The new wave of Atlanta stretches beyond the reach of Gucci Mane. The last year has seen the rise of a more alternative and strange sound, led the likes of Awful Records with a guy named ILOVEMAKONNEN at the forefront. His smash single “Club Goin’ Up on a Tuesday” was remixed by Drake after its release last summer, and went on to be nominated for a Grammy. Since, he’s released songs with Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Gucci Mane, and more. In episode seven of Noisey Atlanta, Thomas enters MAKONNEN’s strange world, which is driven by peace, love, and mushrooms.
I may catch this later, while you all can catch up on the entire series thus far here.