Atlanta Hip-hop

Mercury Rose Up In Atlanta’s Indie Music Scene. Now She’s Touring With MIKE And Na-Kel Smith

Mercury is a fascinating Atlanta rap figure. Her sound is experimental, but it's also mostly led by trap music, in… Read More

June 3, 2022

Behind the Beat: Drumma Boy on the Legacy of Jeezy and Kanye West’s Recession-Proof Anthem ‘Put On’

For the first Behind the Beat of 2022, Thomas Hobbs spoke with Drumma Boy about producing Jeezy and Kanye West's… Read More

February 2, 2022

These Artists Are Defining Atlanta’s Underground Queer Music Scene

From GodIsMikey's quick-witted lyricism to Alto Moon's all-encompassing pop star persona, these are the artists defining Atlanta's underground queer music… Read More

June 29, 2021

Trap Music Museum is the Monument Dirty South Hip-Hop Deserves

We spoke with Trap Music Museum co-founder William “Bem” Sparks and general manager Krystal Garner about honoring dirty south hip-hop. Hip-hop… Read More

February 10, 2021

Should Mulatto Change Her Name? Five Fans Weigh In

Mulatto continues to open doors. But her name is still ruffling feathers. We talk to five Mulatto fans and asked… Read More

December 8, 2020

André 3000 Shares a New Verse on Goodie Mob’s First Album in Seven Years

The new Goodie Mob album features an appearance from OutKast, just not as OutKast. Following a seven-year hiatus, Goodie Mob has… Read More

November 13, 2020

Big Boi To Co-Executive Produce Hip-Hop TV Series That’s “‘Empire’ Meets ‘Get Shorty’ Hybrid”

Big Boi will be co-executive producing a series called Government Records. Big Boi is set to co-executive produce a hip-hop crime… Read More

October 6, 2020

A Tale Of Two Cities: How Atlanta Overtook New York City As The Modern Hip-Hop Mecca

Atlanta has become the mecca of hip-hop because it has built an infrastructure where each generation helps the next crop… Read More

October 11, 2019