The 11th annual A3C Festival & Conference,also known as "Hip-Hop's Annual Pilgrimage," will take place October 7-11, 2015, in Atlanta's eclectic Old 4th Ward, along Edgewood Ave, and East Atlanta Village.
A3C announced the second of three installments of artists and speakers to participate at this years events. The five-day festival and conference will feature hip-hop icons: Taylor Gang & Wiz Khalifa, Pete Rock, Jungle Brothers, Beanie Sigel, Peter Rosenberg & Cipha Sounds, Joe Budden, Father & Awful Records, Marc Lamont Hill, Karen Civil, Combat Jack, Sonny Digital, Sha Money XL, Tha Alkaholiks, Scotty ATL, Johnny Cinco, Tsu Surf, Silkk The Shocker, Mike Zombie, DC Young Fly & Stic of Dead Prez.
Hundreds of performers and speakers will be announced in the 3rd and final announcement in September. A3C passes are on sale and can be purchased at www.a3cfestival.com.
The first A3C line-up announcement in July, included: De La Soul, Rakim, Cam'ron, Dame Dash, Just Blaze, Curren$y & Jet Life, Jean Grae, Cyhi the Prynce Pharoahe Monch, Soulection Executive Team, PNB Rock, The Difference Machine and Kool Keith.
The A3C has not only become the largest Hip-Hop festival and conference in the South, but is the premiere gathering place for MCs, DJs, producers and speakers that create Hip Hop music as well as participants and enthusiasts of the culture. A3C curates a multi-faceted experience including the festival, the conference, and unique brand activations that take over the city of Atlanta during this time. Since 2005, the event has featured over 3,000 of the most exciting artists in Hip-Hop including: The Juice Crew, 2 Chainz, J. Cole, Action Bronson, Questlove, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Lecrae, Big Boi, G-Eazy, Scarface, Danny Brown, Young Thug, Tech N9ne, Jay Electronica, Big Daddy Kane, Vic Mensa, Waka Flocka, Wale, and B.o.B.
The A3C Festival features 500+ performances over 5 days, while the Hip-Hop community ascends on Atlanta to experience, celebrate and discover the most legendary, talented and promising artists from across the US, and abroad. Artists are continuously being added to A3C Festival line-up and every night features surprise performances. In other words, the A3C Festival is an amazing Hip-Hop experience like no other.
The A3C Conference is a platform for the Hip-Hop industry, academics, creatives, companies and organizations to connect, learn and build. A3C Conference includes keynote speakers, panels, workshops, demos, interviews, screenings, mixers and exhibits featuring over 150 Hip-Hop industry experts, academics and more.
For more information about the A3C Festival & Conference, taking place in Atlanta on October 7-11, 2015, visit www.a3cfestival.com. Follow A3C on Facebook.com/A3Cfestival and Twitter - @A3C and Instagram - @A3CFestival and the hashtag is #A3C2015.