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The Big Fat SXSW Recap Featuring Jay Z & Kanye West, TDE, Little Dragon & More

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

The SXSW Music Festival kicked off this week with a string of highly-anticipated performances, including sets from Little Dragon, Chromeo, World's Fair, the TDE roster and Jay Z and Kanye West, who rocked at the Austin Music Hall to kick off Samsung's SXSW performance series. Yeezy and Hov ran through a bunch of hits, including "Clique", "Otis" and "99 Problems" as rumors swirled about another collaborative project from the pair. TDE represented lovely at the Levi's FADER Fort and iTunes Festival SXSW. Isaiah Rashad and SZA did some heavy lifting at the former, while Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q tore it down at the iTunes Fest. FADER also featured crazy sets from Little Dragon, Chromeo and World's Fair. Check the footage below to get a taste of some major highlights from the SXSW Music Festival thus far. Check the Okayplayer x Soulection showcase tonight in Austin at the Vulcan Gas Company. Stay tuned for more from SXSW.