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The 1990s is the decade that Atlanta defined itself as a hip-hop and black mecca, and a large part of that was due to the infamous street party known as Freaknik. Atlanta magazine’s current issue takes an in-depth look back at Freaknik and examines the weekend’s birth, decline and eventual death.

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The article is a great read and includes quotes from people like Jermaine Dupri, Mayor Kasim Reed, Luther Campbell, former Hot 107.9 personality Ryan Cameron and more.

Read the full article here.

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