The 12th annual A3C Festival & Conference has released a compelling lineup that simultaneously pays homage to the historic year, 1996, and showcases the hottest artists in Hip-Hop today. The festival and conference take place in Atlanta, GA from Wednesday, October 5th through Sunday, October 9, 2016. A3C’s Festival Grounds are located near the corner of Edgewood and Boulevard in the heart of the Old 4th Ward district. The A3C Conference Center is located at the Loudermilk Center @ 40 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta 30303. The Pro-Audio Conference Center takes place @ SAE Institute at 215 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta 30303.
A3C’s map, schedule, lineup and venues can be found in the official A3C App: http://www.a3cfestival.com/app
Festival goers will enjoy more than 1,000 of the worlds most sought-after, heralded, and on-the-rise rap artists performing over five spectacular days’ worth of festivities on more than 75 stages.
“We created the A3C Festival & Conference out of necessity. There was no place for the Hip-Hop community across the world to get together, so we decided to create that place,” Mike Walbert, A3C Executive Director.
The A3C Conference is a networking and educational experience focused on music, technology and culture. More than 300 industry experts speaking on more than 80 engagements include: rapper and entrepreneur Master P, Spotify executive Troy Carter and famed photographer Jonathan Mannion.
The 2016 A3C Festival & Conference Lineup Includes:
Rick Ross, 21 Savage, Bone Thugs N’ Harmony, YFN Lucci, Bun B, Cam’ron, Young Dolph, Royce 5’9″, Redman with Def Squad’s Erick Sermon & Keith Murray, Too $hort, The Beat Junkies, Mystikal, Cousin Stizz, Sonny Digital, Kweku Collins, Zaytoven, Silkk The Shocker, Casey Veggies, Deniro Ferrar, K.A.A.N., Rob $tone, WERC CREW, Yung Simmie, G Herbo, J-LIVE, Snootie Wild, Kap G, Alex Wiley, Nick Grant, Oj Da Juiceman, Planet Asia, PnB Rock, Scotty ATL, Skeme, Skippa da Flippa, Ras Kass, DJ Nobody, Smokepurpp, Chase N. Cashe, Apollo Brown & Skyzoo, Rapper Big Pooh and more.
Master P, Troy Carter, Bad Boy’s The Hitmen, Anthony Saleh, Organized Noize, Vanessa Satten, Jonathan Mannion, Kyambo “Hip Hop” Joshua, Reggie ‘Combat Jack’ Osse, Ashley Outrageous, Fab 5 Freddy, Jeff Carvalho, Azae, Justin Hunte, Yomi Desalu, Jason M. Peterson, DJ Jelly, Corey Smith, Tuma Basa, Daddy-O, Aaron Reid, Dante Ross, James Andrews, DJ Toomp, Kwanza Hall, Walter Kimbrough, Jeff Sledge, Joshua “M16” Banks, Keinon Johnson, Maurice Garland, Robert Glasper, Smitti Boi, Sound Oracle, Steve DiCecco, and more