Cornell South: 'GA' A self-proclaimed "knomad" from Macon, Georgia, hip-hop artist Cornell South uses the paradoxes in his environment to paint contrasting visions of ascension with perserverence.
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Central Georgia has a lot to offer as the "crossroads of the south." Macon is the city where artists like James Brown and Otis Redding launched their careers.

As a native resident, Cornell South aka C-GAR (Central Georgia Area Representative) continues a rich musical heritage that keeps Georgia on his mind. A self-proclaimed "knomad," Mr. South has gained some valuable insight during his journeys. He uses the paradoxes in his environment to paint contrasting visions of ascension with perserverence: "Out of anything you may encounter; if it doesn't kill you, it can only make you stronger."

A lyricist since grade school, Cornell South began his music career in the "cipher" at Southwest High School in Macon, Georgia. His love for music inspired him to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications. From there, he founded Bynominal Multi-Media (as Bryann E. Stormm) and has since been working with other artists to put Mac-Town back on the map.

In this era of million-dollar mediocre talent, it is refreshing to hear someone with a message other than materialistic gain.