RBMA Radio brings local music scenes from across the world to you, with programming from six continents and original shows from a global contingent of artists, producers and journalists. RBMA Radio: Live from Atlanta follows recent pop-ups in New York, Detroit and Los Angeles celebrating each city’s local music scene and the station’s relaunch as a 24/7 streaming platform.
From the Dungeon Family’s chart-topping R&B hits and underground rap classics of the '90s to the prolific mixtape production of The Aphilliates in the 2000s and the explosion of producers such as Zaytoven and Metro Boomin, Atlanta has continually shaped the sound of popular music. RBMA Radio: Live from Atlanta offers a deep examination of the city’s storied past and the artists pushing Atlanta forward.
RBMA Radio: Live from Atlanta will include Atlanta-focused episodes of current programming, plus live interviews, DJ mixes and special performances from Metro Boomin’, Awful Records’ first lady Abra, DJ Drama, Big Freedia, Sleepy Brown, Janelle Monae producer Chuck Lightning and many more. Listeners can look forward to new episodes of the monthly show Cruisin’ in the ATL hosted by Atlanta DJ Speakerfoxxx, who discusses the city’s music scene with its most important artists while showcasing the newest in Southern rap. RBMA Radio will also take you into some of the city’s most respected record stores with the series Counter Intelligence, which brings listeners the stories of iconic storefronts straight from the personalities who run them. Other shows that will focus on Atlanta include RBMA Radio staples like All The Raps, Choice Mix, The Vortex, Fireside Chat and Headphone Highlights. Tune in live on http://www.rbmaradio.com
Red Bull Music Academy will also bring its standout curation to Atlanta with events highlighting unique local talent. The programming includes:
●A roundtable conversation with the legendary Atlanta DJs who revolutionized the hip hop mixtape and an after party featuring live sets from DJ Drama, Don Cannon and DJ Sense playing hits from the Gangsta Grillz Series.
●A conversation with Organized Noize producer and vocalist Sleepy Brown, and a performance of his debut album, Sleepy’s Theme – The Vinyl Room performed for the first time cover to cover.
●The first Atlanta installment of United States of Bass, Red Bull Music Academy’s national event series celebrating regional bass music with sets from the queen diva of New Orleans bounce Big Freedia, Atlanta’s Mr. Collipark and DJ Toomp, and more. Full event details and ticket information for RBMA Radio: Live From Atlanta can be found at http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/events/livefromatlanta.