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HotNewHipHop Video Premiere: Bali Baby – “Professor Finessor” (from A3C Volume 8)


 

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The latest single from this year’s A3C Festival compilation album comes from Bali Baby.  Bali has quickly emerged as one of the leading female voices in hip-hop and continues to showcase her one-of-a-kind playful style on the new single “Professor Finessor,” from A3C Volume 8. Known for her “Muah!” catchphrase, the PlayGirl Gang rapper bases herself out of Atlanta (although originally hailing from Jacksonville, North Carolina).
 
After dropping a myriad of mixtapes in 2017, including Bubbles Bali, Brazy Bali, and Bali’s Play 2, Bali caught fire with her collaboration alongside Trippie Redd, ”Woah Woah Woah,” which became a viral hit. Bali continued her impressive outing into 2018 when she released major singles including “AMBER Alert” and “Miley Cyrus,” as well as the the Bali Blanco EP, the Baylor Swift project (which received a 7.4 from Pitchfork) and Ressurection.
 
Bali’s prolific streak continues in 2019 with the release of the catchy new single “Professor Finessor” produced by frequent collaborator SULTON. Released in conjunction with an eye-popping music video directed by Lawrence Mahone and premiered by HotNewHipHop, “Professor Finessor” will also be found on the upcoming A3C Festival compilation, A3C Volume 8, which will be available worldwide on February 22nd via A3C / iHipHop Distribution.
 
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Previously: Listen to TheGoodPerry “Down Lo”
 
Previously: Watch Cap Gold “HighClass Fever” [Official Video]
 
For more information on Bali Baby, please visit:
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https://soundcloud.com/balionabeat

HotNewHipHop Premiere: TheGoodPerry – “Down Lo” (from A3C Volume 8)

The A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution present the highly anticipated, next installment in their annual compilation series. A3C Volume 8 celebrates the 14th anniversary of the Festival and the eighth year that the Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution have collaborated to bring listeners this renowned series.
 
The previous editions of the A3C compilation have included numerous, future prominent artist’s in hip-hop, allowing the series to receive recognition from numerous outlets, with editors from Apple Music stating, “The A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes,” said editors from Apple Music. The compilation series has introduced numerous artists, to fans of the genre, who have established themselves as staples in the hip-hop marketplace. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, A$AP Rocky, Yung Bans, Action Bronson, Vince Staples, Kodie Shane, Buddy, Smoke DZA, Rapsody,Dave East, Freddie Gibbs, Lucki, Thouxanbanfauni, Trademark Da Skydiver, Mick Jenkins, Sir Michael Rocks, Robb Bank$, and Jimmy Wopo, among others.
 
Atlanta’s own TheGoodPerry joins the ranks, as his new track “Down Lo” is the latest single from A3C Volume 8 which premiered today via HotNewHipHop. Perry is often thought of as the driving force behind Lil Yachty’s most acclaimed tracks as well as the overall imagery that made Yachty so popular.
 
TheGoodPerry has produced numerous songs for Lil Yachty including the platinum hit “One Night” (2016). Casual fans of Yachty will recognize him from his standout feature on the track “Wanna Be Us” from Yachty’s breakthrough project Lil Boat, as well as “Such Ease” from Summer Songs 2. He additionally produced the notable “Running with the Ghost” from Yachty’s 2017 major label debut Teenage Emotions. At the end of 2017, following a stint on Quality Control, Perry was forced to change his moniker (then known as ‘Burberry Perry’) to ‘TheGoodPerry’ due to a highly-publicized lawsuit with the iconic British fashion company.
 
As he moved from behind the boards and began transitioning into a front-running artist from the South in 2018, TheGoodPerry’s unique sound was noticed by the legendary Rick Rubin, who immediately signed the 22 year-old to American Songs. With plans for an EP release early this year and his debut album slated for mid-2019, TheGoodPerry is now putting his talents on full display with “Down Lo,” a melodic single which will also be included on this year’s A3C Festival compilation series, A3C Volume 8 due out in February. According to Perry himself, when asked about his inspiration for creating the track, “I always wanted to make a twerk song, so I did.

A3C Volume 8 will be available worldwide on February 22, 2019 via A3C / iHipHop Distribution.

