The A3C Hip-Hop Festival and iHipHop Distribution are once again joining forces for massive compilation showcasing the best emerging artists in hip-hop with A3C Volume 6 and the first single is by 18 year-old rap prodigy A-F-R-O.
“We Got That,” the first single from A3C Volume 6 proves A-F-R-O’s moniker to be fitting as his flows reach out through the speaker over a vintage-sounding beat produced by Mr. Green(R.A. The Rugged Man, Jedi Mind Tricks, Freddie Gibbs, Outsidaz) The track premiered today alongside the announcement of A3C Volume 6 via HipHopDX.
A3C Volume 6 marks the sixth year that the A3C Hip-Hop Festival and iHipHop Distribution have joined forces to bring a diverse array of new hip-hop to fans across the globe. 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 iTunes, 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 A3C Volume 6 will offer an even more refined overview of emerging hip-hop artists, as the compilation will feature approximately 30 artists, where in past years the compilations has included well over 50 artists.
A3C Volume 6 is slated to hit stores worldwide on October 28th via A3C / iHipHop Distribution
For more info and updates on A3C Volume 6, visit www.a3cmusic.com