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The Road to A3C: Shane Eli

In the next of our Road to A3C series we shine a spotlight on Shane Eli.
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DJBooth is proud to announce that the

Shane Eli

will be rocking on

our stage

for this year's

A3C Festival

in Atlanta. Born in Canada and raised in both the Bahamas and L.A., Shane Eli is a producer, rapper, songwriter, music instructor and modern day renaissance man. After graduating college on a football scholarship, Eli decided to devote his time and energy to producing music. A self-taught musician with no formal training, he draws on his diverse background and an eclectic music collection – ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to The Clash to Danger Mouse - to craft his distinct and highly versatile sound.

Shane Eli has released two independent albums,

The Push

and

I Can Do Better

, which he wrote, performed and produced entirely by himself. His music has been placed on episodes of CSI, Friday Night Lights and No Ordinary Family, he completed an original score for the independent British feature film

Pulp

. As a producer and songwriter Eli has worked with artists ranging from Diggy Simmons - son of hip-hop royalty Reverend Run of RUN DMC - to six-time Grammy Award winning funk legends, Earth, Wind & Fire.

DJBooth Hosted Projects

:

The Push

,

I Can Do Better

,

Better Beats: The ICDB Instrumentals

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"I’m looking forward to being in Atlanta first and foremost, I’ve never been and I’ve heard such good things about the city. As for A3C, I’m looking forward to taking the stage and giving the people something with some energy, but I’m also excited to see a lot of my favorite new artists do their thing. This is like Hip Hop Woodstock I've heard, so I'm happy to be a part of it."

If you'll be in the Atlanta area on Friday, October 7, you'll want to check out

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, featuring Big K.R.I.T., Pill, Jean Grae, Saigon and many more. For all things A3C, including information on purchasing passes, check out

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Artists On the Road to A3C

:

DJ Burn One

The League of Extraordinary Gz

Jon Hope

Yonas

Shane Eli

J. NiCS

Dee-1

Aleon Craft

Saigon

Jean Grae

Pill

Big K.R.I.T.

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