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Previously: Cap Gold – “HighClass Fever” [Official Video]

 

For more information on TheGoodPerry, please visit:
https://twitter.com/thegoodperry
https://www.instagram.com/thegoodperry/
https://soundcloud.com/perryishere

 

iHipHop Distribution & A3C Announce A3C Volume 8, Release First Single/Video by Cap Gold


The A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution present the highly anticipated, next installment in their annual compilation series. A3C Volume 8 celebrates the 14th anniversary of the Festival and the eighth year that the Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution have collaborated to bring listeners this renowned series.

The previous editions of the A3C compilation have included numerous, future prominent artist’s in hip-hop, allowing the series to receive recognition from numerous outlets, with editors from Apple Music stating, “The A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes,” said editors from Apple Music.

The compilation series has introduced numerous artist, to fans of the genre, who have established themselves as staples in the hip-hop marketplace. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, A$AP Rocky, Yung Bans, Action Bronson, Vince Staples, Kodie Shane, Buddy, Smoke DZA, Rapsody,Dave East, Freddie Gibbs, Lucki, Thouxanbanfauni, Trademark Da Skydiver, Mick Jenkins, Sir Michael Rocks, Robb Bank$, and Jimmy Wopo, among others.

 
The first artist to join their ranks in 2018 is 19-year-old Cap Gold, from San Antonio, TX, a promising newcomer who has already made his mark on his home state’s underground scene, and is continuing with “HighClass Fever,” the first single from A3C Volume 8. The Justin Perez-directed clip, which premiered today on HipHopDX, takes the viewer on a visual ride as Cap Gold gives you a taste of what’s to come.

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The 2018 compilation will continue it’s tradition of introducing hip hop’s up and coming new talent, delivering upwards of 50 tracks from the next generation of emerging artists. iHipHop Distribution is currently accepting submissions for A3C Volume 8. If you would like A3C and iHipHop Distribution to consider your music for this installment of the compilation series, please send your submission to pr@ihiphopdistribution.com (streaming links only).

 

For more information on Cap Gold, please visit:
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https://twitter.com/capita1go1d

For more information on A3C and the A3C compilation series, please visit:
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http://www.twitter.com/A3C
http://www.facebook.com/A3CFestival
https://www.instagram.com/a3cfestival
http://www.A3CMusic.com
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New Video: Sammy $urf – “Nu Wave” (from A3C Volume 7)


Hailing from College Park, Georgia, Sammy $urf has gained attention for his ability to rhythmically ride a beat and construct melodic hooks. In the clever, new Brann-directed video for his single, “Nu Wave,” Sammy can be seen literally surfing through Atlanta while also performing atop his city’s buildings. The track, which is featured on A3C Volume 7, is produced by 3NIGM@.

The A3C compilation series has been influential within the genre, serving as a barometer to gauge which artists will become renowned staples in the ever-changing hip-hop landscape. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Underachievers, Rapsody, Smoke DZA, Trademark Da Skydiver, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, Dave East, Thouxanbanfauni, Robb Bank$, Michael Christmas, Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, and Trinidad James, just to name a few. For this reason, the compilation has seen praise from various outlets including Apple, as its editors raved, “the A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes.”

Artists appearing on the seventh annual A3C compilation, A3C Volume 7, include Kodie Shane, Yung Booke (Hustle Gang), Yung Bans, Lucki, Terrance Escobar, Squidnice, Trizz, Mir Fontane, Rolling Stone P, Nell, Meko Supreme, Lil West, Caleborate, Cookie Money, Jimmy Wopo, Kamiyada+, ITSOKYTOCRY, Chuuwee, Calev, Solomonilla, Trippy Tha Kid, Smrtdeath, BigBabyGucci, Johnny Apollo, King Z3US, Brudda Haitian and many more.

A3C Volume 7 is now available worldwide via A3C / iHipHop Distribution

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Previously: Brudda Haitian – “Max Out” [Official Video] 

Previously: FranceauThaGod - “Okay” [Official Video]

Previously: Solomonilla – “Whole Life” [Official Video]

Previously: Kodie Shane – “Bounce Back” [Official Video]

 

New Video: Brudda Haitian – “Max Out” (from A3C Volume 7)

Born in raised in the streets of Warner Robins, Georgia, Brudda Haitian jumped head-first into the rap game at 16 years-old, selling his first mixtape in his high school hallways. However, it wasn’t until his hit single, “Gone Bad,” was released that people across the country began to notice. As Pigeons and Planes explained, “‘Gone Bad’ has been shutting down clubs all year and now it’s starting to expand outside of the region.” His 2017 mixtape, I Am the New Dope, earned Brudda accolades and heightened his ever-growing presence as a force in the southern hip-hop scene. Today Brudda Haitian shares the darkly euphoric video for “Max Out,” a hard-hitting banger produced by Deraj Global, featured on A3C Volume 7.  The video was shot on location in Atlanta by Brann and juxtaposes shadowy and vibrant imagery in one visual.

The A3C compilation series has been influential within the genre, serving as a barometer to gauge which artists will become renowned staples in the ever-changing hip-hop landscape. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Underachievers, Rapsody, Smoke DZA, Trademark Da Skydiver, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, Dave East, Thouxanbanfauni, Robb Bank$, Michael Christmas, Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, and Trinidad James, just to name a few. For this reason, the compilation has seen praise from various outlets including Apple, as its editors raved, “the A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes.”

Artists appearing on the seventh annual A3C compilation, A3C Volume 7, include Kodie Shane, Yung Booke (Hustle Gang), Yung Bans, Lucki, Terrance Escobar, Squidnice, Trizz, Mir Fontane, Rolling Stone P, Nell, Meko Supreme, Lil West, Caleborate, Cookie Money, Jimmy Wopo, Kamiyada+, ITSOKYTOCRY, Chuuwee, Calev, Solomonilla, Trippy Tha Kid, Smrtdeath, BigBabyGucci, Johnny Apollo, King Z3US, Brudda Haitian and many more.

A3C Volume 7 is now available worldwide via A3C / iHipHop Distribution

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Previously: FranceauThaGod - “Okay” [Official Video]

Previously: Solomonilla – “Whole Life” [Official Video]

Previously: Kodie Shane – “Bounce Back” [Official Video]

SD Unveils the Title Track From His Highly-Anticipated Full-Length Project, Pay Attention, Set For Release On April 6th

March 7, 2018 - Chicago, IL - SD has unveiled the title track from his highly- full-length project, Pay Attention, which is set for release on April 6th through Truly Blessed / iHipHop Distribution.  The Trauma Tone produced single, “Pay Attention,” is the follow-up to SD’s highly successful 2017 tracks  “Sacrifice” and “From The Bottom,” for which both tracks and videos have garnered millions of streams/views to date.  “Pay Attention” like the previous two tracks is available for streaming on all services (Link Below).

SD’s influence and inspiration comes from the uninviting, bleak reality of the Chicago streets, where he, Chief Keef, the late Fredo Santana and Lil Reese, built a movement that continues to influence a generation and have a ripple effect through the hip-hop genre.  At a young age, SD made his mark by creating a niche style of hipster urban music, including an element of cool kid/gangsta rap and was prominently featured in videos from Chief KeefDanny Brown, Riff Raff and more.

SD would establish himself through a string of highly-successful and critically acclaimed mixtapes, particularly the three volume mixtape series, Life of a Savage, Life of a Savage 2 and 3.  In 2014 SD made his debut on iHipHop Distribution, with the revered album Truly Blessed, which changed the game for rappers from Chicago, as SD introduced his own sound in order to achieve personal milestones he set for himself.  Truly Blessed would receive praise from outlets including Pitchfork and the Fader, while Fact Mag would rank it as a top album of the year. In 2015, SD released the fourth installment in the Life of a Savage mixtape series as well as the Just The Beginning mixtape. In retrospect, SD says that his driving force in his life is his daughter, who shows him a higher purpose.

SD’s new full-length project Pay Attention will be available worldwide on April 6th via Truly Blessed / iHipHop Distribution

 

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New Video: FranceauThaGod – “Okay” (from A3C Volume 7)

Atlanta continues to be a hotbed for emerging artists, and FranceauThaGod is among those paving the way in his city. Known for his distinct voice, the 21 year-old ATLien was surprisingly born without vocals chords, receiving a tracheotomy at one month into his life. 2017 was a breakout year for Franceau, as his single and video “100 Times A Day” became a viral sensation, racking up 425K spins on Soundcloud and as of press time. Fresh off tour with UnoTheActivist and Warhol.SS, Franceau is sharing the new video for his A3C Volume 7 track “Okay,” directed by Brann. The video for “Okay” offers an ethereal visual to accompany the Tee $’teez-produced track.

