Rappers Ghostface Killah, left, and Killah Priest, original members of the Wu Tang Clan, play Terminal West in 2013.
Photo: Akili-Casundria Ramsess/ Special to the AJC
Photo: Akili-Casundria Ramsess/ Special to the AJC

Wu-Tang Clan to headline the 2018 A3C Festival in Atlanta

Wu-Tang Clan has been announced as this year’s headliners for the 14th annual A3C Festival. 

The performance from the entire group — RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa and Cappadonna — coincides with the 25th anniversary of their debut album, “Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers.” 

Ghostface Killah was also among the festival’s headliners last year. 

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The following are also slated to perform on the outdoor stage at the Georgia Freight Depot: Lil Wayne, The Diplomats, Curren$y, Young MA, PRhyme, Mannie Fresh, Westside Gunn + Conway, J.I.D, Childish Major and Deante Hitchcock.

Dozens of acts will perform across three stages on Oct. 6 and Oct. 7. The A3C Festival and Conference, which includes artists, producers and industry experts leading panels and presentations, will take place throughout Atlanta Oct. 3 to Oct. 7.

Advance tickets are on sale starting at $60.

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