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!
Talib Kweli w/ live band
Smif N Wessun
Mr. MFN eXquire
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.