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Music. Tech. Film. Culture.

Atlanta, GA

Connecting, educating and inspiring the next-generation of innovators and entrepreneurs shaping the future of music, tech, film and culture. Founded in 2005, A3C has grown from a local hip-hop showcase to become one of the most important events of the year.

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Featured Speakers

  • Bozoma Saint John

    CMO, Endeavor

  • Gary Vee

    CEO, VaynerMedia

  • T.I.

    Rapper, Actor & Activist

  • Lenny S

    SVP, Roc Nation

  • Kevin Liles

    Co-Founder + CEO, 300 Entertainment

  • Charlamagne Tha God

    Radio Personality & Author

  • Dapper Dan

    Fashion Designer

  • Drumma Boy


  • Paul Judge

    Tech Entrepreneur & Investor

  • Fadia Kader

    Music Partnerships, Instagram

  • Kei Henderson

    President, Sincethe80s

  • Just Blaze


  • Baron Davis

    Entrepreneur, Investor & Former NBA All-Star

  • Rob Markman

    Journalist, Rapper & Dir of Artist Relations, Genius

  • No Vancany Inn

    Creative Agency

  • Amber Grimes

    SVP of Global Creative, Capitol Music Group

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A series of unforgettable concerts and experiences celebrating hip-hop icons and showcasing the most exciting artists of tomorrow at premier venues across Atlanta

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Dozens of keynotes, panels, workshops, mixers and sessions featuring hundreds of innovators and thought-leaders in music, tech, social justice, film and culture.

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Featured Artists

The new A3C Festival experience features more artists and shows across Atlanta. The featured concerts take place at Center Stage, The Masquerade and The Tabernacle.

  • Megan Thee Stallion

  • Lil Keed

  • E-40

  • Lil Gotit

  • Rakim

  • Pink Sweat$

  • Just Blaze

  • Mo'Nique

  • Big Daddy Kane


  • Buddy

  • Boogie

  • G Perico

  • Donnell Rawlings

  • Chika

  • AZ

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Access available with VIP or GA passes

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Conference Hubs

The Studio

presented by ACID Pro Next

Network and learn from hip-hop’s most influential music industry professionals and producers. Create, collaborate and experiment with the newest hardware, software and technology in music.

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The Artist Center

presented by Symphonic Distribution

A space for artists and music makers to connect, learn and develop their careers through a series of panels, workshops, mixers, mentorship and listening session.

The Creator Complex

presented by CD Baby

Connect music makers with creative professionals and experts to create valuable digital assets and provide actionable insight to help advance artist's careers.

Discover the future of hip-hop


Past Performers...

J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, The Clipse, J.I.D, Lil Pump, 2 Chainz, Schoolboy Q, ASAP Rocky, ASAP Ferg, Lecrae, Big K.R.I.T, G-Eazy, 21 Savage, Vince Staples, Sonny Digital, Action Bronson, Young Thug, Mike Will Made It, Wale, Young M.A, Ty Dolla $ign, Curren$y, Dej Loaf, WifisFuneral, Playboi Carti, Dom Kennedy, Lil B, Saweetie, Smino, Vic Mensa, Metro Boomin, Rich The Kid, Ski Mask the Slumpgod, and Lil Yatchy


A3C is the absolute best festival for rising Hip-Hop talent. - HipHopDX

In Their Words

"A3C is important for the culture because it cares about the community. It cares about awareness on all fronts, entrepreneurship for young people. [It] cares about people like me, who cares about young people and getting them to get into entrepreneurship, discovery of new technology, that type of thing. They’re involved and dialed into everything that’s happening across all fronts, and they care about hip hop. They care about culture. So that’s why I’m here" - Nas

A3C, that’s very important in the hip-hop community.

- 2 Chainz (Artist)

Luv to the team at A3C for givin artists a platform to be heard and build their craft!!

- Diddy (Artist/Entrepreneur)

A3C provided an opportunity for attendees ranging from artists to publicists to journalists to gather and meet minds, exchange ideas, and enjoy good music.

- Okayplayer

What started as a small local showcase in Atlanta has grown into a prime destination for anybody who’s anybody in the hip-hop world.

- The Boombox

I love being able to see new artists & how Hip-Hop is growing bring an elder in the game. Love being able to see this at home; A3C is dope for this

- Big Gipp (Artist)

The A3C Hip-Hop Festival, a five day smorgasbord of concerts, panels, film screenings and live art. Whether you’re a major or minor fan of hip-hop — and especially if you are local — an A3C stop should be on your radar next time around.


A3C is a hip-hop institution and annual gathering of like-minded individuals that happens in Atlanta.

- Rolling Out

A Pioneering conference that is steering Atlanta's entertainment community in the right direction.

- Philana Williams (Music Industry Veteran)