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.
Young Guru previewed the official remix to Kendrick’s smash during a DJ set a SXSW in Austin. P.S. Hov absolutely murked this beat.
Kendrick Lamar releases the official video for his Scoop DeVille-produced collabo with Drake, “Poetic Justice.”
Andy Samberg made his return to Saturday Night Live this past weekend to perform in one of his signature digital shorts alongside The Lonely Island, guest host Adam Levine and musical guest Kendrick Lamar. This is actually the first single from The Lonely Island’s forthcoming album and is currently available for download on iTunes. By the way, awesome cameo from Danny McBride in this one.
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.