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5 Biggest Moments From SXSW Friday
SXSW took things to a whole other level yesterday (March 14), with massive sets from Wiz Khalifa, Future, Nas, A$AP Mob, B.o.B and a whole hell of a lot more. Luckily, after three days of the madness, XXL is still holding you down. Here are our five favorite moments from Friday's lineup...
Lil Wayne Promises To Release New Single Next Week
Lil Wayne is officially beginning his rollout for Tha Carter V.
During his CRWN interview at SXSW, Wayne spoke about the new single he’s been working on. The self-proclaimed Best Rapper Alive promises his CV single will come within a week, and he’s allowing his manage…
Vic Mensa Brought A Blow Up Doll On Stage At SXSW
Vic Mensa has been blowing up since he dropped his debut solo mixtape, INNANETAPE, in September, and down at SXSW XXL caught up with the 2014 Freshman hopeful after he absolutely crushed the stage at the MTV Woodie Awards. We spoke to one of Chicago's leading newcomers about the art of performing, t…
DJ Mustard Tells The Story Behind YG’s “My Hitta”
DJ Mustard's rise just keeps on going. The L.A.-based producer behind hits like Tyga's "Rack City" and YG's "My Hitta" has been on the front lines of the ratchet music scene for a minute now, and he's finally getting a lot of the shine coming h…
Iamsu! Embraces “Healthy Competition” With Sage The Gemini
Iamsu!'s movement only gets bigger. The Bay Area rapper/producer and leader of HBK Gang is gearing up to drop his debut album, Sincerely Yours, this April, a few weeks after HBK cohort and regular collaborator Sage The Gemini is set to drop his major label debut, Remember Me, at …
5 Moments From SXSW Thursday
Last night was another crazy SXSW experience, though luckily it came with a lot less drama and fewer problems than the sad and horrific occurrences of the night before. But that doesn't mean it came with any less intrigue—the showcases may not have had the glitz and glamour of a Kanye Wes…
Lil Bibby Has Too Many Enemies To Walk Around Chicago
Chicago's Lil Bibby is one of the brightest stars breaking out of the city's vibrant scene, and he's down at SXSW this week for the first time, putting on shows at Fader Fort, for LiveMixtapes, and other places around the city. But the young gun—whose Free Crack mixtape lit the underground on fire w…
5 Biggest Moments From SXSW Wednesday
SXSW really kicked into high gear hip-hop-wise yesterday (March 12), with surprise guests, late-night sets, and a horrific, chilling conclusion to what was otherwise one of the most frantic, high-energy nights of the year so far. Here are five of the biggest shows, moments and performances that you …
Jay Z And Kanye West Deliver An Epic Show At SXSW
The only thing that sucked about this show was that my phone died. I'll apologize now for the lack of photos, Instagrams and tweets. But I won't apologize for saying that this show was absolutely insane in just about every way. Jay Z and Kanye West are simply two of the best performer…

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