Atlanta’s A3C kicked off the 12th annual A3C Festival & Conference with ChooseATL at the “Welcome To Atlanta” Reception. The event was held at the Loudermilk Center, hundreds of guests from around the world came together to connect and honor two Atlanta legends, CeeLo Green and Killer Mike, for their tremendous musical, social and community efforts. Legendary Dungeon Family DJ KP The Great manned the turntables for the evening.
Killer Mike, the first honoree of the evening was presented with the A3C Social Impact Award for his commitment to seeking equality for all people and being an strong voice for the music industry. In true Killer Mike fashion, he delivered a powerful and heartfelt speech that took people to church with his beautiful message and dedication to one of the first women to selflessly helped him with his movement.
Acclaimed journalist, Maurice Garland, took the stage to give his remarks for another Atlanta native and Dungeon Family member, CeeLo Green. CeeLo was presented with the A3C Cultural Influencer Award for his illustrious musical career and his iconic contributions to fashion and culture. He too delivered a powerful speech which covered his humble beginnings, and payed homage to his Atlanta family