August 15, 2023


ATLANTA – The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of hip hop with a customer event at Five Points Station on Friday, Aug. 18 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.  

MARTA, like hip hop is an integral part of Atlanta’s history, and the system has served as a muse or been featured on many prominent hip hop tracks. 

Friday’s celebration will include a hip hop inspired photo booth, MARTA merchandise, and of course lots of great hip hop music (the radio edits, so bring the kids!) spun by DJ Sed the Saint Sed The Saint | International DJ and Startup Founder (djsed.com) and @sedthesaint on Instagram.  

Also, spin the popular MARTA prize wheel for a chance to win a Breeze card branded with the images of hip hop legends and Atlantans Ludacris, Jermaine Dupri, Killer Mike, and OutKast. 

WHAT:      MARTA Celebrate 50 Years of Hip Hop 

WHEN:      Friday, Aug. 18 

                  3 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

WHERE:     Five Points Station 

                  Forsyth St. 

                  Atlanta, Ga. 30303 

MARTA:     Take the train on any rail line 

Bus routes that service Five Points: 3, 21, 26, 40, 42, 49, 55, 186, 813, 816 

Connecting partners: CobbLINC  GCT 

The event is free, and everyone is welcome! Join us as we pay tribute to the rich history of hip hop and its impact on culture and music in Atlanta.  


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