- Geek & Sci-Fi
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.
<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.
What started as an offbeat conversation in June came to fruition this past Saturday at SXSW in Austin, TX.
One artist that had a considerable amount of buzz before and definitely since SXSW has been the New Orleans MC Dee-1.
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.
<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.
There was something different about SXSW this year that was hard to put a finger on at first.
<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.
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.
<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>.
Today, we'll be holding fort at Peckerheads for the Bootleggers and Tastemakers stage.
<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.
<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.
<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.
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>.
<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.