Collective Efforts and Vonnegutt at Smith’s Olde Bar – June 18

Atlanta hip hop crew Collective Efforts aren’t about the bling or the thug life. But if you’ve lived in Atlanta in the past decade you’d know that. Influenced by golden-era hip-hop, funk, 70’s soul, rock and every day life – Collective Efforts have been releasing records independently and performing live all while staying true to their style and avoiding […]

Live Review & Picture Book: Janelle Monáe and The 54 @ Smith’s Olde Bar, April 6

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 […]

Janelle Monae Debuts Video for “Tightrope”; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar April 5 & 6

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 […]

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