Return of Freaknik makes festival a trending topic on Twitter

Freaknik will return to Atlanta this summer, with Pastor Troy among the performers joining the event. But it won't be like the traffic-halting party from the '90s, organizers say. Then-Mayor Kasim Reed banned any Freaknik-related activities within the city in 2010. But on June 22, the new Freaknik will take place at Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood, with Da Brat scheduled to perform. Also in the lineup is Uncle Luke. Organizers envision Freaknik 2.0 as an annual concert that will showcase unity and toge

Freaknik has returned to Atlanta, and many are sharing their experiences on Twitter.

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On Saturday, folks flocked to Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood for the new family-friendly FreakNik (the official name, including uppercase N in the middle, is FreakNik Atlanta ’19 - The Festival).

The lineup includes Project Pat, Uncle Luke, Da Brat, Foxy Brown, Kilo Ali, Bun B. and Pastor Troy, and people checked in on social media as things got underway.

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Several said they were having a great time, showing off their outfits and sharing scenes from the festival.

Some gave weather reports. Earlier in the day, rain showers briefly put a damper on the affair.

Others chimed in on the demographic. People who went to Freaknik in the 90s were in attendance as well as those who had never been.

And a few stayed at home and said Freaknik from the ’90s could never be recreated.

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