Once a year, Austin, TX transforms into a hotbed for fans to witness some of the greatest music showcases on earth during the annual SXSW Music Festival. This year was no exception as fans in attendance were able to see a myriad of live performances each day across all genres of music. iHipHop was on-hand to capture photos from some of the most monumental performances and parties throughout the city this year. For your viewing pleasure, click through this exclusive slideshow to check out photos from this year’s SXSW Music Festival. All photos by W. Suarez (MosiacNewYork).
2 Chainz is taking you to school. T.R.U. University to be exact. And the professor himself is introducing his faculty staff as well, which includes Cap 1, Skooly, and Fresh (aka Short Dawg). As part of the curriculum you get 17 total tracks, including a number of loosies Mr. Chainz has already shared. The features on T.R.U. Jack City include Travis Porter, Mike WiLL Made-It, PeeWee Longway, Metro Boomin, Young Dolph, 808 Mafia, Zaytoven, DJ Spinz, and London on da Track. Listen to it in full after the jump.
2 Chainz releases his five-track FreeBase EP, which includes guest spots from A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, and Lil Boosie as well as some strong production from the likes of Mike WiLL, Metro Boomin, Young Chop, & 808 Mafia.
ATL rapper Que is back with another slapper, this time professing his adoration for Caucasian women on the 808 Mafia-produced “Jungle Fever.” Probably gonna need an extensive project from this guy soon.