So as the business card pile collects dust and we all wonder where we were while ASAP Rocky got put in a “Vice Grip” and your car got towed in the $7 dollar public lot after 3 am, lets give you the last of the last SXSW articles. Maybe you went to the Fader Fort and hung out with the Bawss Rick Ross or kicked it with Nardwuar , saw Murs on the street, met Trash Talk, or wondered how the fuck anyone ever made it to Beauty Ballroom which was in the middle of nowhere Austin.
(why would you throw shows so far away?) Did you hit Pitchfork parties to see STRFKR ? Did you catch a dusty band playing for 20 people that was the next best thing?
Did you meet any cool ass guitarists on the street? Did you …
2012 is sinking in. The European Soccer Championships & The Olympics in London. If we make it to the Summer that is. The future is all up in your face. A colossal political cage match this November in the U.S.Pay. Some cats are going hard without pause, as the kids would say. Super based. Sprinting at the finish line. A whole lot of bills of goods are being sold daily. Still we toast to some less-heralded Primo Quarto champs. …MORE
A3C was a weekend filled with reunions, representing, and rapping. Crews rapping acts like Jon Connor with their “ya knooooow!” chants and acts like the LEP Bogus Boys from Chicago with their crazy showcase at Fadia Kader’s Perfect Attendance Stage.
If you weren’t there to rock the mic, you may have been in attendance just checking out some dope music. Moving through the crowd handling biz like SMKA or just chilling like Kyle Lucas of Vonnegutt. Artists flew from all over the country to make noise and shake hands. Acts like Prime Element did the same as MC Pig Pen and Pat Maine last year by driving from Colorado to make it happen for themselves in the sake of hip hop. Out of 200 plus performances, …
I have been searching for some dope videos that have nothing to do with each other, and I seem to find 2 great ones.
One features Kyle Rapps w/ Talib kweli in a awesome audition that features NYC acts like Diwon and Y Love and Jah C tryin out for the part of…well. something famous?
Universe Traveler plays over the beat of French Duo “Air” and has Talib doing what he does best…talking about travelling the world!
Our other video features Sirah, an LA songstress that mixes some indie pop over some feel good LA picnic steez. Double Yellow Lines is much different than Kyle Rapps’ video. Kissing little dogs and picnic baskets and partly shaven heads, might not be your thing. I am def into picnic baskets on bikes though. Good move Sirah….