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PHOTOS: A3C's Wu-Tang ATL takeover

A look back at the annual hip-hop festival and conference’s 14th year

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Photo credit: Mike White
TO AIR IS HUMAN: Deante Hitchcock on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot during A3C 2018.

CL had sneakers on the ground all week during A3C’s Wu-TangATL takeover. From photographer Brandon English’s portraits and daily slices of life to Music Editor Chad Radford’s live Q&A with U-god, and Mike White’s weekend festival shots, the team has assembled a massive gallery of images captured throughout A3C’s 14th annual hip-hop gathering.

Press play below to check out scenes from this year’s A3C — the festival and conference’s most monumental return yet.



U-god of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English. Young Dirty Bastard. Photo by Brandon English. Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English. Young Dirty Bastard. Photo by Brandon English. Masta Killa of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English. RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan. Inspectah Deck of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English. Cappadonna of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English. RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan. Wu-Tang Clan at the Georgia Freight Depot. Photo by Brandon English. Ghostface Killah. Photo by Brandon English Ghostface Killah. Photo by Brandon English Method Man. Photo by Brandon English. Pastor Troy at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Pastor Troy at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Curren$y and Big Krit on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Key! at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Scramn at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Fendi P. Photo by Mike White. Curren$y on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Curren$y on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Trouble at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. The almighty DJ Jelly at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Lil Wayne on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Lil Wayne on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Lil Wayne on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Lil Wayne on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Lil Wayne on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Mannie Fresh at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Mannie Fresh at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Diplomats on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Diplomats on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Diplomats on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Diplomats on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. STLNDRMS under the Controllerise tent at A3C 2018. Photo by Chad Radford. MICxSIX at A3C 2018. Photo by Chad Radford. Deante Hitchcock at A3C 2018. Photo by Chad Radford. Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. A3C 2018: Photo by Mike White. The Wu-Tang Clan at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. The Wu-Tang Clan at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. The Wu-Tang Clan at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Scenes from the Wu-Tang Clan Meet and Greet. Photo Mike White. LUTE: A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. A3C 2018: Photo by Mike White PRHYME: A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. PRHYME: A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. PRHYME: A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. PRHYME: A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Westside Gunn and Conway at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. A3C 2018: Photo by Mike White. A3C 2018: Photo by Mike White. Deante Hitchcock at A3C 2018: Photo by Mike White. Cyanca at A3C 2018: Photo by Mike White. Kenny Mason at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Stevie Stone & JL at A3C 2018. Photo by Mike White. Yani Mo at A3C 2018: Photo by Mike White. M-E-T-H-O-D MAN: The Wu-Tang clan assembled for a Saturday night performance at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Brandon English. RZA: "Thus the skillful general conducts his army just as though he were leading a single man, willy-nilly, by the hand." — Sun Tzu Photo by Brandon English. BRING DA RUCKUS: The Wu-Tang Clan at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Photo by Brandon English. WU MASSACRE: Method Man on stage at the Georgia Freight Depot for A3C 2018. Brandon English. RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English. CAPPACHINO AND ALLAH MATHEMATICS: Cappadonna (left) and DJ Mathematics of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English. DA MYSTERY OF CHESSBOXIN: RZA considers his next move with Shaolin patience. Photo by Brandon English. LOYALTY IS ROYALTY: Masta Killa of the Wu-Tang Clan. Photo by Brandon English RZA (left) interviewed by NPR's Rodney Carmichael at the Loudermilk Center. Photo by Brandon English. RAW: Lamont Hawkins aka U-God (left) and Creative Loafing Music Editor Chad Radford talked about everything from the early days of hip-hop to Martin Shrkelli claiming to have lost the only copy of the Wu-Tang Clan's "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" CD. Photo by Brandon English.


 

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