TX: Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch + More Live At Duck Down Vs Blacksmith SXSW Showcase TONIGHT [3/16]

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Yes y'all. The musical orgy called SXSW is almost upon us and Okayplayer is proud to be stamping the co-sign on the rappingest event going down in this here Texas town. We are talking about the Duck Down vs. Blacksmith showcase taking place at 8pm TONIGHT March 16th at La Zona Rosa. In addition to Statik Selektah on the decks and headlining performances from Talib Kweli, Jean Grae and Pharoahe Monch, you also get Buckshot, Smif N Wessun, band-to-watch Bad Rabbits, Iron Solomon and more (full line-up and details after the jump). All ages welcome and SXSW badge gets you in free, so hop to it.

Duck Down VS Blacksmith SXSW Showcase

Friday, March 16th at La Zona Rosa (8PM)

Presented by Karmaloop.com

Date: Friday, March 16th

Venue: La Zona Rosa (612 West 4th Street)

Doors Open at 8PM / Performances Start Promptly at 9PM

All Ages Welcome

SXSW Badge Holders Enter For Free!

Performances by:

Talib Kweli w/ live band

Pharoahe Monch

Jean Grae


Smif N Wessun

Mr. MFN eXquire

Bad Rabbits

Iron Solomon

Vince Staples & Michael Uzi

The Famous Mr. Nobodys


Music by DJ Statik Selektah + a 'Population Control' set with performances from Lecrae, Termanology & more.

Complimentary product courtesy of Reebok at the showcase.