The A3C Festival & Conference and iHipHop Distribution are proud to announce their renewed partnership for the ninth installment of their annual compilation series. As reported by HipHopDX, A3C Volume 9 will also commemorate A3C’s fifteen year anniversary as a festival rooted in showcasing emerging artists from across the country.  The previous editions of the A3C compilation included numerous soon-to-be mainstay artist’s in hip-hop, allowing the series to receive recognition from a variety of outlets, with editors from Apple Music raving, “The A&R rep has done a commendable job, cherry-picking some of the most promising, would-be rap stars from countless wannabes.”

The compilation series has introduced a multitude of artists to fans across the globe including: G-Eazy, A$AP Rocky, Yung Bans, Curren$y, Action Bronson, Vince Staples, Kodie Shane, Buddy, Ab-Soul, Smoke DZA, Rapsody, Dave East, Freddie Gibbs, Lucki, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Mick Jenkins, $tupid Young, Bali Baby, Sir Michael Rocks, Robb Bank$, Drako, Underachievers, CHXPO, Trapo, Jimmy Wopo, J.K. The Reaper, AD, Thouxanbanfauni, Yung Simmie, Tommy Swisher, Marco XO, Trinidad James & many more.

A3C Volume 8 was a 52-track mega project that showcased now prominent artists such as Bali Baby, $tupid Young, $NOT, Trapo, Rizzoo Rizzoo, Yung Simmie CHXPO, J.K. The Reaper, AD, Cap Gold, Canon, Cap Gold, Lamb$, Femdot, Big Baby Scumbag, and more.  The compilation garnered considerable exposure for the artists involved and 6 of the tracks landed placements on HBO’s hit series Euphoria.

The 2019/2020 compilation will continue its tradition of introducing hi- 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 9. If you are a new artist and would like A3C and iHipHop Distribution to consider your music for this installment of the compilation series, please send your submission to  (streaming links only).

A3C and iHipHop Distribution will release their first single from A3C Volume 9 in the coming weeks following this year’s A3C Hip-Hop Festival, which kicks off in Atlanta today (October 8th).