Atlanta tells the story of two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. Earn Marks is a young manager trying to get his cousin’s career off the ground. Alfred Marks is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life. Darius is Alfred’s right-hand man and visionary. Vanessa is Earn’s best friend and the mother of Earn’s daughter
The comedy series is produced by FX Productions and stars Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Zazie Beetz. Glover created Atlanta and serves as Executive Producer alongside Paul Simms and Dianne McGunigle of MGMT Entertainment. FX Networks recently picked up Atlanta for a ten episode second season, which is set to premiere in 2017.