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This Is My Year : 6 New Hip-Hop Artists In Your Feed (8/6/18)

Posted by Marcus Griffin on Aug 6

We've made it to the last week in our 'This Is My Year' fan-challenge and want to thank each and every artists that has participated over the course of the past 16 weeks! 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 Passes

CydIf 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:

  • BrassiousMonk - Raleigh, NC 
  • Huey Supreme - Portsmouth, VA
  • Skaa - Brooklyn, NY
  • Big Smoke - Atlanta, GA
  • King Soup - Wilmington, NC
  • Rudy Haze - Mullins, SC


BrassiousMonk - (@monkbrass)

BrassiousMonk is a sound-smith residing in Raleigh, NC. An avid jack of all trades; lighting up stages with high energy and lyrical performances. Get to know more about BrassiousMonk and watch "Keepa".

Click HERE to vote!


Huey Supreme - (@hueysupreme)

Huey Supreme is a multifaceted hip-hop artist from Portsmouth, Virginia. Huey consistently displays his gifted lyrical ability, while consequently blending an array of flows; and often, his rap skills are accompanied by mesmerizing harmonies. Get to know more about Huey Supreme and watch "Never Fall".

Click HERE to vote!


Skaa - (@its_skaa)

Skaa is a American rapper from Brooklyn, NY. He's gifted with great lyrical ability and has a complete arsenal of content at his finger tips. Get to know more about Skaa and watch "Escape". 

Click HERE to vote!


Big Smoke - (@1bigsmoke_)

Big Smoke is an Atlanta rapper making move is the city. He coming in with a new wave of artists looking to redefine Atlanta's sound. Get to know more about Big Smoke and listen to "Kamikaze".

 Click HERE to vote!


King Soup - (@fireflamesuper)

King Soup, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer. Born and raised in Wilmington, NC. His tight delivery and unique sound will definitely peek your interest. Get to know more about King Soup and watch "Just Bars PT. 3".

Click HERE to vote!


Rudy Haze - (@843rudy)

Rudy Haze, the voice, is a native of muddy Mullins, SC. Her message and song is from the soul and it reflects on every track that she blesses. Get to know more about Rudy Haze and watch "Super Mario". 


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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