The show is about a man who tries to manage his cousin’s rap career navigating it to the top of the Atlanta rap scene. The main focus of all this is to improve their families lives.
Atlanta won the Golden Globe for best comedy in 2017. Donald Glover, won the Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance as Earnest “Earn” Marks on Atlanta season 1.
The series follows Earn (Donald Glover) during his daily life in Atlanta, Georgia, as he tries to redeem himself in the eyes of his ex-girlfriend (the mother of his daughter), his parents, and his cousin Alfred, who raps under the stage name “Paper Boi”. Having dropped out of Princeton University, Earn has no money and no home, and so he alternates between staying with his parents and his girlfriend. Once he realizes that his cousin is on the verge of stardom, he desperately seeks to reconnect in order to improve his life and the life of his daughter, Lottie.
Season 2 of Atlanta is set to premiere on FX on March 1st.
Donald Glover opens up about what we should expect on season 2 of “Atlanta.”