(AllHipHop News) Today (June 7th) the three-day Hip-Hop festival in Atlanta, Georgia, known as A3C, announced its first round of artists, as well as a few showcases that will take place during the festival.
Artists Tech N9ne, Yelawolf, Hopsin, Gunplay, Oddisee, Chris Webby and Skyzoo will be among hundreds of artists who will take the stage along side several artist showcases.
Indie label Funk Volume will feature artists Hopsin, Dizzy Wright, SwizZz and Atlanta’s own Jarren Benton, while the Supahotbeats x DJBooth.net showcase includes Tech N9ne, STS, Emilio Rojas, Smoke (of Field Mob), Nikkiya, Ryatt, Input, Shawty Fatt, Big Page, Jackie Chain, Rittz, Diamond, Chris Webby and a special appearance by Ghet-O-Vision/Shady recording artist Yelawolf.
Mellow Music Group’s showcase features up-and-comer Oddisee accompanied by a live band, Apollo Brown with a special guest, Diamond District, yU and Slimkat78 as The 1978ers and Gensu Dean.
Other confirmed acts include OCD: Moosh & Twist, Boldy James, Soul Khan, Torae and Wordsworth
Over 10 artists have been selected via ReverbNation and Sonicbids submissions, to perform as part of A3C’s dedication to discovering new talent.
The chosen artists include Chaundon, Kepstar, Nova The Rebel, SK4MC, Phene, Nike Nando, Felony Fame, Eric Biddines, Skoolie Escobar and Mani Coolin’.
A3C will continue to accept artists’ submissions through both websites until August 31.
Last year’s festival included artists Big Daddy Kane, Big K.R.I.T., Dead Prez, Action Bronson, Random Axe, Freddie Gibbs, XV, Freeway, Fashawn, G-Eazy, GLC, Murs, 9th Wonder, Ying Yang Twins, Smoke DZA, Saigon, M.O.P., Jean Grae and hundreds of other hungry artists, looking for their break.
Three-day passes for the 2012 A3C Hip Hop Festival are on sale now through the A3C website for $33 until August 1, 2012.