Within the last 10 years, Atlanta has risen to prominence as one of the new mecca’s of hip-hop. Chris Ryan breaks down this formula to success with Atlanta’s foundation laid in the scene’s unwillingness to wait for big labels to sign local talent and their diverse styles. Add in tracks which offer a real life glimpse into the world of Atlanta, and you have what is arguably a genre that is easy to understand and tangible. The article by can seen here at Fader.
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