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The Film Festival You Can Attend From Home: Ambulante En Casa

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If you’re a documentary junkie currently riding out the COVID-19 pandemic from home, nomadic film festival Ambulante has got you covered! The festival was founded by actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna (who you may recognize as Felix from the hit Netflix series, “Narcos” and “Narcos: Mexico”) in an effort to showcase globally released […]

SXSW Lays Off 50 Staff Members After 2020 Festival Cancellation

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The cancellation of the SXSW festival has resulted in the lay off of at least 50 employees, which equates to a third of its year-round staff. Last week the festival was canceled due to the potential impact of the coronavirus, resulting in the possible loss of tens of millions of dollars, Variety reports. “Due to […]

SXSW Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Scare

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The coronavirus epidemic continues to wreak havoc. It was announced Friday (Mar 6) that South by Southwest, the annual music, tech, and film conference that takes place in Austin, Texas will be canceled amidst the coronavirus outbreak. At a news conference this past Friday, Mayor Steve Adler, declared a state of emergency for the city […]

Netflix and More Companies Pull Out SXSW 2020 Due to Coronavirus

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Netflix has pulled out from SXSW 2020 due to the rising concerns of coronavirus. The withdrawal of Netflix cancels five film screenings and a #BlackExcellence panel, Variety reports. Currently, there are 11 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Texas. The films that would have been shown at SXSW would be the feature film Uncorked and documentaries […]

Shooting Near Host Site for SXSW Leaves One Injured

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What was aimed to be a week of Hip-Hop discovery and good times at SXSW turned sour briefly as one person was injured in a shooting on Sixth Street. Saturday night a report of shots fired at Sixth Street and San Jacinto in Austin, Texas, left one injured and incited a scramble of people who […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Projecting $40M Box Office Opening

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Jordan Peele’s upcoming thriller, Us is eyeing a potential $35-$40 million box office opening. That’s a little over the $33.3 million Get Out raked in for its $4.5 million budget. Jordan Peele’s directorial debut ultimately grossed around a 5.3x multiple of $176M stateside ($255.4M worldwide), four Oscar nods including Best Picture and a win for […]

King Combs Group CYN Drops New Record “Motion Pictures”

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In true CYN fashion, the collective (formed over 10yrs ago) always MOB’s together as their crew of 15 members is ever expanding. CYNMOB, short for CYN ‘Men Of Business” has been buzzing in the streets of the East and West Coast as the crew city hops performing their hottest tracks and their latest single, “Motion […]

Saweetie Signs to Warner Bros, Releases Debut EP ‘High Maintenance’

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To some, it was Instagram popularity that turned into a viral video, but for Saweetie it was hard work and dedication toward a dream she’s had since she was 14 years old. In October 2017, Saweetie released the music video for her “ICY GRL” anthem that was initially just a video of her freestyling on […]

Three Bombs Disguised as Packages Kill Two People in Austin During SXSW

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Over the past 10 days, three packaged bombs have exploded, resulting in life-threatening injuries and the death of two people in Austin, Texas. Local police officials said Austin residents found packages on their doorsteps that they assumed was mail addressed to them, and when the package was moved or touched it exploded. Two packaged bombs […]

Six Hip-Hop Artists to Watch for at SXSW

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Words by Zoe Zorka In just a few short weeks, all eyes in the tech, entertainment, and music industry will be on Austin, Texas as some of the most innovative and up-and-coming entertainers, techies, artists, and thought leaders gather at South by Southwest to, according to the festival’s tagline, “discover what’s next.” Much like Coachella, […]

[INTERVIEW] Wifisfuneral on Interscope Deal: “They’re Blessing Me a Lot”

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If Rolling Loud was any indication, South Florida is onto something. Within the past year, we’ve seen a spiked increase in the visibility of acts like Denzel Curry, Ski Mask the Slump God, and XXXTENTACION. Among them, however, is another colleague, who describes himself as something of a black sheep. Advertisement While the comraderie still […]

Exclusive: An Inside Look At SXSW 2017

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We headed to Austin this year as we took on this year’s SXSW.  We co-sponsored two events: “Respect the Plug” and “Legally Loud 4” with Sprat which were nights to remember. We had special guest from Monty, DJ Drewski, PNB Rock, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and many, many more.  We also got to check out the guys […]

Meet The Rising Stars of SXSW 2017

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We got to catch up with various artist at SXSW from KYLE, K$upreme, Rico Recklezz, HoodRich Pablo Juan, Don Monique, and Wifisfuneral as they talk about there plans for 2017, SXSW, and also giving advice to upcoming artist. Check out the videos below and don’t forget to subscribe! KYLE talks the vibe at SXSW, the feel of his music […]

Introducing The Most “Official” Unofficial SXSW 2017 Showcase By The Treble House

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Last week, at SXSW the Treble House hosted an onslaught of amazing up-and-coming talent in the music community, providing fans and artists alike with with non-stop live performances and interactions. True to Treble’s nature, the party house featured a true collaboration of grassroots collectives from NY, LA, CHI, and Austin, and amazing artists on the Treble […]

#SXSW Recap: Live at the BBQ [Watch]

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The endless parade of Hip Hop heavyweights at SXSW was at an all-time high, but no show shut it down like Mass Appeal’s Live at the BBQ SXSW Takeover at Stubb’s BBQ. On Thursday (Mar 16) the Viceland sponsored event opened with sounds from DJ Green Lantern with DJ Statik Selectah as the emcee. A true […]

[Interview] The Source Links Up With Redman At SXSW

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  Day 2 of The Source SXSW experience, we linked up with the one and only Redman for an exclusive interview! Right in front of Viceland’s bus he shared with us all that he’s been up to at SXSW with Wu-Tang, upcoming projects with Methodman, movies in production, and his cannibas app with business. Brought to you […]