The Road to A3C - Pill


Filed Under: Interviews, Concerts,          by Nathan S. on Oct 05, 2011

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DJBooth is proud to announce that the Pill will be rocking on our stage for this year's A3C Festival in Atlanta. Pill's music is not a Hollywood, stylized version of what people perceive the streets to be. His life - and thus, his art - is a reflection of the grim realities of the streets. The real streets, not what you see on TV or what you hear glorified in modern day rap music. His music speaks to - and exists as - an escape from the paralyzing situations that have hindered his ability for creative expression thus far in his life.

From his independent releases to his signing with Rick Ross' Maybach Music, and his appearances on the hit Self Made album, his music is uniquely intelligent, but is still a true-to-form reflection of his life story. Simply put, Pill had to sell dope to survive as a child with no caretakers – and he sold dope to pay for his studio time – only for the reason to have a way out, an escape, a release – his music.



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What Are You Most Excited About for A3C?

"The atmosphere and different artist sharing the same stage from 3 different coast. I'm also excited about Big Daddy Kane's performance."

If you'll be in the Altanta area on Friday, October 7, you'll want to check out DJBooth's A3C stage, featuring Big K.R.I.T., Pill, Jean Grae, Saigon and many more. For all things A3C, including information on purchasing passes, check out A3CFestival.com.

Want to head over to A3C but don't have the cash? We got you covered. Simply hop on Twitter and tell us why you should win a free pass to A3C, be sure to include #DJBoothA3C, and you're automatically entered to win one of three free passes.

Artists On the Road to A3C:


DJ Burn One
The League of Extraordinary Gz
Jon Hope
Yonas
Shane Eli
J. NiCS
Dee-1
Aleon Craft
Saigon
Jean Grae
Pill
Big K.R.I.T.



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