The Core DJ’s Retreat XIII is this weekend in Atlanta, GA at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel near the Atlanta Airport. Pre-registration is over, but you can register on-site. I’ll be there throughout the weekend. Stay tuned for my normal updates on Monday.
If you are in Atlanta this weekend, you should check out the A3C festival going on October 7, 8, and 9 (i.e. it starts today). You can check out a ton of your favorite underground rap artists including Da Beatminerz, 9th Wonder, Buckshot, Jean Grae, Murs, Attitude, FKi, Casey Veggies, Shawn Chrystopher, Pac Div, 4-Ize, Truth Univesal, Homeboy Sandman, Punchline, Aleon Craft, Nate Walka, Diamond D, Moe Green, Pugz Atomz, Mac Miller, Willie The Kid, El Da Sensei, Rapper Big Pooh & Roc C, Collective Efforts, Camp Lo, Rhymefest, Theo Martin, Gilbere Forte, Laws, Phil Ade, Hollyweerd, etc. Need I say more? You can buy tickets here. Hurry up and buy an A3C 3-Day All Access Pass for $33. Or you could just wait in line, and buy a 1 day pass for $20. It’s your choice. You have about 5 hours left to buy the 3-day pass online.
The “Rock the Bells” tour this year is going to be epic for anyone who is a 90s hip hop fan. It includes several of the elite hip hop artists performing their classic albums in their entirety. Check out the list (among others): ATCQ performing “Midnight Marauders,” Wu-Tang Clan performing “Enter the 36 Chambers,” Rakim performing “Paid in Full,” KRS-One performing “Criminal Minded,” Slick Rick performing “The Great Adventures Of,” Snoop Dogg performing “Doggystyle,” a Guru tribute by DJ Premier, and a performance by Ms. Lauryn Hill who will be performing “a unique set prepared exclusively for Rock the Bells, featuring songs from her critically acclaimed album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill spanning through her work with The Fugees and more.” – URB. Check out the list of dates after the jump: