SMKA and The Notes Music Group The Dub Below featuring Outkast Music and branding coalition SMKA and the Notes Music Group present a dubstep tribute to Atlantanatives and southern rap icons Big Boi and Andre 3000, more commonly known as Outkast. The Dub Below is where classic rhymes and reverberant drum patterns meet. This project [...]
- If you haven’t heard by now, Atlanta might just have a new hometown hero. Rapper/jail bird T.I. helped talk a man off the ledge of a building in Midtown yesterday afternoon. Atlanta Magazine’s ATL Intel blog has more on the story, with reactions from T.I. and the Atlanta Police Department. – Al Pacino is [...]
- The Buckhead Theatre just announced two more great shows for the fall. Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello play on October 7 (on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.) and England’s favorite folk rockers at the moment Mumford & Sons play November 7 (on sale Friday at 10 a.m.) – Famed music photographer Michael Schmelling is releasing [...]
We like to see Big Boi embracing his inner bizarre. And though this latest gem from the Outkast star doesn’t quite reach Janelle Monae or Andre 3000 weirdness, “Shutterbug” and its accompanying video is comfortably odd – and there’s a nice Dungeon Family shout out too.
Atlanta’s own fabulous star-in-the-making Janelle Monae is releasing her first full-length album today, on her own Wondaland Arts Society label in conjunction with P. Diddy’s Bad Boy records. The ArchAndroid is already making its way up the iTunes charts – right now it’s at number 11 on the Top Albums chart – so make sure [...]
B.o.B. (Bobby Ray) released The Adventures of Bobby Ray today, Tuesday, April 27. The local Atlanta rapper, signed to T.I’s Grand Hustle, under Atlantic, was originally scheduled to release his debut full-length in late May, but because of the commercial success of his song “Nothin’ on You” the release date was pushed up a month. [...]
Review & photos by Micah McLain Janelle Monáe and the rest of the Wondaland Arts Society took over Smith’s Olde Bar this week in order to preview both halves of her soon-to-be-released album, The Archandroid. As soon as you stepped into the upstairs room at Smith’s for the second half preview on Tuesday night, you [...]
We finally have the video for Janelle Monae‘s first single of her debut album. “Tightrope” is just giddily exciting, with smooth rapping from Big Boi and dizzyingly marvelous singing from Monae. It’s enough to make you wanna start shuffling those feet under your desk. We can’t wait for her two shows next week at Smith’s [...]