The Downtown Music festival returned to New York CIty on May 10, 2013 to highlight a selection of buzzworthy artists from across the country. The evening started out at Element where Earl Sweatshirt, Ryan Hemsworth, and Antwon performed. The festivities continued at Capitale where Black Hippy was in attendance and ScHoolboy Q played an extended set. The evening ended with a late night performance from the emerging New York artist Kilo Kish at Tammany Hall. Pictures from NIght 2 coming soon. All photos by Lucas Farrar / Far Fetched Future.
Joey Bada$$, Action Bronson, Ab-Soul, and Travis Scott go in over a Jahlil Beats instrumental for the first XXL Freshmen cypher.
Ab Soul takes the mic for today’s XXL Freshmen Freestyle.
Once a year, Austin, TX transforms into the music capital of the world during the annual SXSW Music Festival. This year was no exception, as fans in attendance were able to experience countless live performances from sunrise to sunset each day, with numerous showcases and lively parties throughout the city. Amidst all of the amazing showcases, ridiculous parties and crowded streets, iHipHop was on-hand to capture all of the weeks’ events. For your viewing pleasure we have compiled a recap of SXSW 2013 from behind our lens. All photos by Lucas Alvarado / Far Fetched Future.
Today, Murs and Guerilla Union announced the full lineup for the Paid Dues 2013 Festival, which will take place on Saturday March 30th at the Nos Events Center in San Bernardino, California. This year’s festival will be headlined by Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul & Jay Rock) and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Hit the jump for the full lineup.