Here is our Eighth group of recommended artists that will be performing at SXSW 2018
This list is all Hip Hop artists. Most of the tracks have lyrics that are NSFW
RIYL: Kendrick Lamar, Killer Mike
Pseudo Genre: American Grime
Here is the official video for “Never”.
“EdEDDnEddy” demonstrates his obvious love for eponymous cartoon.
Junglepussy is Shayna McHayle from NY. Her father is from Jamaica, and her mother is from Trinidad. She promotes healthy lifestyle choices in her songs. Was recently invited to speak at Yale and Columbia.
RIYL: Princess Nokia, The TV show Insecure
Pseudo Genre: Empowering Hip Hop
Here is the official video for “Nah”.
”Bling Bling” was featured on Issa Rae’s HBO show, Insecure.
G Yamazawa was born and raised in Durham, NC with a Buddhist background, G is a National Poetry Slam Champion, two-time Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist, and three-time Southern Fried Champion. He has toured in over 40 American cities and 5 European countries, and has been a featured performer at the Sundance Film Festival, TV One's Verses and Flow, the Pentagon, and the White House Initiative for AAPI.
RIYL: Hamilton, Poetry Slams, a good book
Pseudo Genre: Rap that challenges your mind
Here is the official video for “North Cack”
Here is a freestyle wrap video that was filmed in South Korea.
Cure For Paranoia are a hip-hop collective from our hometown of Dallas that has dropped some really interesting tracks.
Cure for Paranoi
RIYL: Odd Future, Doomtree
Pseudo Genre: Hip Hop Collective
Here is their video for “Wired”
Here is a live video from a small show in Dallas.