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ILoveMakonnen Gets Drake On “Tuesday” Remix (Makonnen Reacts!)

ILoveMakonnen Tuesday Drake Remix

Is ILoveMakonnen the next music star to come out of Atlanta? Drake seems to think so; the superstar rapper-slash-singer jumped on the remix to ILoveMakonnen’s “Tuesday”. The original song, titled “Goin Up On A Tuesday”, is produced by Atlanta producers Sonny Digital and Metro Boomin and appears on ILoveMakonnen’s I Love Makonnen EP. Described by Stereogum as a regional hit, “Tuesday” is far from well known. Drake doing a remix will change all of that. Continue Reading →

10 Young Thug Songs That Explain The ATL Rapper’s Crazy Buzz

Young Thug Songs

Listen to these 10 Young Thug songs to hear why there is so much buzz about this ATL rapper.

During his recent interview on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Atlanta’s T.I. referred to Young Thug as “one of the hottest cats in the rap game right now”.

While the Internet debates whether or not Young Thug is gay, the Atlanta rapper continues to create songs that resonate with hip-hop fans across the globe.

If you’re not familiar with Young Thug’s catalogue, we’ve put together a collection of 10 Young Thug songs that will help get you caught up.

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10 Ludacris Songs That Will Never Stop Being Awesome

Ludacris

Ludacris is an Atlanta rap legend, but it seems like some hip-hop fans forgot. In recent years Ludacris – real name Chris Bridges — has been spending more time acting, hosting, and promoting his Soul headphones line.

Here at ATLRap, we celebrate Atlanta rappers. And what worries us is that younger rap fans don’t realize the depth of Ludacris’ catalogue. Luda has hits for days. There’s no doubt that younger rap fans are familiar with Ludacris’ more recent hits like “How Low” and “One More Drink”, but we want to focus on the Ludacris songs that have stood the test of time.

So here’s what we did: Our team of rap tastemakers and curators got together and compiled 7 Ludacris songs that we think are still awesome. We made a conscious effort to NOT includes songs where Ludacris is the featured guest; that might be a separate post in the future. For now, though, sit back, relax, and enjoy the sounds of the Atlanta artist we know as Ludacris.
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5 Undeniable Reasons Atlanta Rapper Rich Homie Quan Will Blow Up In 2014

The 13 Biggest Atlanta Rap Mixtapes of 2013

In addition to dominating the Billboard charts, Atlanta rappers were responsible for some of the biggest rap mixtapes of 2013. Here at ATLRap, we narrowed down some of the most popular rap mixtapes of the year and ordered them by their release date. Our hope is that this list illustrates the impact Atlanta rappers made on hip-hop in 2013.
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