A3C Festival Announces Twista, Cunninlynguists & More
(ATLANTA, GA – July 2012) The annual A3C Hip Hop Festival announces a second round of incredible artists and showcases to happen October 11-13, 2012 at The Masquerade and in Atlanta’s Little 5 Points neighborhood including Twista, CunninLynguists, Phil Ade and Los Rakas.
Twista headlines a Chicago showcase presented by Fakeshore Drive, including a handful of rising Chicago emcees such as YP, Mush Millions and more.
Continuing to highlight regional sounds, the DMV (D.C.-Maryland-Virginia) showcase, The Indie Life, includes Los, Phil Ade, Fat Trel, Gods'illa, RAtheMC, SmCity, Harmony Muzik, Kingpen Slim, Nike Nando and Pro'Verb.
Kevin Nottingham returns with The Underground Express showcase featuring CunninLynguists, Toki Wright, G-Side, Nemo Achilda, MC ADaD, The Doppelgangaz, Sha Stimuli, Luck-One, Supreme INK, Substance and Eric Biddines.
A3C's second annual international showcase, Planet Hip Hop, partners with NewSkoolRules to present Los Rakas, Ana Tijoux, Kevin Lester, Emmanuel Jal, BocaFloja and others to be announced.
Atlanta Hip Hop collective Two9 showcase includes Curtis Williams, Key, Wavy Wallace, Damien, Fatkidsbrotha and Retro Sushi.
RAtheMC, Gods'Illa, Kevin Lester and Emmanuel Jal were selected from ReverbNation and Sonicbids submissions. A3C will continue to accept artists’ submissions through both websites until August 31. A3C staff listen to every submission and are looking for talented artists from across the country who can bring something unique to the festival. All artists that submit, regardless of selection, receive a 3-day festival pass through Sonicbids or a code to purchase discounted tickets through ReverbNation.
Tech N9ne, Gunplay, Skyzoo, Hopsin, Oddisee and Chris Webby are just a few of other artists confirmed to perform at the 2012 event in addition to a special appearance by Ghet-O-Vision/Shady recording artist Yelawolf. For a complete list of 2012 performing artists visit www.a3cfestival.com/artists .
The A3C has not only become the largest Hip Hop festival in the southeastern United States, but is the premier gathering place for MCs, DJs and producers that create Hip Hop music as well as participants and fans of the culture. In addition to more than 200 live performances and showcases, the A3C Hip Hop Festival features turntable, producer, emcee and breakdance competitions as well as educational and community programming including panel discussions and workshops.
A3C Hip Hop Festival tickets are available on the A3C website and attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets early. 3-day passes are $33 until July 31, www.a3cfestival.com/buy-tickets .
Specific showcase, panel, artists and event updates will continue to be announced through the A3C website through the start of the festival on October 11, 2012. For more information about becoming involved in the A3C as an artist, partner, volunteer or media representative, visit www.a3cfestival.com .
Gel Roc returns with the 4th official video, "Trust To Dust", from his album "Beautiful Tragedy". Fresh off his most recent video, "Why's Are Real", Gel Roc again teams up with acclaimed director, Isaac Klotz, to bring you another hued cinematic journey. Klotz is responsible for directing music videos for Abstract Rude, B.o.B, Busdriver, and most recently, Freestyle Fellowship.
The Nextmen are back once again for the latest instalment of their residency at On The Real. With 4 hours and 4 decks to wow the crowd they are sure to be setting the dance-floor alight once again. For a little flavour of what to expect check out this video they recorded for Serato - http://vimeo.com/28504633 .
If you have not heard one of The Nextmen's legendary sets in a club, at a festival or on a mixtape at some point during their 10+ years then chances are you're either certified deaf or crazy. As fun packed as they are eclectic this duo, who first made a name for themselves producing for the likes of London Posse and Blackalicious, know better than many how to blend all styles of music into a cohesive dance-floor friendly blend that leaves you with no option but to shake ya batty!
