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Rode Block
04-06-2009, 12:56 PM
After receiving much critical acclaim following 2008’s I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind II, Killer Mike has set his talents on a new LP celebrating Atlanta’s rich Hip-Hop history.

Dubbed Underground Atlanta, the project was originally conceived several years ago during MTV’s My Block: Atlanta series, which brought together the city’s Hip-Hop stars for the historic “Great Day in Atlanta” photo.

Amongst colleagues and friends with styles ranging from crunk and snap to trap and pop music, Mike believed he could showcase an album illuminating the complete landscape of Atlanta’s diversity and talent.

“This is an Atlanta record!” Mike exclaimed to AllHipHop.com. “There is not just one type of Atlanta artist featured. This record is the ATL experience, welcome to Atlanta baby, for real!"

Confirmed artists for Underground Atlanta are T.I., Gucci Mane, OJ da Juice Man, Pastor Troy, Princess of Crime Mob, Yung Ralph, Big Kuntry King, Young Dro, Stat Quo, Bobby Creekwater, Da Bill Collector, and Dem Getaway Boyz.

Non-ATL guests include UGK, SL Jones, Scar, and Juvenile.

The bulk of the album’s production will be handled by the DMG Music Group (B-Don, Leno, and Young Ced).

Underground Atlanta will function as a lead-in for Killer Mike’s pending Grand Hustle debut.

Also, the LP allows the Adamsville emcee to give back to the city that’s made him a star.

At press time, Underground Atlanta is tentatively set for a June release.

Source: http://www.allhiphop.com/stories/news/archive/2009/04/06/21328593.aspx


This project is gonna be dope. Killer Mike is one of the realest MC's out there right now.

Ritter
04-06-2009, 01:04 PM
This is great news, there's some talented rappers on that list.

No Big Boi or Khujo Goodie? That's wack tho.

ALCATRAZ
04-06-2009, 01:12 PM
bump unity

Dirty Knowledge
04-06-2009, 03:18 PM
Killer Mike's on Grand Hustle now? That's wassup this dude is underrated as a mf'er. The ATL Underground sounds dope but yeah you gotta have Kujo Goodie and Big Boi. Hopefully he introduces us to some dope emcees we haven't heard of before to make up.

DR. NICK RIVIERA
04-06-2009, 03:31 PM
dope dope dope dope

Killer Mike made a mixtape that totally overshadowed Nas' Untitled album IMO.

Rode Block
04-06-2009, 07:15 PM
^Killer Mike's been killing everything lately. I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind Vol. II was probly the best album to come out in 2008...

And idk why Big Boi and Kujo Goodie ain't on the album..they might've had other things to work on or something...I don't really have to big of a problem with it though cuz the line up still looks sick and I know Killer Mike isn't gonna dissapoint.

main_man
04-06-2009, 08:42 PM
yeah, grind 2 had those dope, ugk sounding beats to it. dope record, no doubt.

whitey
04-06-2009, 10:54 PM
yo check out killer mikes "the killer tape".

that shit is flames.


mike really is one of the dudes going the hardest out. hes down south but hes real hip hop. not on that faggot club bullshit.

"I been a real G before Atlanta went gay"