2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: SXSW FREE Spotlight Showcase!!! The Beat Academy


Saturday, March 21

The Velveeta Room
521 E 6th St


“You don’t want to go to an art gallery and see the same picture on the wall. You want to see a beautiful spectrum of work, colors, feelings and vibes. That’s what I want my catalog to be when I’m done. I want you to be able to find a song to fit any type of emotions that you’re feeling. As human beings, we all go through highs, lows, love, death, anger, hurt, despair, happiness, all these things, right? Music should reflect that.” - Torae
For half a decade, Coney Island-bred MC Torae has consistently reflected life through skillfully crafted lyrics, precisely placed over carefully selected beats, creating a body of work that has placed him at the forefront of New York’s next wave of Hip-Hop kings. His collaborators have included legendary producers like DJ Premier, Diamond D, Large Professor & Pete Rock, as well as some of the most celebrated artists and beatsmiths to emerge in the new millennium, including Nottz, 9th Won...

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