With 4 hours and four decks to work with you can expect a soul tinged mix of anything from Reggae & House to Hip-Hop & Dubstep that reflects not only their tastes but also their ever evolving production style that has been refined across 4 full length albums to date.
While The Nextmen take over the main room our incredible line up of residents are taking over on the ground floor as Spin Doctor, Mr Thing, Chris P Cuts and the host with the most MC Prankster keep things straight Hip-Hop as they treat you to bangers new and old all night!
Lady Remedy Drops "The Steez Tape" Hosted by DJ Cos, Graces Cover of SubMerge Magazine
Block Starz Music, www.blockstarzmusic.com, has announced the release of "The Steez Tape", the first official mixtape from 24-year-old Sacremento, CA rapper, songwriter, and producer Tori Redd, better known by her stage name Lady Remedy. "The Steez Tape", which is now available for free download at Bandcamp.com, is mixed by DJ Cos and features 13 tracks by the multi-talented female emcee, who has already been compared to such greats as Missy Elliott and Queen Latifah.
Lady Remedy, who made her national debut with the single "The Way U Do" produced by Runway Star of The Makerz ("Teach Me How To Dougie") and Nigel Starr, has been making herself visible on California’s music scene over the past year and recently landed on the cover of Sacramento's premier music, art, and lifestyle publication, SubMerge Magazine (currently on newsstands).
"The Way U Do" is the first single and music video from Lady Remedy's upcoming Block Starz Music debut Freak, which is scheduled for digital release later this summer.
Here are Lady Remedy's upcoming tour dates in support of Freak.
July 12th - Redbull x FTC : Sacramento, CA July 21st - San Diego Pride: San Diego, CA
Also you can listen to the track: "THE GRIM REAPERZ" produced by Grim Reaperz, the french beat producers team, the track is featuring ADLIB, MAINFLOW, DIABOLIC, BLACASTAN & GQ Nothing Pretty
TRACKLIST FOR EVERYTHING’S A GAMBLE 3 01. “POP” (Produced by DJ Low Cut and Mixed by EQ) 02. “Guns Theme” f/Celph Titled, Ruste Juxx & DJ Revolution (Produced and Mixed by Astronote) 03. “Wild Out NOW” (Produced by Murdoc and Mixed by EQ) 04. “Promises” f/Hannibal the Great (formerly of Ice Water) (Produced by DJ Rybe and Mixed by Oxydz of Grim Reaperz) 05. “The Grim Reaperz” f/Adlib, Main Flow, Diabolic, Blacastan & GQ nothin’ pretty (Produced by Grim Reaperz and Mixed by Oxydz of Grim Reaperz) 06. “Who You?” (Produced by Marco Polo and Mixed by Joe Nardone) 07. “WTF Happened?” f/GQ nothin’ pretty & DJ Revolution (Produced by D.A.N for Soulslicers Beatmakers and Mixed by Soulslicers) 08. The Life f/Block McCloud, Tug McRaw & Sha Stimuli (Produced and Mixed by Astronote) 09. “Wake Up” f/Murdoc, GQ nothin’ pretty & DJ Revolution (Produced by JBL The Titan and Mixed by Oxydz of Grim Reaperz) 10. “This Ain’t Gonna Work” f/DJ Revolution (Produced by Diamond Legit and Mixed by EQ) 11. “BEAST (Part 2)” f/Saigon, Ruste Juxx & Sean P (Produced by Viktor Ax and Mixed by Janne Jutila) 12. “Nothing” f/Cappadonna (Wu Tang Clan) & GQ nothin’ pretty (Produced by Misanthropist and Mixed by EQ) 13. “Watch Out” f/General Steele (Smif N Wessun), Esoteric, Godilla, Ali Armz, Jus Allah & Vinnie Paz (Jedi Mind Tricks) (Produced and Mixed by Astronote)
"POP" video clip, click here ! (produced by DJ Low Cut)
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