Add to Your Calendar: A3C Festival & Conference


Looking to elevate your knowledge in the music game? Want to learn from the industry’s best? Now is your chance. Coming October 7-11, 2015 the 11th Annual A3C Festival will be bringing hip-hop elite for a 4-day festival and conference featuring the best in the hip-hop industry. Whether you’re a rising rapper, an artist manager or a student of music looking to better your craft, A3C will feature the best in academics and creatives to connect, learn and build. Known as the top hip-hop conference in the US, and one of the key destination for music fans, artists and professionals, the A3C (All 3 Coasts) Festival in Atlanta will include keynote speakers, panels, workshops, demos, interviews, screenings, mixers and exhibits featuring over 150 Hip-Hop industry experts, academics and influencers.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Karen Civil
  • Dame Dash
  • Jinx (Complex Magazine)
  • Julia Beverly
  • De La Soul

Topics covered will include:

  • Be a Boss + Get Paid: Business Fundamentals For Today’s DIY Artist
  • Be Your Own Label: Navigate Your Music’s Success on Your Terms
  • Dig Deep: A Conversation About Sampling
  • Nondisclosure: A How To For Making Money Behind The Scenes of The Music Industry
  • The Present & Future of Podcasting and Digital Media

Behind The Hustle readers can enjoy special 20% discounted tickets using the code “CityLA20″. Come invest in yourself and develop your career at A3C, “hip-hop’s family reunion.” To view the full line-up, panels, artists showcases and purchase tickets visit


by Mary Elainne Dizon  | |  Read more articles by Mary here  | |  Follow her at @DizonDreams