The A3C compilation series has been influential within the genre, serving as a barometer to gauge which artists will become renowned staples in the ever-changing hip-hop landscape. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Underachievers, Rapsody, Smoke DZA, Trademark Da Skydiver, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, Dave East, Thouxanbanfauni, Robb Bank$, Michael Christmas, Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, and Trinidad James, just to name a few. For this reason, the compilation has seen praise from various outlets including Apple, as its editors raved, “the A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes.”

Artists appearing on the seventh annual A3C compilation, A3C Volume 7, include Kodie Shane, Yung Booke (Hustle Gang), Yung Bans, Lucki, Terrance Escobar, Squidnice, Trizz, Mir Fontane, Rolling Stone P, Nell, Meko Supreme, Lil West, Caleborate, Cookie Money, Jimmy Wopo, Kamiyada+, ITSOKYTOCRY, Chuuwee, Calev, Solomonilla, Trippy Tha Kid, Smrtdeath, BigBabyGucci, Johnny Apollo, King Z3US, Brudda Haitian and many more.

A3C Volume 7 is now available worldwide via A3C / iHipHop Distribution

STREAM / PURCHASE A3C VOLUME 7 AT ALL RETAILERS

Previously: Solomonilla – “Whole Life” [Official Video]

Previously: Kodie Shane – “Bounce Back” [Official Video]

Elevator Video Premiere: Solomonilla “Whole Life” (from A3C Volume 7)

 
Solomonilla’s “Whole Life” is the second music video released from this year’s A3C Festival compilation, A3C Volume 7.  The LA by-way-of Maryland artist-producer, Solomonilla, has an eclectic sound that pushes the boundaries of what is considered “hip-hop” with each record. With thought-out melodies and clever lyricism leading the way, Solo has been able to remain a consistent force in the underground scene, and is primed to break out soon.

 
Solomonilla’s “Whole Life” is among the standout songs featured on this year’s 49-track project, A3C Volume 7.  The visual for “Whole Life,” which was shot in Los Angeles by European director Xavier LaCroix, invokes a cinematic vibe for the spacious David Morse produced track. The video for “Whole Life” premiered today via Elevator.
 
The A3C compilation series has been influential within the genre, serving as a barometer to gauge which artists will become renowned staples in the ever-changing hip-hop landscape. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Underachievers, Smoke DZA, Trademark Da Skydiver, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, Dave East, Thouxanbanfauni, Robb Bank$, Michael Christmas, Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, and Trinidad James, just to name a few.  For this reason, the compilation has seen praise from various outlets including Apple, as its editors raved, “the A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes.”
 
Artists appearing on A3C Volume 7 include Kodie Shane, Yung Booke (Hustle Gang), Yung Bans, Lucki, Terrance Escobar, Squidnice, Trizz, Mir Fontane, Rolling Stone P, Nell, Meko Supreme, Lil West, Caleborate, Cookie Money, Jimmy Wopo, Kamiyada+, ITSOKYTOCRY, Chuuwee, Calev, Solomonilla, Trippy Tha Kid, Smrtdeath, BigBabyGucci, Johnny Apollo, King Z3US, Brudda Haitian and many more.
 
A3C Volume 7 is now available worldwide via A3C / iHipHop Distribution
 

XXL Video Premiere: Kodie Shane – “Bounce Back” (from A3C Volume 7)


With the seventh annual A3C Festival compilation, A3C Volume 7, dropping worldwide earlier this week, A3C and iHipHop Distribution are sharing the first video from this year’s compilation for “Bounce Back” by Kodie Shane. Kodie Shane, the 18 year-old who is breaking barriers for female artists in Atlanta. Kodie, who is a frequent collaborator and an official member of Lil Yachty’s Sailing Team, has made waves this year with her debut EP Zero Gravity which was followed by Back From the Future EP in August.
 
