"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Aesop Rock is an American hip hop artist and a front-runner of the alternative hip hop movement resurgence of the late 90s and 2000s. His lyrics are layered and complex, allowing multiple interpretations that make his music worth listening to twice. Born and raised in Long Island, Aesop Rock (or Ian Matthias Bavitz) was noticed by El-P, a growing presence on the underground hip hop scene, who signed Bavitz to his label. Since then, the talented rapper has provided guest vocals on multiple tracks for prominent artists and produced a 45-minute track for a Nike-sponsored iPod distributed through Apple. With these collaborations, Aesop Rock might not exactly be considered an underground hip hop artist anymore, but his music by no means demonstrates an artist that has "sold out," but instead an artist that has stuck to his original style through his growing fame.
No Bragging Rights is a hardcore band that was formed in 1999 in Riverside, California. With melodic overtones and elements of punk rock and post hardcore, the band owns its own metalcore sound that was first captured on its debut album, Because You Believe in Something Beyond Them, in 2006. Despite a series of major lineup changes, founder and vocalist Mike Perez has remained at the core of the project, leading it forward with new records such as 2012's Cycles.
Formed as a Bob Marley tribut act in 1997, Katchafire is a seven-piece roots reggae band from New Zealand that released its first original album, Revival, in 2003. The debut featured the track "Giddy Up," New Zealand's hightest grossing single of the year. After touring Australia, the US and most of Europe, the band released On The Road Again, an album inspired by travel and rising fame, in 2010.