How 23-year-old Metro Boomin became every rapper’s favorite producer.
“Thug is alone even in a room full of people. He is unapproachable. He radiates volatility. I can't even imagine him making actual, on-purpose eye contact with another human. Looking into a person's eyes—seeking some kind of a connection—is an admission of neediness, and Young Thug would rather be shot dead in the street than need a thing from another human being.”
At 76, Atlanta’s Beverly “Guitar” Watkins still lives for the blues.
To understand Cam Newton, you need to go to a small church 45 minutes outside of Atlanta called Holy Zion Center of Deliverance and hear his dad preach.
Spins from the DJs at Atlanta’s seminal Magic City strip club can turn nobodies into hip-hop stars.
A refugee survives the Rwandan genocide and finds a future in Atlanta.
360 degree deals and the music industry’s new hostages.
Kylee Kimbrough lost her childhood, lost her sobriety, lost her living situation, and finally even lost her son. Then she found the drums.
Migos, a young Atlanta rap trio, has decamped to a mansion outside of town to avoid trouble, ride Go-Karts, shop for $2300 backpacks, and continue their streak of red-hot singles.