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Goodie Mob

Alongside OutKast, with whom these were closely linked, Goodie Mob was one of the primary Southern rap acts to achieve countrywide recognition, particularly making use of their traditional debut, Soul Meals (1995). The group unraveled after just its third record, Globe Party (1999), when Cee-Lo broke apart for a single …

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Kris Kross

Thirteen-year-old rappers Chris “Daddy Mack” Smith and Chris “Mack Daddy” Kelly became the pop sensations of 1992 as Kris Kross. Both were uncovered at an Atlanta mall in 1991 by after that-19-year-old manufacturer Jermaine Dupri, who had taken them under his wing and developed the gimmick of experiencing the duo …

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TLC

TLC were among the biggest-selling feminine R&B sets of all period, riding a mixture of pop, hip-hop, and metropolitan spirit to superstardom through the ’90s. Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, rapper Lisa “Still left Eyesight” Lopes, and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas were able to charm similarly to pop and R&B viewers, mixing catchy …

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Old Sea Brigade

The nom de plume of Atlanta, Georgia-raised, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Ben Cramer, Aged Ocean Brigade delivers a compelling, heartfelt, and atmospheric mixture of folk, country, Americana, and indie rock that invokes brands like Bon Iver, Iron and Wines, and the Country wide. In 2016, after self-releasing his debut EP, Cramer embarked …

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YFN Lucci

His personal move may be a straightforward, whiny “Yeahhhh Yeahhhhh Yeahhhh” by the end of his lines, but YFN Lucci is a solid, versatile lyricist, person who made his formal debut at age 17. The Atlanta MC was created Rayshawn Bennett and started rapping when he was 16. A season …

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Jamie Grace

Atlanta, Georgia’s Jamie Elegance, a Christian vocalist, songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist (acoustic guitar, piano, ukulele, drums), and sometimes celebrity, was created November 25, 1991. While she usually experienced an affinity for music as she was developing up, she considered it in earnest when she was identified as having Tourette’s symptoms in …

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Young Thug

Atlanta rapper, style icon, and status-quo-challenging Small Thug broke through in 2013 with some successful mixtapes and singles. Given birth to Jeffery Williams, Thug combined the radio-worthy weirdness of rappers like Waka Flocka Fire using the hooky underground anthem audio of performers like Main Keef. Along with his unique rapping …

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Billy Wright

A prime impact on Small Richard during his formative years, “Prince from the Blues” Billy Wright’s hearty shouting delivery was an Atlanta staple through the postwar years. Wright was a normal at Atlanta’s 81 Theater as a youngsters, bathing in the vaudevillians before graduating to performing and dancing position there …

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