Best-dressed ‘Hotties’ at the Megan Thee Stallion concert

The “Hotties” came out in droves and ready to twerk. Hotties — the name Megan Thee Stallion calls her fanbase — is a term for the “hot boys” and “hot girls” all over the country who love and support Thee Stallion. More than 1,000 hotties turned out for the sold-out All Women Hip-Hop concert on […]

T.I., Will Packer, Bozoma Saint John and more to speak at 2019 A3C Conference

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Ryan Wilson, CEO and co-founder of The Gathering Spot, announced the first round of featured speakers scheduled to appear at this year’s A3C Festival & Conference — an annual Atlanta-based event that brings together leaders in music, tech and film. The impressive lineup of record executives, entrepreneurs, social activists and […]

Level Up ATL gathers creatives for a candid conversation with Malita The Mogul

On Feb. 25, Atlanta’s creative elites gathered in southwest Atlanta to attend Level Up Atlanta’s Connecting The Dots, featuring OG Parker’s manager and Mogul Mentality founder Malita Rice, aka Malita The Mogul. Prior to the conversation, guests mixed and mingled to the sounds of DJ John J while sipping on complimentary drinks. Moderated by A3C Editor-in-Chief Ashley […]

On the radar: 5 must-attend fall music festivals

Just because the season has changed, doesn’t mean music festival season has ended. As the leaves turn and nights get chillier, music fans get ready for some of the hottest music festivals to attend. Check out our top five upcoming music festivals that we deem “must-attend” events. A3C Music Festival, Atlanta, Georgia, October 4-8: Not […]

Ryan Henry hosts meet and greet at City of Ink in Atlanta for A3C

Black Ink Chicago tattoo parlor owner and star of Vh1’s hit reality show of the same name, Ryan Henry is a real stand up type of dude. He means what he says and walks in his talk and unlike a lot of reality tv stars, he is not willing to sell his soul for the […]

Bone Thugs and Too Short headline tribute to 1996 at A3C Fest

1996 was a major year in hip-hop. 2 Pac released two masterpieces, All Eyes on Me and The Don Killuminati, before his untimely death; OutKast released their futuristic sophomore album ATLiens; Jay Z released his classic debut Reasonable Doubt; Nas released his sophomore hit It Was Written. Bone Thugs n Harmony and Too Short also […]

86 Kisses Boutique’s fab styles at A3C, BET Hip Hop weekend: We HEART Music fête

Lyntrell Jacobs, CEO of 86 Kisses Boutique, recently relaunched her successful online boutique. “We carry pieces that are unique, fashion forward and trendy,” she says of the venture. Headquartered in Atlanta, the virtual reality store founder capitalized on an opportunity and held a relaunch, pop-up event during the A3C Festival and BET Hip Hop Awards […]

A3C celebrates Atlanta Streetcar partnership at private kickoff event

Monday, Sept. 28 marked a momentous new beginning for the city of Atlanta and A3C Festival & Conference. A3C Festival & Conference and Atlanta Streetcar hosted a private event at Noni’s Bar & Deli to celebrate their revolutionary partnership and the official kickoff for the 2015 A3C Festival. Special guests included Councilman Kwanza Hall, A3C […]

A3C adds new locations and the performance roster is on fleek

The 11th annual A3C Festival & Conference, affectionately known as “Hip-Hop’s Annual Pilgrimage,” will take place Oct. 7–11, 2015, in Atlanta’s eclectic Old 4th Ward, near Edgewood Avenue and in East Atlanta Village. A3C organizers announce the first, of three, installments of artists and speakers to participate at this years events. The internationally recognized five-day festival […]

A3C Festival 2014 highlights

A3C [All Three Coasts] is a hip-hop institution and annual gathering of like-minded individuals that happens in Atlanta. The event has grown organically through word-of-mouth and the love of the hip-hop community. A3C’s 10th birthday was celebrated Oct 8-12, 2014 with hip-hop fans from around the world. The 2014 featured artists include Black Thought, 2 […]

Heineken Mural project at the A3C Hip-Hop Festival

The Heineken Mural Project photos On Saturday, Oct. 5, Atlanta was treated to a multisensory experience that incorporated art, music and ale. During the city’s fourth annual Flux Night that included projections, dance, performances, music, sound, light installations, and a gaggle of street artists who were tasked with the mission to interpret Heineken’s “Open Your World” message and […]

iStandard Producer event hosts Atlanta beat battle and singer Myko

 The iStandard Producer Showcase brought 15 of the Dirty South’s dopest new producers and showcased their tracks in front of an esteemed industry panel for a chance at a little shine, great prizes, and tremendous opportunities. R&B sensation Myko, Big Rec, and June Summers took the stage throughout the night. At the head of  the packed room […]

10 Hot International Hip-Hop Artists You Need to Know

The Hip Hop consumer is starving for something fresh and culturally stimulating.   Enter this:  a growing genre that’s vibrant and educational in a world of influences, nuances and subtleties with one thing in common —  a love and passion for Hip Hop which exudes throughout.  The Intl Hip Hop Movement is a growing force and slowly […]