Behind the Guide
Sa-Roc is arguably one of the most vibrant MCs in the world today. Her crisp articulation, fiery delivery, and her elevated and insightful lyricism has often placed her within the same conversation of some of Hip Hop’s most notable artists. Once dubbed by Okayplayer as “one of the most formidable microphone mavens in the game,” Sa-Roc is an artist for a socially conscious generation.
Girlpuppy is 21-year-old Atlanta-based singer-songwriter Becca Harvey. Wanting to be either Hannah Montana or Taylor Swift growing up, she is now making music that sounds nothing like her childhood influences. Following her first track release For You and its success, she enlisted Marshall Vore (Phoebe Bridgers) to help make her debut EP, which is coming … Continued
BOREGARD. is the next generation’s icon, and it’s only a matter of time before the world takes notice.
Meet Gringo Star , an indie rock band who have been making a dent in the ATL music scene and beyond for the last 10+ years.
Atlanta indisputably set the pace for modern hip-hop. However, Big Boi set the pace for Atlanta, and by proxy, the culture at large.
Lánre (born Olánrewaju Keyede, December 16, 1992) began his music career at age 10 in his hometown of Plainfield, New Jersey where he attended a school for music and was classically trained in vocal performance.
Blending elements of hardcore, emo, and indie rock in a melodic cocktail unmatched by scene contemporaries, Atlanta four-piece Microwave balances frankness with a penchant for wit, allowing personal confessions to make a striking impact.
CeeLo Green, born Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, may have risen to fame with his catchy hit “F*ck You” under his solo career, or “Crazy” during his time in the side project Gnarls Barkley, but he’s far more than that
Larkin Poe, consisting of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell, are a band to watch with a two-year run that saw them earn a #1 album and GRAMMY® Award nomination, and have toured the world from Nashville to New Zealand and back again.
Tassilis Raw Reality1059 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
“Tassili’s Raw Reality in the West End is one those places where if you know, you KNOW. It’s a vegan and mostly raw food restaurant that got famous from their HUGE and delicious kale wraps stuffed to brim with veggies and couscous. The Punany wrap is legendary, beloved by meat and plant based eaters alike, and the lines going out the door are a pretty good indicator of how much of a staple this restaurant is to local foodies.”
ONE MusicfestAtlanta, GA, USA
“The One Music Festival is something I look forward to every year. Dope music, dope vendors, and a really dope vibe.”
Sanktuari of Self568 Poole Pl SW unit a, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
“Sanktuari of Self. It’s a spiritual wellness boutique where I go to grab everything from crystals and sage sticks to delicious locally made teas. The space is absolutely beautiful and the staff is always so warm and welcoming.”
Tabernacle152 Luckie St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
“My favorite venue is the Definitely the Tabernacle. It’s an old church in downtown Atlanta that was converted into a music venue. It has stained glass windows, murals on the ceiling, and artistic detailing in every inch of the space. I’ve seen some incredible shows there, but the most memorable was probably Dave Chappelle when he filmed his Netflix special, Sticks and Stones, and D’angelo’s Black Messiah tour.”
Herban Fix565 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
“My favorite restaurant right now would have to be Herban Fix. They have really delicious Pan Asian style vegan cuisine. Everything I’ve ordered from the menu is bomb but one of my favorite dishes is the pom pom mushroom steak(made out of mushrooms, of course)!”
Spiller Park CoffeeToco Hill Shopping Center, 2929 North Druid Hills Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
“I love to go to Spiller Park Coffee in Ponce City Market. They have the most delicious mocha I’ve ever tasted. It’s always perfectly sweetened and goes really well with this amazing sourdough toast they make that’s slathered with fresh apple butter and local cashew butter.”
Cascade Family Skating3335 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
“Whenever I have friends or family in town, we go to Cascade Family Skating. Roller skating culture is still alive and well in Atlanta and their adult skate nights are soooo fun. You can catch skating crews doing dope routines, see couples gliding on the floor in their matching outfits, and even take a break to learn some choreography in the middle of the rink. The music is always really good, especially on Wednesday nights when they play 90s Hiphop and R&B.”
Arden’s Garden985 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
“The only bars I drink at are juice bars and my favorite one is Arden’s Garden in East Point. I always get the spinach slam, which is a smoothie with a yummy blend of spinach(duh), mango, and pineapple juice. Super addictive.”
September Gray Fine Art Gallery75 Bennett St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
“September Gray Fine Art has the most beautiful paintings and they’re very inclusive with the artists whose pieces they show.” – girlpuppy
Terminal West887 West Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
“My favorite local venue is Terminal West. I’ve seen all of my favorite bands there and I love the size and vibe of the venue.” – girlpuppy