A3C will be paying tribute to Shawtly Lo a few short weeks after his untimely and unfortunate passing. The Shawty Lo Tribute Show includes performances from D4L members, Fabo, Stuntman, Mook B, Frontstreet, Braski and surprise guests on Friday, Oct 7th at 7:00pm. The tribute show till take place on A3C’s Main Stage as part of the BET Music show with Rick Ross, Royce 5’9”, Young Dolph, Stalley and more.
Love him or hate him, Shawty Lo is an Atlanta hip-hop legend. D4L had a #1 Single in “Laffy Taffy.” “Betcha Can't Do It Like Me” is credited with popularizing snap music, which dominated the airwaves for year, and they created the Atlanta street anthem “Geeked Up.” Shawty Lo also enjoyed a successful solo career with hit singles, “Dey Know” and “Dunn, Dunn,” both songs are guaranteed to get an Atlanta crowd hype any day of the week.
“Shawty Lo put all the neighborhood together, and he got them out there playing basketball against each other,” Fabo says. “That was just crazy, how he could bring a lot of people together. He was a real one–genuine, genuine all the way to his core. That’s just basically it man, that’s all anybody can say about him. He was just genuine.”
Shawty Lo at 2015 A3C Festival & Conference