SXSW is an annual festival that allows attendees to consume art culture in it's purest form. One event that is a must-see for hip-hop enthusiasts is #IndependenceDayatSXSW, a two-day spectacle the will include both a panel of industry veterans and performances from the biggest rappers without a major label contract.

On Thursday, March 13 at 12:30 p.m., a conversation entitled: "Independence Day: Are Indies The New Majors?" will occur.The back and forth features: DJ Skee (Moderator), Travis O'Guin (Strange Music), Damien Ritter (Funk Volume), recent Strange Music signee Murs (Paid Dues), and Wendy Day (Rap Coalition.) A few hours later, the "Independence Day at SXSW" concert containing headlining acts Tech N9ne, Dom Kennedy, Dizzy Wright, Nipsey Hussle, Trae Tha Truth, Rittz, Murs, ¡Mayday!, and other openers will take place starting at 7PM.


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