Noisey & Gentleman Jack Head to Atlanta to Dive into Southern Hip Hop's Roots

By Noisey Staff


In many ways, Atlanta is the capital of Southern hip hop—a cultural melting pot characterized equally by OutKast's Dungeon Family and club culture. In conjunction with Jack Daniels' ongoing Art, Beats + Lyrics event series, we went down to the city and dove deep into the scene for the first installment of Gentleman Jack's "The Backdrop," speaking to DJ Lord, CyHi Da Prince, Gangsta Boo, Cole Alexander of Black Lips and many others, celebrating the city's multiplicity through its rap scene.

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