SXSW hip hop showcase booker and host of the Tha Fixx Radio on SXSWfm, B. Hobbs, announced not one, not two, but five crazy cool 2014 lineups on his show earlier today. Read on for a recap!
The big showcase announcement of the day was the Retro Hash Listening Party with Asher Roth, Pharcyde, Casey Veggies, Logic and more! This must see concert is happening at Blackheart on Saturday, March 15.
Hobbs kicked his show off by dropping the lineup for the annual showcase presented by Peter Rosenberg. Acts include Slaughterhouse, Ab-Soul, Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era, Isaiah Rashad, and Tyler the Creator. This is happening at the Parish (214 E 6th St.) on the evening of Friday, March 14.
One of the world’s leading hip hop websites, AllHipHop.com, is kicking their yearly SXSW show up a notch. Highlights from this one include Mobb Deep and the A$AP Mob; catch this one at 1100 Warehouse (1100 E 5th St.) on Saturday, March 15!
The Scoot Inn (1308 E 4th St.) is hosting some killer hip hop showcases this year. Slim Thug was just added to the Famous Stars & Straps lineup on Friday, March 14, and the venue will be the site for a very special Paid Dues: Independence Day showcase on Thursday, March 13 featuring Tech N9ne, Murs, Trae Tha Truth, Dom Kennedy and more! Mac Miller will be closing SXSW at the Scoot Inn on the REMember Me Records lineup on Saturday, March 15.
There’s only two more episodes of Tha Fixx Radio left before the end of the SXSW 2014 season, so be sure to tune in these next two Wednesdays at 12 & 6 CST only on SXSWfm! Stream us here on your desktop, download the mobile apps here, or listen to our weekly shows on SoundCloud whenever you want.
Asher Roth photo courtesy of the artist