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For the first time in 34 years, SXSW will not be having its annual music, film and tech conference. In a statement, the conference stated that the City of Austin canceled the festival and it will faithfully follow the city’s directions. “We are devastated to share this news with you,” the statement reads. “This is […]

It was tough trying to find acts that fit the Majic format, but I did get lucky.  One of the groups that I was really excited to see perform at SXSW is a duo from Alabama called Watch The Duck.  Jesse and Eddie, vocalist and producer, respectively, have a unique blend of future R&B, House, Trap, […]

One of the highlights of SXSW is an event and that didn’t even get to happen. This year would have been the third year that the Legendary Roots Crew was having their ‘Roots & Friends SXSW Jam.’   The line-up was going to be NICE with performances from The Roots, Ludacris, Dermot Kennedy, Jessie Reyez, Rapsody, Tank […]

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One of the highlights from my first SXSW weekend was getting a chance to see New Orleans band Tank and the Bangas perform at the Showtime House on Shameless Saturday. I was first put on to Tank and the Bangas by a coworker of mine. He told me that they had won NPR’s Music Tiny […]

Teddy Riley, the Godfather of New Jack Swing, revealed plenty during a career spanning panel at SXSW on Wednesday. Joined by current Revolt executive Andre Harrell, Riley expounded on plenty of subjects, from Michael Jackson to Bruno Mars and the recent allegations against the 24K Magic singer of cultural appropriation. Get The Latest Music and […]

The R&B songstress sang a jazzy version of "What About Us".

What makes the video the source of ire for protesters is that after Brown’s death at the hands of Police Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in Brown’s death, police released surveillance footage from the Ferguson Market, allegedly showing Brown pushing one of the clerks—participating in what the police called a “strong-armed robbery”—and supposedly justifying the officer's use of force against the unarmed teen.

A second surveillance video has emerged in the Michael Brown shooting. The 18-year-old Ferguson, MIssouri, teenager was killed by policeman Darren Wilson on August 9, 2015 after what has been described as a “strong-arm” robbery at a convenience store earlier that day. This video, which was dismissed as having no bearing on the case by […]

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) is honored to announce that The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., the 47th Vice President of the United States, will speak on Sunday, March 12 at 3:30 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. Vice President Biden will outline his plans for a […]