By Eileen Tilson
The annual A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta just announced the second round of artists and showcases happening on October 6-8, 2011 at the Masquerade. Additional artists confirmed to perform at the festival include MURS, XV, Elzhi (of Slum Village), Jon Connor, Tabi Bonney, ski beatz, Soul Khan, Jarren Benton, and Chancellor Warhol.
This fall, A3C debuts its first international showcase, “Import/Export,” presented by World Hip Hop Market and The Bloom Effect, bringing popular Hip Hop artists from around the world to Atlanta. Artists to include Lidolido (Norway), Eternia (Canada), Eyezon Soweto (South Africa), Shokanti (Cape Verde), and the reMinders (Belgium).
A3C staff listen to every submission and are looking for talented artists from across the country. All artists that submit through Sonicbids will receive a three-day festival pass.
The A3C is the largest Hip Hop festival in the southeast, and is the premier gathering place for MCs, DJs and producers. Tickets are available on the A3C website; three-day passes are $33 and daily passes are $15.