Thousands of artists, creatives and entrepreneurs will be present for the 15th anniversary A3C Festival & Conference in Atlanta for a series of performances and experiences celebrating hip-hop’s past, present and future.

Dubbed “hip hop’s center of gravity” by the New York Times, Atlanta is arguably one of the greatest epicentres of the genre. The city is responsible for establishing some real legends of the game like Ludacris, 21 Savage, Future, and groups like OutKast. And behind these limelight-grabbing names stand some of the world’s finest producers and studios.  

Thanks to our partners at A3C and ChooseATL, you stand a chance to follow in the footsteps of hip hop’s greats. Here we introduce the world-class producers and studios that YOU could be working and recording with.

The Producers 

Drumma Boy

TLDR Credits: Multi-Grammy Winning Producer for T.I., Young Jeezy & Kanye West

The Studio: Patchwerk

Having seen names like Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys, Annie Lennox, Ludacris, T.I., Akon, Rick Ross, Dej Loaf, Beyonce, Missy Elliott, Snoop Dogg and many more through its doors, Patchwerk has been the breeding ground for over 60 gold and platinum records. This 10,000 sq foot building in midtown Atlanta features two isolated recording studios.

Young Chop

TLDR Credits: Multi-Platinum Producer / Songwriter

The Studio: Bravo Ocean

Bravo Ocean Studios is a 2500 sq ft industrial loft-style facility that resides a state-of-the-art recording studio and world-class production house. It is home to a Grammy-nominated production team, and has serviced clients like Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, OutKast and many more.

Tasha Catour

Proudest achievement in music?

Getting my first Billboard #1 Record with Lecrae on “All I Need Is You”. It went #1 on two different Gospel Billboard charts.

Top 3 most notable productions?

Bossy – Keke Palmer
Water – Joe Gifted
Scammalot – Future

What are you looking for in a collaborator? 

One that is willing to hustle. We can make a trillion beats but we’ve still gotta get them into the right hands!

The Studios: ICONS

Boasting names like Justin Bieber, Queen Latifah, Akon, Dru Hill, Sevyn Streeter, DJ Khalid, Ludacris and many more, ICONS represents one of the finest studios Atlanta has to offer. The 10,000 square foot space houses three recording studios, two pre-production rooms and a rehearsal hall.


TLDR Credits: Multi-Platinum, Multi-Grammy Award Winning Producer for Cardi B, Bruno Mars, Nicole Bus, Drake, Jeremih, Lupe Fiasco, Jeezy, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent & more

The Studio: Stankonia

Located in midtown Atlanta, Stankonia studios is best known for being the birthplace of some of Outkast’s biggest hits over the last decade. The former home of Bobby Brown’s Bosstown Recording Studios has been OutKast’s studio for more than 20 years, and they even named their fourth album after it.

Bryan-Michael Cox

Proudest achievement in music?

Being able to leave a legacy for my son to be proud of and live from if need be.

Top 3 Notable Productions:

Be Without You – Mary J. Blige
4ever – Lil Mo f/Fabolous
Stingy – Ginuwine

What do I look for in a collaborator?

I look for someone that can bring a different approach to production. A different technique. Really mix up both of our styles.

The Studio: Doppler

Atlanta Doppler Studios is one of the oldest recording studios in Atlanta. The state-of-the-art music recording studio has hosted the likes of Aerosmith, Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Elton John, B.B. King, Alicia Keys, Ludacris, Justin Bieber, Usher and more.

Grab this once in a lifetime chance to work with the best producers in the business, in state-of-the-art studios where legends record. If you’ve not jumped on the contest to win a pair of tickets to attend the 15th anniversary A3C Festival & Conference AND recording and mentorship in Atlanta, Georgia with one of these producers and studios, you can enter here.