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Indie hip-hop artists has been slowly but surely making their presence felt since the breakthrough of hip-hop scene, wondering who might be the next music mogul hitting the mainstream?
As the Internet expands and social media continues to bring us closer together, more and more artists are able to attain widespread exposure for better or worse. Not only are we introduced to new voices every year, progressively-minded veterans continue to join the digital renaissance as well, and there are those who distinguish themselves from the pack, leaving a greater impression than those who simply ride that first hit of viral momentum. The entryway for potential fans to reach these artists usually starts from social media buzz, and grows from sources such as blog hits and Vine loops determines the cream of the crop that will dominates our feed. From aggressive rap, to genre-less music genius, the rookies of this year are possibly the most eclectic bunch in quite some time.
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This year’s 11th Annual A3C Festival & Conference in Atlanta presented the wondrous chance to witness the beginnings of the next crop of notable, upcoming, independent hip-hop artists.
Many of these artists have been making major noise in their respective hometowns and are capable of setting the music industry ablaze.
1. Raury Featuring Big K.R.I.T — “Forbidden Knowledge”
Raury recently released his debut album, All We Need, which is the follow-up to his highly-acclaimed mixtape, Indigo Child.
2. Tommy Swisher — “Vsnry”
While watching Tommy Swisher’s performance of “Vsnry” at the Artist Connect stage presented by Swisher Sweets, you could immediately tell this was a crowd favorite and possible radio hit.
3. Rizzoo Rizzoo — “Amazing” And “Off The Lot”
Any time a Sauce Factory member hits the stage, it’s like a movie.
Rizzoo Rizzoo’s medley performance of “Amazing” and “Off The Lot” featuring Sosamann, off his current mixtape, #ItzHotSauce, is no exception.
- Indie Hip-Hop Duo Blackalicious Returns
- Hip-Hop Goes Broadway (Video)
- Chris Brown x Rihanna – Put It Up (Unreleased)
8. Jay IDK — “God Said Trap”
Jay IDK’s performance and live energy on stage presents nothing short of hundreds of fans who enjoy his music.
9. The Outfit, Tx — “Revelations”
The Outfit, Tx, comprised of Dallas natives Mel, JayHawk and Dorian, is a group of talented individuals the world needs more of.
10. Doeman — “Tha Man”
Doeman, hailing from Texas, put on a solid performance of “Tha Man”at this year’s Fresh Picks show.
11. Sy Ari Da Kid — “I Remember” and “Bankroll”
Sy Ari Da Kid seems to have indie Atlanta by its throat.
The Bronx native took the stage at Opus Lounge to perform a few of his notable cuts, including, “I Remember,” and “Bankroll,” off his mixtape, S.O.O.N.
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