The music portion of the annual South By Southwest festival is always a great place to discover or get re-acquainted with new, rising and established artists and this year’s line up is no exception.

As the SXSW music showcases get in gear to kick off this Tuesday, March 15 in Austin, TX, we’re focusing our Saturday Soundtrack on a few of the female hip hop artists set to make their mark on this year’s SXSW stage. Check out their music below.

Joie Kathos – No Streets Peace
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Her Sound: Smooth yet amplified with just enough Philly swag to make you want to hear more.

Little Simz – Dead Body
Hometown: London, England
Her Sound: Infectious, original, energetic and solid proof that the biggest of talents can often come in the smallest packages.

Chynna Rogers – EC Interlude
Hometown: Bronx, NY by way of Philadelphia, PA
Her Sound: Fearless, genuine, raw and one of someone who’s on a mission to emerge as a strong voice of this generation in music.

Dreezy – Body
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Her Sound: Packed with star quality and intertwined with an ability to deliver both sultry and raw lyrics with ease.

LaToria – I Need More (Soul Cry)
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Her Sound:  Gritty, authentic and a nod to the origins of Hip Hop in its’ earliest forms.

DonMonique – Pilates
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Her Sound: A refreshing balance of skillset and star quality that already has her buzzing on the mainstream circuit.

Casey Jay – Check Freestyle
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Her Sound: Distinct, unfiltered and unapologetic.

iRAWniQ – No One Said It Would Be Easy
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Her Sound: Uncommonly unique and without boundaries.

Lyric Michelle – Directions
Hometown: Houston, TX by way of Chicago, IL
Her Sound: Soulful and consistent with a colorful tone.

Kari Faux – Gahdamn
Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Her Sound: Confident, assertive and unabashed.

Kamaiyah – Out The Bottle
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Her Sound: Fun, energetic and creative.

Be sure to check back next weekend for another edition of the HERSource Saturday Soundtrack!