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Calendar Pick: Athens Hip Hop Awards

This year’s Athens Hip Hop Awards, hosted by Shawty Lo Junior and Larry Gresham, is a celebration of 10 years of Athens hip-hop culture. Founded by United Group of Artists, the ceremony will honor the business owners and influential figures who have made the scene what it is, with voting taking place not only for artists, but for beauty salons, barbershops, restaurants, recording studios, venues and more. Among some of the accolades to be given out for artists are Best Male and Female Hip Hop Artists, DJ of the Year, Hip Hip Video of the Year and R&B Artist of the Year. Special honors will also be given to local hip-hop legends Ishues and Duddy Ken for their contributions to the community. There will also be live musical performances throughout the awards ceremony. The event is a red carpet affair, so dress to impress.

WHO: Athens Hip Hop Awards
WHEN: Saturday, June 15, 7 p.m. (doors)
WHERE: 40 Watt Club