Big Gipp, Roscoe Dash, DJ Scream and More Joined Scotty ATL to Make Atlanta History at his Official Mixtape Release Party
On October 20th, 2014, Atlanta’s own rap sensation, Scotty ATL, took the city by storm with his anticipated mixtape release party for ‘Spaghetti Junction’. The event which was held at The Department Store, a club located in the heart of Atlanta’s thriving creative scene, was a special edition of their pre- existing Monday Night party; The Playlist Party, hosted by renown music journalist, Maurice Garland. As guests walked up to the entrance, they were greeted by local pop artist, King Pop, who was painting the cover art for the mixtape, right out front.
Spaghetti was certainly the theme for the night, as guests dined on a spaghetti dinner provided by Chef Marlo and his team over at Cravings Express. If that wasn’t enough, Scotty made sure to add some “ATL flair” to his party, by having a gold grill station set up for guests to receive gold grill molds provided by ATown Grillz. The crowd started to scream “Scotty! Scotty!” as he walked inside the building, setting the tone for the rest of the evening. As attendees continued to mix and mingle and enjoy the music, Maurice then made the announcement for everyone to make their way upstairs for the main event. The room flooded with fans and influencers wanting to hear what Spaghetti Junction had to offer. Maurice and Scotty had an intimate one on one sit down, (Scotty sitting in his famous ‘throne’), discussing the project, how Dungeon Family has passed him the torch and what his music will not only bring to the city of Atlanta but also to the rap community.
Scotty then asked DJ Scream, who played a major role with this project, to join him on stage in starting the show. As Scotty began to rock the stage, performing his full track-list, artists like Roscoe Dash and Goodie Mobb’s own Big Gipp joined him on stage to show their support. Gipp, who recently collabed with Scotty for the mixtape, joined Scotty to perform their song “Anotha Day Anotha Dolla” that got the crowd even more hype. As the performance came to a close, Scotty thanked each and every person that came out to show their love for not only him, but for a mixtape that truly holds classic music. “Everybody wants to be famous, nobody wants to be great. We brought the whole city out because I am striving to be great; not some gimmick. When you download and listen to each track on my mixtape, you will see why I say I am making Atlanta proud,” Scotty ATL stated.
Notables in attendance included: Atlanta’s own Slimm Calhoun, famed production duo Rock City, Taylor Gang’s Tuki Carter and DJ GQ, Princess of Crime Mobb. DJ Burn One, DJ Princess Cut, DJ Speaker Foxx, DJ X-Rated, DJ Mike Mars, Janee Bolden (Editor-in-Chief of Bossip), rap artist Go Dreamer, Osose of Fly Kix Atlanta, Jazzy McBee and Bria Janelle of Atlanta’s Hip Hop station Streetz 94.5, Tahira Joy (of The Cut Life) and a host of others.
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