With the recent addition of one, two, three, FOUR rap legends — MC Lyte, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, and the World’s Greatest Entertainer™ Doug E. Fresh — ONE Musicfest just became a top priority among Atlanta’s jam-packed Labor Day weekend calendar.
The third annual fest already features a lineup of decidedly hip urb/alt and rap acts, including indie soul kingpin Eric Roberson, R&B vocalist/songwriter Marsha Ambrosius, Southern spitter Big K.R.I.T., and electro-pop headliner Santigold. Not to mention the 11-hour DJ stage featuring the likes of Atlantans DJ DiBiase, DJ Kemit, Speakerfoxxx, DJ Salah Ananse, Rasta Roots, DJ Jaycee, DJ Fudge, Danny M, and more.
Then there’s the FEST part: Shrimp and Crab Fest, Food Truck Village, live art installations, beer garden, mechanical bullriding, etc. But back to the music. Had to do a quick look back with some classic videos from golden era legends Doug E., Slick, Kane, and Lyte….
Source: Rodney Carmichael, Creative Loafing