TeamBackpack is a music movement created in San Francisco by Armani Cooper, Dev Tejwani, and Nelson Silva. Since its early days, TeamBackpack has held cypher events in which underground & independent emcees rap a verse over originally produced beats, all in one take. With three to four people on a beat, these sessions are filmed live. Past cyphers featured artists such as Hopsin, Cyhi da Prynce, Joell Ortiz, Krizz Kaliko, Denzil Porter, Dizzy Wright and Rapsody.
On June 7, 2018, TeamBackPack, in conjunction with World Underground announced their inaugural World Underground Festival. The festival is scheduled for August 29 to 31, 2018.
|2018||Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Dave East, Azealia Banks, Oshun, G.L.A.M, Radamiz, Siimba, Marlon Craft, Coco Mamba, Locksmith, Chris Rivers, Skull N Tones and more.||Melrose Ballroom, NYC.|
- Rock The Bells, 2013
- A3C, 2013 & 2014
- Hunger Pains Tour, 2014
- Mission Underground LA (MULA), 2014
- Mission Underground LA (MULA), 2015
- Mission Underground NY (MUNY), 2016
- Penrose, Nerisha. "Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Dave East, Azealia Banks & More to Headline Inaugural World Underground Festival". Billboard. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
- Be Allah, Sha (7 June 2018). "The World Underground Festival Announces It 2018 Lineup W/ Dave East, Ghostface, Raekwon And Azealia Banks | The Source". The Source.
- "Team BackPack – Mission Underground : May 1-3 2015 (Los Angeles)". BREALTV. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "Hunger Pains Cypher, G-Mo Skee, Kung Fu Vampire, Dirtbag Dan, Wrekonize, Prod. by Chase Moore". T E A M B A C K P A C K. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
- "Mission Underground Los Angeles 2014 - Recap". T E A M B A C K P A C K. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "MUNY 2016 (Mission Underground New York)". signedevents.com. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)