Boujee vs. Bourgeouisie
Carmichael states that, “The rise of Traplanta is the untold story of a city split in half by historic income inequality, shifting racial demographics, and an equally enigmatic identity crisis. The irony, of course, is how that inequity has helped to cultivate a trap-rap innovation economy from which Atlanta perpetually feeds.”
With old-school legends like Outkast, Killer Mike, and Goodie Mob as well as current chart-toppers such as Migos, Future, and Yachty all hailing from Atlanta, many wonder why the city hasn’t done more to embrace hip-hop. Read the full story here.