Atlanta

Atlanta Rapper Trouble Killed, T.I., Killer Mike, & More Respond

On Sunday, 34-year-old rapper Trouble was fatally shot in Rockdale County. Artists and collaborators are now responding to news of… Read More

June 6, 2022

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

‘Atlanta’s’ Problem With Writing Black Women Characters

Despite its hard-hitting commentary on racial issues in season three, Atlanta continues to come up short in its depictions of… Read More

May 31, 2022

On the Season Finale, ‘Atlanta’ Finally Gets to the Root of Van’s Depression

Atlanta season three finale "Tarrare" finds Van in Paris, where she reveals that depression and a near-death experience led her… Read More

May 20, 2022

The Latest ‘Atlanta’ Anthology Episode Was the Most Experimental of the Season

With just one episode left of the third season, Atlanta veers from the main plotline into an offbeat anthology with… Read More

May 13, 2022

Paper Boi’s Paranoias of Fame Continue To Deepen On ‘Atlanta’

With just two episodes until the season three finale of Atlanta, in eighth episode "New Jazz," Paper Boi has grown… Read More

May 6, 2022

‘Atlanta’ Continues To Highlight How White People Are Cursed By Their Own Racism

Atlanta episode "Trini 2 De Bone" detours from the main plot, instead centering the death of a nanny whose funeral… Read More

April 29, 2022

Alim Smith Turns Viral Black Memes Into Art. Now He’s Making Artwork For Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’

Okayplayer spoke with Alim Smith about Afro-surrealism, turning memes into art, his work for Atlanta, and more. In 2022, memes… Read More

April 28, 2022

‘Atlanta’ Keeps Making ‘Black Panther 2’ References

References to the Black Panther sequel reoccur in season three of Atlanta, as Donald and Steven Glover consulted on the… Read More

April 22, 2022

So Far, the Third Season of ‘Atlanta’ Is Its Deepest Yet

With the new Atlanta episode "Cancer Attack" at the midway point of the season, Earn, Paper Boi, Darius and Van… Read More

April 15, 2022

These Five Black Women-Owned Shops Are Disrupting Retail

A close look at five Black women-owned shops featuring carefully curated pieces, designer clothing, antique collectibles, and vintage selects. Last… Read More

April 8, 2022

How ‘Atlanta’ Tackles the Idea of “Woke” White Men

On "The Big Payback," the latest episode of Atlanta, the idea of the "woke" white man gets explored even further.… Read More

April 8, 2022

This Interview Of Donald Glover Interviewing Himself Is A Lot

Interviewing himself for Interview Magazine, Donald Glover touched on a number of topics including Atlanta and Dave comparisons and much more. It's Donald Glover on… Read More

April 7, 2022

So Far, Ghosts are the Common Through-line in ‘Atlanta’ Season 3

Season three of Atlanta subtly follows a haunting ghost theme, with new episode "The Old Man and the Tree" retelling… Read More

April 1, 2022

Donald Glover Talks Oscars Slap, New Season of ‘Atlanta’, & More

On Tuesday, Donald Glover stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! and spoke about the Oscars, the third season of Atlanta and teased… Read More

March 30, 2022

The ‘Atlanta’ Season 3 Premiere Referenced These Two Real-Life Tragedies

Season 3 Atlanta opener "Three Slaps" alluded to two real-life stories, the Hart Family murders and the underwater Georgia town Lake… Read More

March 25, 2022