#Jay Z

Video: Jay-Z x Kanye West x G.O.O.D. Music Live At The Vevo Powerstation

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Even though SXSW took place in March, the release of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/07/official-tracklist-jay-z-and-kanye-west-watch-the-throne">Watch The Throne's</a><a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/07/official-tracklist-jay-z-and-kanye-west-watch-the-throne"> official tracklist</a> has offered this footage new life and Vevo is poised to fully take advantage.


MGK Ensures Cleveland Wins In The End

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=180481"> If you're not rooting for Machine Gun Kelly after this post, something is wrong with you. Basically, it's evident <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/machine-gun-kelly">MGK</a> wants it more than some of his counterparts and the following visuals are proof.

SXSW 2011

On The First Annual Hoop & Hang Presented By Hardknock TV, The Smoking Section & Nike Basketball

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What started as an offbeat conversation in June came to fruition this past Saturday at SXSW in Austin, TX.

We Got Now

Dee-1 – “Jay, 50, Weezy” and “Blue” Live At The Vibe House

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One artist that had a considerable amount of buzz before and definitely since SXSW has been the New Orleans MC Dee-1.

SXSW 2011

On Mistah F.A.B., SXSW & Freestyling

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Nick from <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/hardknock-tv">HardKnock</a>, <a href="http://twitter.com/bombai">April Bombai</a>, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/devi-dev">Devi Dev</a> and I were starving after all the crap ended on Friday night in Austin.

Wiz Khalifa

Checks That Look Like Phone Numbers And R.I.P. Pimp C

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/kendrick-lamar-performs-michael-jordan-live-at-sxsw"> Apparently, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/sxsw-2011">SXSW </a>was a great time.


On Lil B, Diddy, Odd Future And SXSW

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There was something different about SXSW this year that was hard to put a finger on at first.

The Grand Ole Party Of Bootleggers & Tastemakers

In Photos: TSS x SXSW 2011

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=177856"> Day one, the Dot Com stage and MTV Woodies, was <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/tss-x-sxsw-day-one-in-photos">done in photos</a>, but so were the additional four days that we were on location in Austin.


Kendrick Lamar – “Michael Jordan” Live @ SXSW

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Whatever hype and bold proclamations being passed around regarding <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kendrick-lamar">Kendrick Lamar</a>, I have to consider them to be true after witnessing his stage show with my own eyes.

Young Dro

The Week That Was: The Regulators Edition

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=177683"> -- Hip-Hop lost one of its most iconic voices with the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/nate-dogg-passes-away-at-41">passing of Nathaniel "Nate Dogg" Hale</a>.

The Grand Ole Party Of Bootleggers & Tastemakers

TSS x SXSW: Day One In Photos

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Today, we'll be holding fort at Peckerheads for the Bootleggers and Tastemakers stage.

T.H.C. (The Hustler's Catalog)

Smoke DZA – “#KUSHEDGOD” Video

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<a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/52/http://www.vibe.com/sxsw"> Yo Smoke! No one man should have all that sour. Young Kushedgod, is getting Stoopid McNoopid with his campaign to get T.H.C. (The Hustler's Catalog) to win the Piffulitzer Prize. The latest ashes of his beautiful dark hazy fantasy has the Harlem representer conjuring up visions of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/08/kanye-west-power-video">a Kanye movie</a> with meteoric-sized weed nuggets flying at him from all corners of the earth.

SXSW 2011

The Official Perfect Attendance Mixtape: SXSW 2011

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<a href="http://perfectattendance.bandcamp.com/album/perfect-attendance-sxsw-2011"></a><a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/the-smoking-section-sxsw-2011-events"> SXSW mania is full swing around these parts and to officially get you pumped for our stage that incorporates the vast diversity next-gen Hip-Hop has to offer, <a href="http://thesmkaexperience.com/2011/03/mixtape-perfect-attendance-sxsw-2011/">SMKA Productions</a> in conjunction with <a href="http://twitter.com/FADIAKADER">Fadia Kadar</a>, <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/ILuvLola/183085581702984">iLuvLola</a> and yours truly have compiled the official soundtrack to your Perfect Attendance experience for Austin, TX 2011.

#Kanye West

Will Kanye Be At SXSW?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=176576"> December rumors turned to semi-confirmed hints based off a late February teaser clip and now we have confirmation that Kanye Omari will be descending on ATX next Saturday, March 19th at midnight at the VEVO Power Station. The confirmation came yesterday via the montage clip below, produced by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/steve1der">DJ Steve1nder</a> and co.

The Grand Ole Party Of Bootleggers & Tastemakers

Your TSS x SXSW Itinerary For 2011

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Mere mortals and supernatural inhabitants of the vast Hip-Hop emporium, the time has come upon us for the mass exodus of culture in <a href="http://sxsw.com/">SXSW</a>.

SXSW 2011

SXSW Music Turns 25, West Coast Rappers To See


<a href="http://blogs.laweekly.com/westcoastsound/2011/03/5_la_rappers_to_see_at_sxsw.php"> <a href="http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118033677">Variety:</a> "A couple of years ago, Lewis Jay Meyers, a co-founder of the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas, stood in the middle of Austin's blocked-off Sixth Street, the heart of the club district, as SXSW attendees poured down the sidewalks and traffic lanes.

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