The 2010 A3C Hip-Hop Festival (6th Year) is one of the largest hip-hop festivals in the US. 250+ artists performed during the 2 days and 3 nights, from Oct 7-9th @ the Masquerade Music Complex in Atlanta, GA.
Mike Walbert, of SMKA, was the Artist Director for the 2010 A3C Hip-Hop Festival.
A3C incorporates Educational Music Industry Panels that are invaluable to students interested in the music industry. (Info Here)
There are dozens of showcases that take place throughout the festival, including: SMKA, Fadia Kader & The Smoking Section’s Perfect Attendance, 2Dopeboyz, Allhiphop.com, Okay Player, Women in Hip-Hop, High Water, Kevin Nottingham, Quality Control’s Bay Area Rap Teamup, Mello Music Group, DJBooth.net, and many more.
A3C is an ALL AGES event that included 2 outdoor stages and 3 indoor stages. In addition to music there are music industry panels during the day, an iStandard beat battle, a B-Boy Battle, Needle to the Record, RedBull 45′s and much more. Lastly, the final day of the festival, Saturday-Oct 9th, will have music ALL DAY starting at 11am outdoors.
Performers Included: Camp Lo, Rhymefest, Killer Mike, Pacific Division, Murs, Aleon Craft, Jean Grae, Kidz in the Hall, Rapper Big Pooh, Donnis, Buckshot, Mistah Fab, Lyrics Born, Exile, Artifacts, Crooked I, Nappy Roots, Laws, Collective Efforts, Homeboy Sandman, Diamond District, CunninLynguists, Tanya Morgan, J-Live, Sha Stimula, Phil Ade, Hollyweerd, 4-Ize, Emilio Rojas, El Prez, Killa Kyleon, TiRon, Sean Falyon, Shawn Chrystopher and Many MORE!