A3C is all about highlighting what all three coasts of the country bring to hip hop. For years Atlanta has functioned as the hip hop capital of the south, birthing legends like OutKast and current chart toppers like Future. This year’s A3C Conference and Festival will showcase the future of the city while also paying homage to its rich past. If you can’t get enough of the ATL rap scene, here is a quick list of events you must hit at A3C 2016.
Wednesday October 5th @ 7:00 PM
Stankonia Studios is set to play host to this showcase which will feature some great young talent from Atlanta. Scotty ATL, Kap G, Go Dreamer, Johnny Apollo, Yani Mo and Ziggy2Playa will be hitting the stage. A crop of fresh new talent and a historic location make this a must attend events for Atlanta music connoisseurs
Thursday October 6th @ 6:00 PM
Space2 (Old 4th Ward)
WIth tons of great showcases scheduled every day chances are some of the shows you really want to see night overlap. Can’t make it to the Live from the Mothership showcase? No worries. Stankonia will be parking their spaceship on Edgewood with Scotty ATL, Yani Mo and Go Dreamer in tow. Spaceships on Edgewood will also feature performances from Aleon Craft, Chilly Chills and E Chapo.
Thursday October 6th @ 10:00 PM
Cafe Circa (Old 4th Ward)
The man behind some of the biggest tracks to come from Atlanta in the last 10 years is linking up with one of the premier online radio stations to showcase some homegrown talent. Zaytoven and Digital Dope have put together a lineup featuring OJ Da Juiceman, Skippa Da Flippa and Skooly.
Saturday October 8th @ 6:00 PM
Union EAV (East Atlanta Village)
DJ, producer, A&R GuyATL is slated to bring some of his friends to Union EAV for what is sure to be a great showcase. The lineup features ForteBowie, Michael Aristotle, Money Makin Nique, Young Bo and more
Saturday October 8th @ 7:00 PM
529 (East Atlanta Village)
Atlanta has a bright future with many artists perfecting their craft as they position themselves to be the next representer of the city. A lot of Atlanta’s top prospects also happen to women. Their talents will be on full display at the Future is Female Showcase which will feature Miloh Smith, Yani Mo and Tate.