2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: SXSW FM

Kat Dahlia

Saturday, March 19
12:00PM - 12:40PM

Radio Day Stage
531 E 4th St


was a time when I slept on a sofa-bed with two of my sisters while my other sister slept in an armchair.

That’s when I realized I had to do shit on my own.” Kat recalls those harsh experiences in her

autobiographical breakout single, “Gangsta,” as she vividly sketches the painful details of her life: “No, I

ain’t stuntin’ like my daddy / He’s living with my grammy / Used to be a big baller / He’s surviving off of

gambling / But I love him, he’s my daddy / Yeah, I love him, he’s my daddy / Put him in a big house before I

By age 18, Kat had saved up enough money from waitressing at Miami hotspots like STK to strike out on her

own, however, the nagging feeling that she wanted more from life prompted her to move to New York. She

soon settled in North Bergen, New Jersey, but on arrival in 2010, became derailed by a toxic relationship. A

year later, she emerged confident, strong, running her own ga...

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