hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Alaquiva holds multiple prominent positions in the field of sound. In addition to having served as the Director of Production for 7 years for WAMO 106.7FM, Alaquiva is also the owner of Ya Momz House, LLC, a full-service recording & production facility. More importantly, he is the founder and Executive Director of The Hip Hop On L.O.C.K. Project, an arts education program for youth ages 13-18 with partnerships throughout Allegheny County such as Communities and Schools, Propel Schools, Pittsburgh Public School and The University of Pittsburgh. His great work in the community place him in the position as one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 Under 40. His passion for his work, and love of the people that create art with him, will continue to inspire us all to live Alaquiva’s personal mantra, “the sky is NOT the limit.” Additional Awards: 2009 Blazing Leadership Award Winner 2009 Excellence Award Winner 2 Time Telly Award Winner 3 Time A.I.R. Award Winner 2 Time Pittsburgh Hip Hop Award Winner