What’s happening in Austin right now at SXSW.
Yelawolf releases a new mixtape titled Trunk Muzik Returns as he preps for his upcoming solo album LP, Love Story, and collaborative project with Big K.R.I.T. titled Country Cousins. Click the link below to peep the tracklist and stream/download the mixtape.
Guest appearances include Paul Wall, A$AP Rocky, Big Henry, Raekwon, and Killer Mike.
Above is Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z’s performance of their new single “Suit & Tie” on Saturday Night Live.
Collaborative effort between 2 rappers, Nocando & Busdriver. Not much information on the duo and this video is a little outdated, but you can see that they are killin it.
Cherub is a sexy, avant-garde, electro-pop duo that is the dance love-child of 80’s funk, and pop music from the future. Cherub dances their way to your heart!
So who exactly is ƱZ? Is it even a he? And what happened to make this masked figure an ambassador to the most talked-about trend in music?
ƱZ is not a person, it’s an entity. Like the newly metamorphosed trap music, ƱZ is a being of the internet: living online, speaking in code, and otherwise only known from the glow of a computer screen. Even with the endless amounts of access the world has to artists now, he’s managed to remain hidden — the Banksy of the music world.
The mysterious ƱZ came up on the soundcloud scene about 4 months ago, with the amazing ŤɌ∆Ҏ ᶊῌῗ† series.
With huge support from DJ’s worldwide, the likes of Diplo, Flosstradamus, JWLS, Toddla T, Baauer, and Craze to name a few, UZ’s debut EP was released on Jeffree’s, a sub-label to Mad Decent.
“UZ tunes are drunken energy sub bass and cartoon horn stabs that make my stomach feel weird and my feet shuffle,” Diplo writes.
Raw and powerful, but with a laid back tempo, UZ gives listeners a chance to slow down without losing momentum.
I spent about an hour looking up who this dude is…not much to say.
But here’s more of UZ: