(AllHipHop News) The A3C Hip-Hop Festival has once again partnered with iHipHop Distribution to release the third installment of A3C's compilation albums. A3C Volume 3 will feature over 50 performers, and this year's version will also be open to international artists to submit their work for consideration.
Last year's A3CVolume 2featured tracks by Reek Da Villian, Smoke DZA, Slum Village, and Trinidad James to name a few. Rising stars like Rockie Fresh, Chase N. Cash, Action Bronson, Nitty Scott as well as Hip Hop veterans like 9th Wonder, Freeway, and Dead Prez appeared on Volume 1in 2011.
Having the chance to see their work alongside some of Hip Hop's leading voices could be a breakthrough opportunity for an aspiring artist. Selected rappers will also get to perform at the 9th annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta, Georgia in October.
The five-day festival provides music performances, film screenings, art exhibits, fashion pop-up shops, and educational panels. Featured artists at this year's event include Ghostface Killah, Too Short, 9th Wonder, Pharoahe Monch, and Jean Grae.
A3C Volume 3 is scheduled to be released on October 1.
Watch a video recap of the 2012 A3C Hip-Hop Festival below.