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Weekly Discovery: 6 New Hip-Hop Artists In Your Feed (5/1/17)

Posted by Marcus Griffin on May 1

May is upon us and that means 5 more months until A3C 2017! But until we get there, artists need to be chosen to perform and that's where you, the fans come in. Last week, we saw a pretty close competition among the voters and this week we're expecting the same type of enthusiasm. This week, we're back at it again with 6 new artists! Thanks to all who voted last week and we welcome you to participate again.  

We've been breaking artists since 2005. Over 5,000 artists have performed over the past 12 years. Alumni include A$AP Rocky, Action Bronson, B.o.B, Danny Brown, G-Eazy, J.Cole, Lil Uzi Vert, Schoolboy Q, Ty Dolla $ign, Vic Mensa, Wale, Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug and thousands more.

We want to provide a stage for the best hip-hop artists on the come up and we need your help!

Discover 6 new artists every week and decide who gets to perform at 2017 A3C

Submit to Perform

We review hundreds of artists each week (submission info) and pick 6 of our favorite artists... but we want the final decision to up to the fans.  Come back each Monday and discover 6 dope underground hip-hop artists from across the world.

You can vote for your favorite artist every day. The two artists with the most votes will be invited to perform at #A3C17 in Atlanta and have a chance to perform on the A3C Festival main stage.  Voting ends on Friday at 11pm EST.  


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If you show your support for up-and-coming hip-hop artists and VOTE, we’ll send you a discount code for $10 off an A3C, Festival or Conference pass.


Get to know this week’s 6 New artists and vote for your favorite:  

  • TruthCity - Brooklyn, New York
  • RobOlu - Atlanta, GA
  • Reesa Renee - Washington, D.C.
  • Cels Dupri - Chicago, Illinois
  • TROY NōKA - Austin, Texas
  • AC Lane - Lithonia, Georgia


TruthCity - (@MrTruthCity

From Brooklyn, NY by way of Newport News, VA. TruthCity is renowned for his unique artistry and eclectic taste, as reflected in his music. Critics have hailed him the future of the new school. Get to know more about Truth and watch "The Family".

Click HERE to vote


RobOlu - (@1RobOlu)

20 year old Atlanta native RobOlu is more than just a rapper or upcoming artist. With a keen ear for beats and captivating lyrics he's more of a Visual Interpreter.Get to know more about RobOlu and watch "NORTHSIDEINTERLUDE2'

Click HERE to vote


Reesa Renee - (@reesarenee)

Reesa Renee is an artist, songwriter and lyrical poet based out of the DC Metropolitan area. Reesa offers funky melodies and vibrant undertones, coupled with a lyrical message that makes listeners zone out feeling lost in the excitement of the music. Get to know more about Reesa Renee and watch "Delay"

Click HERE to vote


Cels Dupri - (@CelsDupri)

Cels Dupri is a up  incoming MC from the south side of Chicago. He has had a passion for creativity and art since an early age; from painting, music, magic, poetry to film.  Get to know more about Cels Dupri and watch "Where To Go"

Click HERE to vote


TROY NōKA - (@troynoka)

Born in Austin, Texas, Antwoine Collins AKA "TROY NōKA", has been making a name for himself. He's a Grammy Award-winning Record Producer, Songwriter, and Pianist. Get to know more about TROY NōKA and watch "Perfect Sense"

Click HERE to vote


AC Lane - (@worldofac)

AC Lane is a local MC from Lithonia, GA bringing his own style and tale to Southern Hip-Hop. Get to know more about AC Lane and watch "Good Life" 

Click HERE to vote

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Marcus Griffin

Written by Marcus Griffin

Marcus is a vibe curator, a GSU Alumni and an A&R for A3C.

Topics: This Is My Year, Artist Advice, Opportunities

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