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8 Atlanta Artists Break Down Hip-Hop’s Buzzing Movement


Atlanta has always been a hotbed for new talent, putting on the biggest names in hip-hop like OutKast, Ludacris, Gucci Mane and more. Now, another crop of artists are pushing through regional barriers and making their presence felt on a national level. Dubbed New Atlanta as early as 2012, the movement has only grown immensely in the past few years with more artists to watch out for.

Since the signing of Que and now K Camp to major labels, ATL’s track record is pretty good so far. To get a sense of the city’s second wave, we asked eight emerging rappers/producers to describe the camaraderie of the scene, why they choose to stick together and who else we should be keeping our eyes on. Here’s what they had to say.

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