Showing posts with label SXSW 2012. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SXSW 2012. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Lyriciss Talks Inspiration, The Balance With [VIDEO]

Maryland emcee Lyriciss found time to link up with Christina Martin of to discuss his  many accomplishments this past year, his Balance series, his inspiration, and his Twitter addictions. Don't miss the a capella at the end!

The Balance EP: Respect is out now!

Previously: Lyriciss - Get It & Go [Music Video]

BJ The Chicago - VIBE House SXSW Performance [Video Recap]

BJ The Chicago Kid with the fam over at Rap Genius
BJ The Chicago Kid is no secret to Gangstas Use Emoticons, but he's definitely been slept on for some unknown reason. My second home, The Well Versed, pointed out BJ's VIBE House performance, which featured Joi Starr, as one of their The 10 Best Kept Secrets At SXSW. Catch highlights of his set below, and make sure you go get Pineapple Now-Laters now!

Props to TWV

Previously: BJ The Chicago Kid Talks Pineapple Now-Laters With Ashley Outrageous [VIDEO]

Nardwuar Vs. Machine Gun Kelly [VIDEO]

Nardwuar continues to show off his creepy knack for obtaining little known facts about his interviewees as he chats with Machine Gun Kelly about everything ranging from Ludacris's Word Of Mouf to punk rock.

Props to HHDX


Monday, March 26, 2012

Mobb Deep Performs At The AllHipHop/A3C SXSW Showcase [VIDEO]

Mobb Deep was among the legendary lineup present at SXSW earlier this month, and the AllHipHop/A3C showcase was full of The Infamous's biggest fans as the duo dropped off classics like "Survival Of The Fittest," "Shook Ones Pt. II," and "The Learning (Burn)." Check out the recap of the show below, and I'll be sure to keep you posted on when Mobb Deep may be rolling through your city!

Props to AHH

Previously: Prodigy Speaks On Tupac, Jay-Z & Saigon Beef [VIDEO]

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Nardwuar Vs. Kendrick Lamar [VIDEO]

Nardwuar reigns supreme as the interview king of SXSW as he took on my favorite rapper, Kendrick Lamar. Watch below as Nardwuar blows the Compton emcee's mind with how much he knows about his career.

"Thank you Tech N9ne."

Props to SC


L.E.P. Bogus Boys Perform "Benjamin Franklin" At The Shady 2.0 SXSW Showcase [VIDEO]

Of the ten showcases that L.E.P. Bogus Boys performed at during SXSW, the Shady 2.0 Showcase was one of the largest. Check out footage of their performance of the duo's currently unreleased, Jahlil Beats produced single "Benjamin Franklin" below.

Shot & Chopped by Gregory Buissereth

Previously: L.E.P. Bogus Boys Take Over SXSW [VIDEO]

Lo Keys & Young Gliss Perform "GoodWood Beats" At SXSW [VIDEO]

Lo Keys and Young Gliss brought their Fayetnam-Philly connect to Austin, TX last week as they performed together at the Nice Kicks SXSW Showcase. Watch below as they perform "GoodWood Beats," which you can download HERE.

Young Gliss's Glimmer EP is out now, and Lo Keys' American Greed is on the way!


Friday, March 23, 2012

T.I. & B.o.B Talk Grand Hustle Projects With Fuse TV [VIDEO]

Esteban Serrano of Fuse TV racked up the interviews during SXSW and he got a two for one special when he sat with T.I. and B.o.B to discuss B.o.B's sophomore album Strange Clouds, which T.I. revealed contains a Taylor Swift feature. T.I. and B.o.B also broke down Grand Hustle's new roster, explained their joint album The Man & The Martian, and spoke on TIP's Trouble Man album.

Props to TTM


Thursday, March 22, 2012

Nardwuar Vs. Danny Brown [VIDEO]

Nardwuar has proven to be the king of SXSW interviews as he whips out facts that the rappers he questions can't believe he knows. In his 3rd epic interview, Nardwuar grills Detroit emcee Danny Brown about his musical inspirations.

Props to HHNM

Previously: The XXL 2012 Freshman Cyphers (Hopsin, Roscoe Dash, Machine Gun Kelly, Future & Danny Brown) [VIDEO]

L.E.P. Bogus Boys Take Over SXSW [VIDEO]

The L.E.P. Bogus Boys were every where during SXSW as they performed at ten different showcases in just 3 days. Follow the Chicago duo and their crew along as they leave a trail of stickers wherever they go, catch up with their peers and deebo the soundman!

