Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an advocate, leader, activist and hiphop artist. Recently named TIMES Next 100, Xiuhtezcatl has felt called to change the narrative on what it means to be an activist since an early age. Still a teenager, X has spoken multiple times a the UN, addressing the General Assembly and spoken on panels with the likes of Bernie Sanders, Van Jones, Shailene Woodley, Bill Mckibbens and Pharrell Williams.
Xiuhtezcatl has performed and collaborated with artists such as Bassnectar, Willow Smith and Jaden. In 2019 he performed for 350,000 people at the Friday’s for Future Strike in New York City.