While Nappy is gearing up to release their first new album in years, after more than 20 years in the public eye, the two-time GRAMMY-nominated band has expanded beyond music into projects that include craft beer and television production with “40Akerz & a Brew.”
The group began experimenting with their home brewery, Atlantucky, which fermented their passion for microbrewing. In 2017, the group introduced their first two craft beers with Atlanta-based Monday Night Brewing.
The limited-edition brews are so successful that the group was inspired to expand on opportunities with other breweries across the county. Nappy Roots has produced more than a dozen craft beers to date. The group plans to open a brewhouse with their own taprooms in Atlanta later this year.
The studio’s first project is a reality TV series, “40 Akerz and a Brew.” The series will follow the group on their tour around the country and discuss the art of craft beer with area brewmaster’s and have ‘conversations over beers’ with the breweries’ regular customers.