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Latin Trap Pioneer Messiah Gets The Last Laugh At SXSW: “Labels Didn’t Believe In It”

Dominican rapper and vocalist Messiah El Artista went from studying the likes of 50 Cent to being cosigned by him; from listening to trap music to leading its…

After Taking On SXSW, Dominican Rapper Vakeró Is Ready For The Global Dancefloor

For the uninitiated, Vakeró is the award-winning rapper and seasoned vocalist responsible for helping establish what many call “urban music” in the Dominican Republic…

SXSW 2017: Audri Nix Is Proof You Can Be Yourself And Still Cross Over

Audri Nix is ready to climb the upper echelons of music. After running the festival and underground circuits for some time now, the rapper and vocalist aims to stake her…

Lil Wayne Won’t Let Birdman Bring Him Down Anymore

As Lil Wayne continues to march on in his fight against Cash Money and Birdman, he aired out more of his thoughts at Mass Appeal’s annual Live at the BBQ SXSW party. He…

From BIA To Vakeró: Rising Latino Artists Speak On SXSW

South by Southwest 2017 came and went with its annual conglomerate of conferences, interactive media, film and music showcases in Austin, Texas. VIBE Viva and Mayimba…

Slim Jxmmi Offers Insight On Kendrick Lamar/ Gucci Mane Collaboration

During his DJ set at SXSW’s Fader Fort, Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jxmmi gave fans a taste of the duo’s newest collaboration featuring Kendrick Lamar and Gucci Mane. The track…

SXSW 2017: Talib Kweli, Rapsody and More Light Up VIBE’s Day Party At Mazda Studio At Empire

Day 4 of SXSW 2017 was the point of no return. With only a couple more days left in the annual music bacchanal, fans, bands and everyone in between turned up the…

SXSW 2017: VIBE Hosts Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Jidenna & More At Mazda Studio At Empire

For VIBE‘s annual SXSW takeover, we partnered with Mazda and Epic Records to bring fans a unique experience filled with the the game’s most wanted artists. READ: SXSW 201…

5 Reasons Why Solange Was The Highlight Of Youtube’s SXSW Showcase

Do we really need to give you another 5 reasons why Solange is one of 2017’s most in-demand acts of SXSW? Well, before you answer, you’re getting them anyway. READ: A Se…