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This Is My Year : 6 New Hip-Hop Artists In Your Feed (7/23/18)

Posted by Marcus Griffin on Jul 23

We've got 5 weeks left in our 'This Is My Year' fan-challenge Thanks to all who voted last week and we welcome you to participate again. We've been breaking artists since '05, and are always looking for the best up-and-coming MCs to showcase at A3C Festival & Conference. We listen to hundreds of hip-hop artists each week looking for talented indie artists from around the world.  


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Every Monday we select 6 of our favorite MCs and ask the hip-hop community to vote for their favorite. The top 2 vote-getting artists are invited to perform at 2018 A3C Festival & Conference.

Voting starts today and ends on Friday at 11pm EST. You can vote once a day.

If you are an artist and would like an opportunity to perform at the 2018 A3C Festival & Conference, you can submit today. Over 5,000 artists have performed on our stages including: A$AP Rocky, Action Bronson, J.I.D, Lil Pump, Danny Brown, G-Eazy, J.Cole, Lil Uzi Vert, Schoolboy Q, Ty Dolla $ign, Dave East, Vince Staples, 21 Savage, Rich The Kid, Wiz Khalifa, Rapsody, Young Thug and thousands more.

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 #A3C18 in Atlanta! Voting ends on Friday at 11pm EST.  

Buy PassesCydIf 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:

- Denzil Porter - Bronx, NY

- Blaqustone - Washington, D.C.

- Cydeni Chyan - Atlanta, GA

- James & Company Band - Lousville, KY

- DaShean Porter - Charleston, SC

- Kidshiz - Killen, TX


Denzil Porter - (@denzilporter)

Denzil Porter sounds like an artist fresh out of the golden era of Hip Hop. Adding substance to his witty lyrics, catchy hooks, quotes, and highly charismatic performances. Get to know more about Denzil Porter and watch "Could A Been".

 Click HERE to vote!


BlaqueStone - (@blaquestone_)

BlaqueStone is an infused Soul & Hip-Hop couple and band.Using live music sounds like the talk box & keytar, rhythm and melody, The BlaqueStone experience has a mission to spread love and open the world to culture and good music. Get to know more about BlaqueStone and watch "Sunny Days".

 Click HERE to vote!



Cydnei Chyan - (@cydneichyan)

Cydnei Chyan is a rapper/singer/songwriter. She has been singing/writing since she was 10 years old.  Cydnei has a very smooth, jazz like tone to her voice. She aspires to make people feel good with her music . Get to know more about Cydnei Chyan and watch "Sleep".

 Click HERE to vote!


James & Company Band - (@jameslindseyco)

James Lindsey is an American songwriter and rapper from Louisville, KY who performs alongside "And Company" band creating this never before heard fusion of hip hop/rnb. Get to know more about James & Company Band and watch "Rainbows".

 Click HERE to vote!
DeShean Porter - (@Dasheanporter)
DaShean Porter is a soulful sensation who channels his honesty and ability to be raw and uncut in his art. Get to know more about DeShean Porter and watch "Numb".
 Click HERE to vote!
Kidschiz - (@kidschizofficial)
DaCorey ‘Kidschiz’ Smith, Hip Hop/R&B started in 2013. He's a self-instructed songwriter/producer who provides a bracing organic tone. Get to know more about Kidschiz and watch "LEECH".
Click HERE to vote!


A3C educates and empowers the artists, entrepreneurs, and creatives that shape hip-hop culture. Founded in 2005, the A3C Festival & Conference has grown from a local showcase to become one of the most important hip-hop events of the year, which is commonly referred to as “Hip-Hop’s Family Reunion." All 3 Coasts (A3C) gather annually in Atlanta to connect, create and build together.


The A3C Conference is the best event to network and learn from the innovators, entrepreneurs and music makers that shape hip-hop music and culture. Over the 3-days A3C hosts dozens of panels, workshops, mixers, mentor sessions and interviews with hundreds of tastemakers, thought-leaders and industry experts.

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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