A3C Festival is an indoor/outdoor festival in downtown Atlanta featuring some of the most renowned artists in hip-hop. The 2-Day at the Georgia Freight Depot featuring 2 stages, food trucks, and games.

Sat, Oct 6 - Sun, Oct 7

A breeding ground for the next generation of stars while honoring the legends and trailblazers of hip-hop.

Rich Homie

5,000+ Artist Alumni

Nas, De La Soul, J Cole, Wiz Khalifa, G-Eazy, Rick Ross, Bone Thugs, Too Short, A-Trak, Ty Dolla $ign, Playboi Carti, Questlove, 2 Chainz, Mike Will Made It, The Juice Crew, Lil Uzi Vert, Meek Mill, Rakim, Lecrae, Redman, Lil Xan, Bun B, Reakwon, Mystikal, 21 Savage, Lil Pump, Juvenile, Kevin Gates, Denzel Curry, Vince Staples, Cam’ron, Pete Rock, Schoolboy Q, Big Boi, Hopsin, Rapsody, Action Bronson, Goldlink, AZ, Talib Kweli, YFN Lucci, Tech N9ne, Rich Homie Quan, Dave East, Young Thug, Curren$y, Lil Boosie, PNB Rock, Nipsey Hussle, Ski Mask The Slump God, Ghostface Killah, DJ Premier, Lil Bibby, Scareface, Zaytoven, Jungle Brothers, Twista, Project Pat, B.o.B, Dej Loaf, Danny Brown, Lil Xan, Joyner Lucas, Dead Prez, Stalley, Big Krit, Smino, G Herbo and The Clipse

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In Their Words

A3C is a great place to see emerging acts, to feel the pulse of ATL and an amazing place to exchange ideas, to pick up vital insight and see/hear/ discover some great music.

- Dante Ross (Warner Brothers)

A3C is a hip-hop fan’s fantasy. The annual festival is getting bigger every year.

- Allhiphop

The festival offers something for every hip-hop fan, transcending generations and geography and welcoming both the trappers and the backpackers.

- Briana Younger (NPR)

A3C is the absolute best festival for rising Hip Hop talent. Their artist-first approach is priceless.

- Justin Hunte (HipHopDX)

A3C has become a staple for independent artists to be at each year

- Rapsody (Artist)

A mashup of all things hip-hop, from the latest emcees on the block to the living legends. 

- Rodney Carmichael (NPR)

I want to be one of these artists - at the end of the day - mentioned with the greats & to be great you've got to start at A3C

- Jon Connor (Artist)

A3C and Atlanta brings about creative vibes for artists. It's true to the culture and pays homage to the greats.

- Stalley (Artist)


Wed, Oct 3 - Sun, Oct 7 

Dozens of events highlighting different elements of hip-hop culture and featuring hundreds of artists, producers, and DJs from around the world.

Experiences are curated by brands, labels, media outlets, promoters, and tastemakers.

One of the most influential artist discovery and promotional platforms in hip-hop.

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