Thanks in part to Kanye West, who used one of his beats for "No More Parties in L.A.," Madlib's outward visibility has increased in recent months. While as a producer he has been active, putting out Pinata with Freddie Gibbs in 2014 and Bad Neighbor with M.E.D. and Blu in 2015, a surprising reveal was posted to Instagram on Wednesday night, when Quasimoto, Madlib's rapping alter ego, posted an image of a flyer for a Friday night South by Southwest show.

The flyer promotes "Lord Quas Live at SXSW," but doesn't list a venue, and directs fans to RSVP at Quasimoto's Instagram page which, naturally, provides no RSVP form or address. Fans are presently commenting on the flyer asking where to RSVP, with others simply lamenting a missed opportunity to catch the animated Madlib avatar in action.

Stones Throw, the label most closely associated with Quas, is having their own SXSW showcase celebrating their 20th year at the festival, but that isn't going down until Saturday March 19 and there is no mention, presently at least, of either Madlib or Quasimoto.

Madlib rarely, if ever, performs as Quasimoto, and any live appearance or performance from the Bad Kid is about as common as a new Jay Electronica song. He even agreed to a rare profile in The New Yorker of all places by the inimitable Hilton Als. If you haven't read it, drop everything and do so now.

We'll keep you updated as we learn more about this very special performance.

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