Hip-Hop/R&B

SXSW 2014 photos: Julian Casablancas, Erykah Badu, Rick Ross and more

SXSW 2014 - Day 4

Saturday of SXSW 2014 brought sets from Destruction Unit, Young & Sick, WET, Jojo, Nothing, SZA, Schoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Casey Veggies, Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, Erykah Badu, Bun B, Rick Ross and more.



De La Soul at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 3-15-14 (review)

De La Soul's Kevin Mercer and Vincent Mason, from left, join Damon Albarn, right during the SXSW Music Festival Friday March 14, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

After a week at SXSW, De La Soul performed at Denver’s Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom on Saturday, where the hip-hop group mocked the festival it had just come from.



SXSW 2014: Damon Albarn, Parquet Courts, Schoolboy Q and more (video, photos)

SXSW 2014 - Day 3

Damon Albarn, Parquet Courts, Schoolboy Q and Future Islands showed how artists deal with the marathon of SXSW differently.



SXSW 2014 photos: Flying Lotus, Future Islands, Schoolboy Q and more

SXSW 2014 - Day 3

Friday of SXSW 2014 brought sets from Radkey, the Orwells, Future Islands, Temples, Schoolboy Q, Cloud Nothings, Against Me!, Future, Trash Talk, A$AP Mob (A$AP Rocky / Ferg), B.o.B., Thundercat and Flying Lotus.



SXSW 2014: Kanye West, Jay Z give Samsung its money’s worth

Jay Z at Pepsi Center by John Leyba

Samsung got its money’s worth from Jay Z and Kanye West.



SXSW 2014: The best free non-badge or wristband parties

Farewell 285 Kent - Fucked Up, DIIV, White Lung

If you couldn’t fork out cash for a badge or wristband, there are still a ton of options for you at SXSW 2014. See our list of free parties featuring Speedy Ortiz, Kishi Bashi, Future Islands and more.



B. Dolan, Wheelchair Sports Camp at Lost Lake, 3-9-14 (photos)

B.Dolan,Wheelchair Sports Camp and Rubedo play Lost Lake on 3/9/14.

To celebrate their trips down to SXSW this week, B. Dolan, Wheelchair Sports Camp and Rubedo played sets at Lost Lake on Sunday.



Watch: Lil Boosie talks his future in hip-hop, writing upon prison release

Watch: Lil Boosie talks his future in hip-hop, writing upon prison release

Rapper Lil Boosie says serving prison time in a Louisiana prison was life changing and it’s made him a better person and ultimately, he hopes, a better artist.



Watch: Kanye West, Rick Ross and Big Sean play “Sanctified” on “Arsenio Hall”

ACL 2011 Friday

Kanye West and Big Sean stole the performance of Rick Ross’ “Sanctified” on “Arsenio Hall” on Thursday.



Watch: Rick Ross opens up about being a corrections officer

Lil' Wayne, Rick Ross @ Comfort Dental Amphitheatre

After years of being plagued by the rumor and dodging the question, Rick Ross opened up about his time as a corrections officer.