The 13th annual A3C Conference and Festival is here!
A3C Festival & Conference is the preeminent hip-hop event in the US, commonly referred to as, “Hip-Hop’s family reunion.” A3C has grown from a local showcase to become one of the most important hip-hop events of the year bringing together artists, creatives and entrepreneurs in the music industry to connect, learn and create. A3C is a platform to discover the next generation of stars while honoring the legends and trailblazers of hip-hop.
Here at ABL+Radio we like to support local Atlanta artists and talents that the average listener may not have yet discovered. But you soon will. Tonight will are kicking off the festivities at the Annex Stage with WorldWideWonders and SquadGlobal at The Union in EAV. Doors open at 3pm with Dj sets and guest cyphers. Then at 8pm, get ready to hear nothing but dope beats, and of course some of the hottest bars from amazing artists. You don't want to miss this. Below we've named a few of the featured performers that you definitely want to check out through the night's entirety.
The show organizers**
WORLDWIDEWONDERS is an Atlanta based Hip Hop group consisting of three musicians with different flavors coming together to bring an explosive sound. Through obscure rhymes to clear production and engineering WORLDWIDEWONDERS brings an unforgettable twist to the genre.
Set time: 12 am
Jace Mythic's style is influenced by trunk-rattling 808’s of Atlanta’s Trap/Southern Rap, 90’s East Coast “Boom-Bap” Hip-hop, and a multitude of gaming, anime, cartoon and movie soundtracks. Jace seeks to paint listeners wonderful, unique sonic pictures by interweaving intricate lyrics with awesome soundscapes.
Set time: 9:30pm
Social Media: Instagram: @jacemythic | Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jacemythic
Shalom Little is a New York transplant, raised on the north side of Metro Atlanta. In February 2017, Little released his EP called "road to rATchLanta." The ep is a prelude to his album "rATchLanta", slated to come out in 2018. The "rATchLanta" theme is one that explores how a young Black bachelor navigates keeping his righteousness intact while not becoming jaded when dealing with love and life in Atlanta.
Set time: 9:45pm featuring, Sharia Amour, T1M (SQUAD GLOBAL)
Social Media: Instagram: @shalomlittle | Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/shalomlittle
john.AVERAGE continues to exemplify the plight of the DIY, creative millennial. AVE's music has been described as eclectic, thought-stimulating, as well as "modern, yet deceptively conscious. With these strengths combined and his unique appearance, he is regularly set apart from his peers.
Set Time: 12:30 am
Raised on the Southside of Atlanta, Kaedus Hines. combines his Southern upbringing with a meticulous dedication to his craft as an MC. Using his clever word play over heavy bass and distorted samples, his sound parallels the mood of the city. While the spirit of Atlanta has shifted drastically with the rapid growth and influx of newcomers, it lives on through Hines unique perspective held in his music.
Set time: 12:50 am
Devin Malek is a 19-year-old artist/producer/songwriter based out of Atlanta, GA. In 2015, Devin started releasing a string of instrumental EPs on Soundcloud and Bandcamp, which helped him build his online presence. By 2016, Devin Malek dropped over 10 independent instrumental albums and began performing around Atlanta and Nationwide. Devin has continues to flourish in 2017, and has performed opening up for legendary artists such as Raekwon the Chef of Wu-Tang Clan, Alex Wiley and Houston's Devin The Dude.
Set Time: 1:25am
Social Media: Soundcloud: https://m.soundcloud.com/devinmalek