On Thursday, May 30th, BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) presented the Know Them Now Experience at Buckhead Theater (3110 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305). The annual event brought out the hottest emerging acts on the R&B/Hip-Hop scene to perform for music fans and industry executives alike.
Sponsored by V-103– The People’s Station and Deep Eddy Vodka, DJ Princess Cut hyped the crowd while BMI Legends of ATL Award Winner (2013) Greg Street and Atlanta’s own Paige Shari played host for the evening.
Attendees were treated to high-energy sets by Interscope artist Moneybagg Yo, R&B vocalist ELHAE, Vine upstart Summerella, Atlanta-bred rapper Lil Keed, The Rap Game winner Miss Mulatto, and lyricist LightSkinKeisha.
BMI also presented the Legends of ATL Award to uber-producer Zaytoven, in recognition of his contributions to the music industry. The hitmaker has worked with the who’s who of the industry, including Gucci Mane, Future and many others. Past recipients of the prestigious honor include Pastor Troy, Big Oomp, Dallas Austin, Big Boi of Outkast, Organized Noize, Lil Jon, and DJ Toomp among others.