A3C & iHipHop Distribution Announce A3C Volume 7, Release Tracks by Kodie Shane & Yung Bans

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Today, the A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution are proud to premiere two tracks from the seventh annual A3C compilation album,  A3C Volume 7. A3C Volume 7 marks the seventh year that the A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution have joined forces, continuing the highly-regarded series. The announcement was made today via HipHopDX.

 

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 will continue to spotlight the genre’s foremost emerging artists with approximately 50 tracks from the newest generation of hip-hop’s torchbearers.
 

Kodie Shane – “Bounce Back” produced by Bradlea Roi
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. She has been profiled in The FADER’s GenF as well as Pitchfork’s Rising columns. Kodie will perform at this year’s A3C Festival after coming off of 32 days on tour with Yachty and 23 dates with Lil Uzi Vert.

Yung Bans – “Ain’t Know” produced by Soldado

18 year-old Atlanta artist Yung Bans, who is heavily influenced by the South Florida scene and often considered a key contributor to the sound, has made an impact with a slew of solo tracks and collaborations with artists including Smokepurpp, Lil Pump, XXXTentacion, Ski Mask The Slumpgod, Playboi Carti, UnoTheActivist, Yung Lean, and Wifisfuneral. Despite being on house arrest, Bans persevered, turning his home into a studio where he is currently putting the finishing touches on his forthcoming mixtape, Blood Thirsty.

 

A3C Volume 7 is slated to hit stores worldwide on November 24, 2017 via A3C / iHipHop Distribution.

 


WorldstarHipHop Video Premiere: SD – Sacrifice

SD released the video for “Sacrifice”, the first single off his highly anticipated forthcoming project today, via Truly Blessed / iHipHop Distribution. The Freddy Dang of Dang Films video depicts his luxurious lifestyle, a product of the risks taken and sacrifices made affording him these new circumstances, and diggs. “Sacrifice” is available for streaming and purchase, watch the video for Sacrifice today and stay tuned for more to come on SD!

On his new video, SD says, “Just getting started – this is what I do

SD is from the windy and dismal streets of Chicago where he, Chief Keef, Fredo Santana and Lil Reese, created a movement that continues to influence a generation. He found success at a young age in carving out his own identity my creating a niche style of hipster, cool kid rap, gangster rap with features and videos with the likes of Chief Keef, Danny Brown, Riff Raff and more. He attributes his success to a mature outlook on life, due to growing up on the war comparable, tumultuous streets of Chicago.

As an independent artist, SD has released a three-volume mix tape titled Life of a Savage 1, Life of a Savage 2, and Life of a Savage 3, all of which were successful and critically acclaimed releases. In late 2014, SD released his debut album Truly Blessed on iHipHop Distribution, which broke down musical barriers for rappers from Chicago and also achieved personal milestones he set for himself. In 2015, SD released the fourth installment of his highly successful mixtape series Life Of A Savage 4 as well as Just The Beginning. In retrospect, SD says that his driving force in his life is his daughter, who shows him a higher purpose.

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For more information on SD, please visit:

https://twitter.com/SD_GBE300
https://www.instagram.com/officialsd_/
http://spoti.fi/2uD7LU1
https://soundcloud.com/sdofficial-1
https://www.facebook.com/SDCHICAGO/


Fake Shore Drive Premiere: SD – Sacrifice

SD released “Sacrifice,” the first single off his highly anticipated forthcoming project today, via iHipHop Distribution. Over a bass-heavy soundscape, the Trauma Tone-produced track lyrically touches on the risks taken and sacrifices made in order to forge a new path. SD is currently putting the final touches on his long-awaited new project, to come this year – stay tuned for more to come from SD!

As told to Fake Shore Drive, SD says, “In life we all make sacrifices to reach goals we set. If we don’t learn how to do that, our goals and dreams become the sacrifice. I’ve had to make a lot of changes and those sacrifices helped me create the life I’ve always wanted.

SD is from the windy and dismal streets of Chicago where he, Chief Keef, Fredo Santana and Lil Reese, created a movement that continues to influence a generation. He found success at a young age in carving out his own identity my creating a niche style of hipster, cool kid rap, gangster rap with features and videos with the likes of Chief Keef, Danny Brown, Riff Raff and more. He attributes his success to a mature outlook on life, due to growing up on the war comparable, tumultuous streets of Chicago. As an independent artist, SD has released a three-volume mix tape titled Life of a Savage I, Life of a Savage II, and Life of a Savage III, all of which were successful and critically acclaimed releases. In late 2014, SD released his debut album Truly Blessed on iHipHop Distribution, which broke down musical barriers for rappers from Chicago and also achieved personal milestones he set for himself. In 2015, SD released the fourth installment of his highly successful mixtape series Life Of A Savage 4 as well as Just The Beginning. In retrospect, SD says that his driving force in his life is his daughter, who shows him a higher purpose.

For more information on SD, please visit:

https://twitter.com/SD_GBE300

https://www.instagram.com/officialsd_/

http://spoti.fi/2uD7LU1

https://soundcloud.com/sdofficial-1


HipHopDX Video Premiere: Prince P – Convertible Loud (Fourth Video from A3C Volume 6)

Today, the A3C Hip-Hop Festival and iHipHop Distribution have released the forth music video and single from A3C Volume 6, “Convertible Loud” by Prince P.  Prince P (formerly known as Prince Pyligmy) represents for the South Bronx in the uptown visual directed by Lenny Lopez, which premiered today via HipHopDX. The track is produced by Prince P’s longtime collaborator Cover.

The A3C compilation series has been influential within the genre, serving as a barometer for 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, Rockie Fresh, Bodega Bamz, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, Chris Webby, Dave East, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Scotty ATL, Robb Bank$, Michael Christmas, Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, Locksmith, and Trinidad James, just to name a few.  For this reason, the compilation has seen praise from various outlets including iTunesas 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 offers an even more refined overview of the genre’s foremost emerging artists, as A3C Volume 6 features approximately 30 tracks, where in past years the compilations have included up to 50 tracks. Artists include SD, Young Roddy, A-F-R-O, Kur, Felly, ThouxanbanFauni, Merkules, Mcevoy, Hus Kingpin, Zak Downtown, Chester Watson, Mpulse, Lex Lavo, Oswin Benjamin, El Prez, Hi-Rez , Saga, Da Villins, Gio Martin, C-Money, RetroI$Awesome, Malc Stewy, and Rozewood, among others.

 A3C Volume 6 is in stores worldwide now via A3C/iHipHop Distribution. 

Also, for the first time ever world-renowned producer Statik Selektah has teamed up with A3C and iHipHop Distribution to remix and reinterpret some of the most memorable tracks from the A3C compilation series on one magnificent album. The Best of A3C (Remixed by Statik Selektah) offers Statik’s creative approach to tracks by G-Eazy, Action Bronson, Dave East, Vince Staples, Mick Jenkins, The Underachievers and Michael Christmas, among others. The Best of A3C (Remixed by Statik Selektah) is also available worldwide now.

 

Purchase A3C Volume 6 on iTunes

Purchase The Best of A3C (Remixed by Statik Selektah) on iTunes

Previously: Stream A3C Volume 6 In Its Entirety

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Previously: Watch A-F-R-O – “We Got That” (feat. Scrooge) [Official Video]