The double-CD compilation Food, Clothes & Shelter: The Street Album commemorates the 30-year anniversary of Black August — an annual display of solidarity with political prisoners throughout the nation. Besides a few featured stars, including Kanye West, Adam Levine (of Maroon 5) and KRS-ONE, most of the material on the CD is produced by local, unsigned talent. And it's a far cry from the swagged-out, trap house trope that's given Atlanta such a big, bad rap.
Written by: Rodney Carmichael for Creative Loafing Magazine Atlanta
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