Previously: L.E.P. Bogus Boys - Faces [Music Video]

Nas - VEVO SXSW Show [Full Concert]

I already posted some footage of Nas's VEVO showcase at SXSW earlier this week, but YouTube just uploaded high quality videos of the concert today. Check out Nas's performance of "Made You Look" below, and click on the playlist icon on the YouTube toolbar (next to "Watch Later" and "Quality") to keep watching.

Props to XZ

Previously: Nas Explains Decision To Work With Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Slaughterhouse Performs "Hammerdance" Live [VIDEO]

Slaughterhouse were seen at SXSW with MC Hammer, but he was nowhere to be found during their performance at SOBs 30th Anniversary Showcase. Watch the footage courtesy of 2DBZ below!

Props to TTM

Previously: Joell Ortiz Covers Michael McDonald's "I Keep Forgetting" [VIDEO]

Theophilus London & Solange Perform "Flying Overseas" Live At SXSW [VIDEO]

"Flying Overseas" is easily my favorite Theophilus London track, and I'm happy he and Solange were reunited at SXSW to perform it live. Watch LA Stereo TV's footage of the performance below, and make sure you check out the original track HERE.

Props to Nah Right

Previously: Theophilus London Premieres "Big $pender" During Toronto Show [VIDEO]

Action Bronson Vs. Nardwuar [VIDEO]

Nardwuar took on another hot NY rapper (I feel like a pause should be inserted somewhere) as he caught up with Action Bronson during SXSW and shared some pretty great records. If he could slide that 702 record my way, Nardwuar would have a friend in me.

Props to XZ

Previously: Action Bronson & Party Supplies - Blue Chips [Free Album]

BJ The Chicago Kid Talks Pineapple Now-Laters With Ashley Outrageous [VIDEO]

If you don't have BJ The Chicago Kid's Pineapple Now-Laters, you must not have heard of it! Best R&B album of the year, easily. Ashley Outrageous interviewed BJ last week at SXSW. Watch below as the singer explains the significance of the album title, his choice for collaborations, and what to expect from him in the future.

Major shouts to AO!

Previously: BJ The Chicago Kid - Good Luv'n [Music Video]

Wiz Khalifa Reveals His 3 Little Digs [VIDEO]

ATL's 3 Little Digs caught up with Wiz Khalifa for a moment at SXSW. Watch below as he reveals his three little digs, which all happen to rhyme.

Props to Nah Right

Previously: Wiz Khalifa - Brainstorm [Music Video]

Black Hippy Talk TDE & Competition With FADER [VIDEO]

The FADER caught up with all four members of Black Hippy at the FADER Fort during SXSW who started out by performing the ScHoolboy Q remix of "My Girl." Watch below as Kendrick Lamar, Ab-SoulJay Rock and Q rep TDE and kick off their shoes to discuss the competition in the group.

Props to RM

Previously: Kendrick Lamar Performs "Hol' Up" Live At SXSW [VIDEO]

A$AP Rocky & A$AP Mob Vs. Nardwuar [VIDEO]

Nardwuar, The Human Serviette, caught up with A$AP Rocky and A$AP Mob in Austin, TX for a great SXSW interview. Watch below as Nardwuar gives the A$AP Mob some nostalgic records and as the A$AP Mob talks about their love for their home burrough, Harlem.

Props to XZ

Previously: A$AP Mob Gets Into Brawl At SXSW [VIDEO]

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The Niceguys - #OVERTOAST

After an extremely busy week at SXSW, The Niceguys aren't resting as the let loose of "#OVERTOAST," the lead single from their upcoming sophomore project James Kelley. Check out the track below, and hit the jump to check out some hilarious footage of the Houston based group's time in Austin!

Kendrick Lamar Performs "Hol' Up" Live At SXSW [VIDEO]

Cam Be got some amazing footage of Kendrick Lamar's performance of "Hol' Up" at both the FADER Fort and the VIBE House where the crowd new every single lyric along with K Dot. This song will never get old to me.

Props to 2DB

Previously: Kendrick Lamar Talks Aftermath Deal & Major Label Debut With Fuse TV [VIDEO]
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