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).
While Brooklyn’s GS9 crew attempts to figure out their legal strategies (seeing as how practically all their members have been indicted on charges stemming from guns to drugs to conspiracy to commit murder) their street team isn’t wasting any time capitalizing on the recent tabloid fodder headlines as they begin to release vaulted music. Right now we’re getting Rowdy Rebel’s “She All About the Shmoney” featuring (alleged) GS9 ringleader Bobby Shmurda and Cali’s raunchy legend Too $hort. Listen after the jump.
As the legend goes, on December 4, 1969, Gloria Carter and Adnes Reeves (who made love under the sycamore tree) brought Shawn Corey Carter into the world. Their lives and the lives of millions around the world would never be the same from that point forward. Read More
Ty Dolla $ign drops the official video for his “Go Deep” track with Too $hort and Berner. This will appear on his upcoming Beach House 2 project.
Off E-40 & Too $hort’s collaborative effort History: Function & Mob Music, which just dropped today.
Bay area legend Too Short joins DJ Skee on Hip Hop Nation’s World Famous Weekends. They discuss his 19th studio album, a collab album with E-40, the evolution of his musical career, and thoughts on retirement from rap. No Trespassing drops this Tuesday.