DX News Bits: A3C, Trina And Pugs Atomz
A3C announces new headliners/panel discussions, Trina to release iPhone app, and Pugs Atomz prepares “The Decade.”
The roster for Atlanta’s A3C Hip Hop Festival continues to grow by the day with new performers announced weekly. The latest artist additions to the festival include Murs, 9th Wonder, Buckshot, and Jean Grae.
On top of performances A3C will also feature panel discussions on social networking, breaking into Hip Hop journalism, music licensing and publishing, and more.
A3C will take place at Masquerade, a music complex located in midtown Atlanta, from October 7 through October 9.
In other news, female rapper Trina has become the latest artist to launch her very own iPhone app. The iPhone app, which is developed by Rock Software, will feature music videos from Trina, new music, a link to her Ustream site, and more.
“Having the opportunity to partner with Rock Software is a great experience,” said Trina in a statement. “This is an addition to my brand as a whole that I get to share with my fans worldwide. The app will not disappoint the fans who have supported my career over the last decade and going ahead toward my future goals; I want to be able to let my fans get exclusive music or their favorites from me.”
Trina and Rock Software’s iPhone app is expected to be released late this year.
Rapper Pugs Atmoz will be releasing a compilation of music that will feature music from the last 10 years. Pugs is working with BBE Records to release the album which will be titled The Decade.
The Decade will feature both new and old music from Pugs that spans from the year 2000 to 2010.
Excerpt from HipHopDx.com