A3C Volume 7 includes 49 tracks from the newest generation of hip-hop’s torchbearers, and despite the stacked track list, “Bounce Back” is a true breakout song. Shot in Atlanta, “Bounce Back” is an aesthetically thrilling visual for the Bradelea Roi-produced single. Director Donny Slater brings the track to life with infrared styled video. The video premiered today via XXL
 
Keeping it simple, ‘Bounce Back’  explains my trust issues,” says Kodie. “I’m sure everyone can relate in some way.”
 
In the new year, Kodie relays, “I’m gearing up for the 2018 release of my debut full length album late March, a Headline statewide tour which will take off in April as well my first ever U.K. run to follow.  Lots of Surprises coming as well for 2018 that include TV appearances, Big Festival looks, and some dope collaborations with other amazing artists and producers you love…stay tuned!
 
The A3C compilation series has been influential within the genre, serving as a barometer to gauge which artists will become renowned staples in the ever-changing hip-hop landscape. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Underachievers, Smoke DZA, Trademark Da Skydiver, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, Dave East, Thouxanbanfauni, Robb Bank$, Michael Christmas, Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, and Trinidad James, just to name a few.  For this reason, the compilation has seen praise from various outlets including Apple, as its editors raved, “the A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes.”
 
Artists appearing on A3C Volume 7 include Kodie Shane, Yung Booke (Hustle Gang), Yung Bans, Lucki, Terrance Escobar, Squidnice, Trizz, Mir Fontane, Rolling Stone P, Nell, Meko Supreme, Lil West, Caleborate, Cookie Money, Jimmy Wopo, Kamiyada+, ITSOKYTOCRY, Chuuwee, Calev, Solomonilla, Trippy Tha Kid, Smrtdeath, BigBabyGucci, Johnny Apollo, King Z3US, Brudda Haitian and many more.
 
A3C Volume 7 is now available worldwide via A3C / iHipHop Distribution
 

PURCHASE / STREAM A3C VOLUME 7 AT ALL RETAILERS  

A3C Volume 7 – Full Compilation Stream (New Music from Kodie Shane, Yung Booke, Yung Bans, Lucki, Terrance Escobar, Squidnice, Mir Fontane & More)

Today, the A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution are proud to launch the seventh annual A3C compilation album, A3C Volume 7. The project marks the seventh year that the A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution have joined forces, continuing the highly regarded series.

The A3C compilation series has been influential within the genre, serving as a barometer to gauge which artists will become renowned staples in the ever-changing hip-hop landscape. Past compilation artists include G-Eazy, Curren$y, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Underachievers, Smoke DZA, Trademark Da Skydiver, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, Dave East, Thouxanbanfauni, Robb Bank$, Michael Christmas, Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, and Trinidad James, just to name a few.  For this reason, the compilation has seen praise from various outlets including Apple, as its editors raved, “the A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes.”

This year’s compilation continues to spotlight the genre’s foremost emerging artists with 49 tracks from the newest generation of hip-hop’s torchbearers.  Artists appearing on A3C Volume 7 include Kodie Shane, Yung Booke (Hustle Gang), Yung Bans, Lucki, Terrance Escobar, Squidnice, Trizz, Mir Fontane, Rolling Stone P, Nell, Meko Supreme, Lil West, Caleborate, Cookie Money, Jimmy Wopo, Kamiyada+, ITSOKYTOCRY, Chuuwee, Calev, Solomonilla, Trippy Tha Kid, Smrtdeath, BigBabyGucci, Johnny Apollo, King Z3US, Brudda Haitian and many more.

Compiling these tracks was truly a nationwide, team effort this year and we want to thank A3C, all of the artists, A&Rs, scouts, managers, producers, lawyers and media partners that have helped us make what we believe is our best compilation of young talent to date,” Executive Producer‎ Chuck Wilson said in a statement. “Armed with the massive power of new streaming technology, a new generation has taken over hip-hop and made it their own and we believe that this is a beautiful thing. We are particularly proud that this year’s compilation includes so many women. Enjoy the music, share the music, playlist the music and please support these artists.

A3C Volume 7 is now available worldwide via A3C / iHipHop Distribution

 

PURCHASE / STREAM A3C VOLUME 7 AT ALL RETAILERS

 

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