In the fall semester of 2006, Student Hip-Hop Organization was founded at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Since then, it has branched to surrounding universities and has played an integral part in Virginia's hip-hop scene while cultivating the minds of their campuses and communities.
The organization is known for its quality, independent spirit, and most importantly, authenticity. it has become an institution and creative platform for students and artists to gain experience and find opportunity in their individual passions. SHHO strives to promote higher learning through hip-hop.