When spring is officially in the air, it can mean of ton things but generally, SXSW is the one that trumps most of them.
In preparation for the SXSW 2018 season, which includes HipHopDX’s very own official showcase, get a load of all these incredible events that will surely have you occupied if you’re venturing out to Austin this year.
Tuesday, March 13
Empire @ SXSW
Too much sauce.
Wednesday, March 14
The Fader Fort
SOB X RBE, YBN Nahmir and Valee are among the next-gen rappers leading the charge.
Kosha Dillz Presents Oy Vey!
The Hip Hop Hebrew and friends are sure to rock plenty of lyrical acapellas.
Thursday, March 15
Drill by Southwest
Maxo Kream, OMB Peezy and more are always good for the entertainment.
Us Vs. The Industry’s Official SXSW Showcase
The fifth time’s the charm.
Khalid leads the charge accompanied with plenty of youthful talent.
Just say no to a 9-to-5 (at least for the time being).
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Showcase With RZA
Black Beatles Clan.
Friday, March 16
HipHopDX Presents: Rap Rising
Where you need to be. End of discussion.
Still Thuggin’: Why Tupac Is Still Relevant 20 Years Later
Skyy Hook, E.D.I. Mean, P. Frank Williams and more crack the code.
Mass Appeal’s Music Video Night
Buddy and Dr. Teeth will serve as the human highlight reels.
The Pharcyde Returns!
Don’t pass this one by.
Saturday, March 17
Mass Appeal & Netflix’s Live At The BBQ
Celebrating all things RAPture.
Bud Light x The Roots SXSW Jam
Inevitable litness on the horizon.