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60 Voices: Dr. Regina N. Bradley, Christina Lee, and Brian ‘B High’ Hightower on how hip-hop is evolving
Researcher, author, and professor Dr. Regina N. Bradley, music journalist Christina Lee, and Hot 107.9 on-air personality and professor Brian ‘B High’ Hightower discuss hip-hop's evolution in Atlanta.
"Renegade" dance creator Jalaiah Harmon and choreographer and dancer Sean Bankhead talk about viral fame, the pandemic's effect on the dance industry, and young creativity.
Kawan “KP The Great” Prather’s multi-hyphenated career in the music business all started with him simply asking questions. The Vine City native hopped on the phone to chat about his storied career in the music business, making protest music, and his next ventures.
If Atlanta’s most famous hip-hop stars want to participate in activism, they’ll have to reckon with their own elite statuses
While it’s certainly possible to both empathize with protesters and feel pained to see the city in chaos, Atlanta's mainstream hip-hop artists also benefit financially from encouraging peace. As entrepreneurs and longtime ambassadors of a city that is a hub for Black businesses, their economic success and the continued growth of Atlanta are indisputably linked. Even if they came from the Black working class and genuinely wish to advocate for them, refusing to acknowledge this reality dilutes their messages.
With touring and recording largely halted due to the coronavirus outbreak, some of the city's most famous talents are connecting with fans through live battles, performances, and karaoke sessions.
In the city's constant compulsion to reinvent itself, it lost an important part of itself instead.
Starting today, the limited edition Budweiser Big Boi tall boy can is available only in Georgia.