The New New: 15 Atlanta Rappers You Should Know

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Tez McClain
Hometown: Southside of Atlanta
Twitter: @TezMcclain
Notable song: “Art vs. Hustle”
Sounds like: Not many new A-town rappers. A mix of Big K.R.I.T. and T.I.
Why you need to know him: The Clarke Atlanta University graduate has been toiling in the underground for a few years and is just now starting to get his mainstream props. His video for the single “Flick‘n,” off his recent mixtape Scoundrel, recently appeared on “106 and Park.” More lyrical than the average A-town MC, Tez combines food-for-thought grind music with a sprinkle of flash and swagger, which allows him to make a gamut of different records.

  • loudpacksam

    where the hell is jarren benton

    • D_Ry

      This list has no credibility without Jarren. How you gunna put FV on the cover back to back years and then ignore the rest of the group

  • http://twitter.com/KINGBEEF81 Tone’ Francois

    Rocko is not from the eastside. He from the SWATS.

  • brian

    two9!

  • in4am0u5

    Yawn, pretty boring list. Apart from Wara and Young Thug, everyone else are either talentless or unoriginal.

  • dolceboy

    dose and rich homie quan have the most potential

  • http://twitter.com/DemoCobb JOE COOL

    Where’s Ree$e?

  • AlSween

    Stuey Rock been doing his thing. He works hard and puts out good music.

  • Justin Nash

    Go Dreamer is Dreamer…reach…

  • ProphBundy

    Solid List. S/o to Scotty and two9, seen them coming up over the last couple years. Rich Homie Quan dope too.

  • Jamal

    Spree Wilson is dope!

  • DatDudeBruhBruh

    Rich Homie Quan sounds closer to a Fusion between Future & Ca$h Out.

  • DatDudeBruhBruh

    And being straight honest… Trouble probably make the best music on this list. ALL BUSSIN FOR TROUBLE TROUBLE!!!

  • http://twitter.com/Itzdadiabolical Hey Itz Me

    Whoever wrote this acts like Trouble is shitty lyrically. He’s decent lyrically and good in contrast to most other niggas on this, plus he has unique ass rhyme schemes.

  • http://www.facebook.com/malik.bell Malik Bell

    Young Thug, Trouble and Migos. Two9 aite too.

  • SouthSide

    what about L.A.:The Mad Titan???

  • Yellonsexxy

    What? no TrOyMaN? SMH

    • Yellonsexxy

      oh yeah he’s not from Atlanta :-/

  • kerrybabe89

    jay r da star is the hottest rapper in atlanta. music wise, y’all must go off the followers compared to the music. cause most of these guys are whack

  • Southside Atlanta

    Where the fuck is Geechie Dan. aka Hooligun. Dudes from southside atlanta and got Mixtapes on datpiff. And he don’t sound like nobody else from Atlanta. Got his own style…Why the fuck he aint on here?

  • tunez

    where is Fortebowie?

  • TT

    why is young thugs song “Zan Man” ? that isn’t even close to his standout song

  • http://youtu.be/xVLDY_WyEGg Young Code

    Young Code is dope! Google drop it by young code and listen

  • Meezus

    Migos go in…

  • KC Abernethy

    Tom P? Jarren Benton? Rittz? Where are they? Although Quan and Slice 9 are SAF