Noisemakers with Peter Rosenberg: Nas in SXSW [Video]


Famously outspoken DJ, radio host and all-round hip hop personality Peter Rosenberg continues his Noisemakers series by releasing the footage of his 30-plus minute interview with Nas from SXSW.Read more


Nas speaks on Jay-Z's career [Audio]

 

For the latest installment of his always-enlightening Noisemakers interview series, radio personality Peter Rosenberg powwowed with Nas and got the God Son's opinion on the career of his rival-turned-comrade, Jay-Z. It was the first time Nas had been asked about it, and he delivered his answer with quite the dramatic flourish. Read more


Nardwuar vs. Machine Gun Kelly [Video]


It's not a problem if don't rate his music, because Machine Gun Kelly provides plenty of entertainment off the mic; just ask Nardwuar. Having had the pleasure of conversing with A$AP Rocky, Action Bronson, Danny Brown and Kendrick Lamar thus far, Canada's most famous Tam o' Shanter-wearer also caught up with MGK at SXSW, for arguably the most entertaining interview of the lot.Read more


Kendrick Lamar discusses pressure of debut album, sharing his story + more w/ Carson Daly [Video]


If getting interview on NBC isn't an indication that Kendrick Lamar's made it, I don't know what is. Meeting up with fellow Southern California native and American TV host Carson Daly in SXSW, Kendrick sat down to shed light on a plethora of personal topics, making for a remarkably interesting interview on Last Call With Carson Daly.Read more


Wiz Khalifa's DayToday - SXSW [Video]


Wiz Khalifa fans should be familiar with his DayToday vlog series (if not, hit this link and enjoy the next few hours of your life). Never holding back on any behind-the-scenes footage, Wiz Khalifa and his Taylor Gang team are usually seen smoking joints, getting ridiculously drunk (always on Bombay gin) and generally doing what rap stars do best. Read more


Boog Brown: Dope Girl Magic | Interview


Detroit born, ATL situated rapper Boog Brown was recently hailed as being one of the top female emcees to look out for this year by The Source. Her style is raw, unapologetic and relatable. When she raps, it is obvious that her music emanates from the depths of her soul - and the release is relief. Read more


Nardwuar vs. Kendrick Lamar [Video]


Nardwuar really set out to fill our browsers with his hip hop chats (and healthy dose of comedy) this week, hasn't he?. After meeting up with A$AP Rocky, Action Bronson and Danny Brown, the Canadian export wraps up the week with yet another wacky interview from SXSW, this time with Kendrick Lamar. Read more


Nas performs Illmatic in its entirety @ SXSW [Video]


Nas' debut album Illmatic is one of the greatest hip hop records in existence; that goes without saying. Encompassing true New York grit in a refined 10-track package that gathered some of the greatest producers to ever do it, the LP has rarely been outclassed, if bettered at all, since its release in 1994. But hey, that's for another post, and I imagine you're here to watch Nas perform his legendary album in its full glory.Read more


Nardwuar vs. Danny Brown [Video]


As if Nardwuar hasn't treated us with enough Hip Hop comedy gold, the man best known for his zaney interviews also grabbed the equally as eccentric Danny Brown during SXSW for the customary chat. Read more


Schoolboy Q talks getting in the game, working with Kendrick Lamar & family @SXSW [Video]


The ink on his new TDE record deal with Aftermath/Interscope barely dry, West Coast rapper Schoolboy Q lived it up in Austin, Texas last week tearing up the stages at the popular annual music festival SXSW. Read more


Nardwuar vs. A$AP Rocky [Video]

If you don't know who Nardwuar is, you've got a whole bunch of laughs to catch up on. With his idiosyncratic interviewing style (that include handing out gifts and posing topical questions based on incredibly thorough research) paired with his downright bizarre fashion sense, Nardwuar (aka "The Human Serviette") has become an internet phenom in his own right.Read more


Kendrick Lamar – "Hol' Up" (Live at SXSW) [Video]

If there was a "most documented artist at SXSW" category, Kendrick Lamar would be leading it by a long mile. The abundance of phone camera footage is fine and dandy, but allow Camovement to present their take of events as they bring you K.Dot's live performance of "Hol' Up" with some superb shots and excellent editing. Read more


XV – "That's Just Me" (Live at SXSW) [Video]


Building on the heap of SXSW footage for us unlucky lot to catch up on (and sigh in envy while watching), Vibe caught XV's set during the Warner Sound showcase last Thursday, where performed hits from his Zero Heroes mixtape, including "That's Just Me".

Good vibes were abundant as Vizzy performed his uplifting track with equal amounts of positive energy, warming up the crowd at the La Zona Rosa venue before Curren$y, B.o.B. and T.I. and the MMG trio of Wale, Meek Mill and Stalley all rocked the stage.

XV is currently prepping the release of his sophomore album, tentatively titled The Kid With The Green Backpack, for a release later this year.

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Kendrick Lamar debuts Neptunes-produced song at SXSW [Video]

Ladies and gentlemen, Kendrick Lamar and The Neptunes have made some incredible music together. But I guess you might have already known that when this picture hit the net in August of last year. Read more


Nas performs "The Don" live @ SXSW [Video]

Last night, during a short intermission at Nas' SXSW Illmatic 20th anniversary showcase, the God Son brought things forward to the present day and performed his brand new single "The Don." Paying homage to the banger's co-producer, the legendary emcee got back on his Nasty Nas shit and performed the undeniable heat rock in front of a projected image of the late, great Heavy D. Check out the visuals below... #NasBack Read more


A$AP Rocky and crew fight during Vice party at SXSW | Music News

**UPDATE: Now with video**

During a performance at Vice Magazine's Vice Kills Texas party at SXSW, a huge fight broke out between the crowd and the A$AP Mob as members of the crowd got out of control and threw drinks on stage. Read more