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XXL Freshmen Come to SXSW

It’s already time for a class reunion. Freshmen alumni past and present will be performing at XXL Magazine and The Agency Group’s showcase at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival tomorrow night (March 16) in Austin, Texas.

Big. K.R.I.T., Cyhi the Prynce and Mac Miller of the 2011 class will be joining 2010 freshman Freddie Gibbs and 2009 upperclassmen Curren$y on stage during Wednesday’s show, along with performances by Immortal Technique, Blueprint, Zion I and others.

The event, which fans will need SXSW wristbands in order to attend, is scheduled to go down from 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. at Mohawk.

This won’t be the only time to catch XXL’s latest cover stars in action. Next week on Tuesday, March 22, in conjunction with Hot 97, we will be throwing 0ur second annual “Freshman Live.” concert at B.B. Kings in NYC.  Tickets can be purchased here.

Stay tuned to later this week, as we will be giving away tickets to the show.

XXL’s 4th annual Freshmen issue, featuring Kendrick Lamar, Yelawolf, Diggy, Lil B, Meek Mill, Mac Miller, Lil Twist, Fred the Godson, YG, Cyhi the Prynce and Big K.R.I.T., is on newsstands now.—XXL Staff

Check out some photos of the event below,  courtesy of

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