I'm bruised, scraped, scratched and sedated. The week we've been waiting for hath come and gone, and in my assessment, SXSW '08 WENT THE FUCK DOWN. Haters sit down now.
Anyway, YOU CAN CLICK HERE to see a bunch of footage on AllHipHop.com
and YOU CAN CLICK HERE to see a bunch of footage on USTREAM. Check the Panel footage, like whoa.
CLICK HERE to read NEKESA MUMBI MOODY's story on SXSW Hip-Hop. She's with AP so the story got all over! Like 200 Papers. I love you Nekesa!
Also CLICK HERE check out the man ICE CUBE live in concert from Auditorium Shores.
I'll write an entire synopsis on this tomorrow (I swear and also realize I haven't in the past couple years), but for tonight let the pics and a few words here and there suffice.
I started off MY SXSW experience by rolling over to the Scoot Inn to check out my homegirl, the First Lady of Sabbathe in the Park...
My man Mike was feelin' her.
Chalie Boy killed it at FUZE!
Public Offenders outside Fuze after their killer set.
These a couple of Hustlers in ATX whogo 24/7 and such
Bushwick Bill rushed at the very least 50 stages at SXSW throughout the weekend. He rapped with bands, introduced bands, rappers, everyone.
Shit was insane. Flavor of Love was cool, but follow this dude with a camera and you'll have 15 seasons of money to be made.
Bun B came out and killed it for sure. (Like I say, more of a review coming soon, not tonight)
Thursday I was able to see ONE artist who I wanted to see that I was not responsible for.
El Remolon on the Zizek night at 90 Proof.
Deuce of Hot 93 interviewing Da COD live on the air from FUZE!
El-P, Del the Funky Homosapien
Devin & the Coughee Brothaz Killed It!
E-Rock of the 5th Ward Boyz
Lone Star waqs not an official sponsor but up in the Scoot it officially sponsored my Friday hangover.
Which really wasn't that bad.
Aaron LaCrate DJed for Dizzee
Dan Tobin, Flamin' Hotz
Me & El-P
Me and Jesse from Def Jux
Rad Rich was dressing like that waaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyy before the Cool Kids
Shina Rae, Me and Crystal
Spinna of Dollaz and $ince
Austin's Kriminals killed it
As did Da C.O.D.
Tech N9ne fucking destroyed it!
Kidz in the Hall
Josh Martinez and Sleep!
Nick Cachdubs & Naledge
A-Alikes, M-1, Grouchy Greg +
A-Laget came thru from Norway with Lars Vaular. I can't believe I didn't get a decent pic of Lars!
Kid Sister of course killed it.
Kathryn Frazier & Dana Meyerson of Biz 3 Publicity, and I SWEAR I didn't realize that Perry Farrell was the dude in the pic till I looked at it today.
I followed Kid Sister up onto the roof of Emo's...
Shannon is a prominent Sculptor in Austin
Dave 1 of Chromeo
P-Thugg of Chromeo
My wife saw Ice Cube roll into Emo's on Friday night for the Biz 3 show and said he wasn't letting anyone take photos. But then I saw Draper and decided to move in for it.
ICE CUBE, TONY DRAPER, CLIPSE and WC AT EMO'S!!!!!
Me and Southern Rap Pioneer Tony Draper
World Trade rocked the Carver Center! Bavu Blakes.
Bavu Blakes & Rochelle Terrell
Element 7D - World Trade
The panel was actually really informative. WATCH IT HERE!
Soren Baker, Tech N9ne, Tomar Williams
Davey D, Grouchy Greg
Pikhasso in the house!
Saturday night atthe Music Hall, Pimpin' Pen got up and killed it.
Michael Watts and Eddie Deville seriously killed the show at the Music Hall Saturday!
Rob G and SWAT as well
Dolemic & Rob G
Cooda Bang, Archie Lee & Big Red
And David Banner showed them how it's supposed to go!
This did not come from me.
Then on SOnday ti really went down.
SABBATH IN THE PARK!
Sabbath Security Scavone, Cosmo Baker, Me and Maggi Horn aka THE BOARD!
The Queen was up in the piece.
Jeanette Live in Austin! Norway in fool effect. SABBATH IN THE PARK!
As seen with Scavone Sabbath Security
Mike, Skratch Bastid, Jazz & Jill
Sun Jue in the spot
Dan Tobin & Casi G. - Flamin' Hotz Records.
Curtis Vodka in from Alaska
ROXY AND QUEEN MAJESTY UP IN THE PLACE!
Serg & my favorite DJ Stef!
Tami & Her Husband
My wife Melissa brought the Radio Flyer and got the party really started.
Michelle Frost even.
Kasia made a beautiful headband out of REAL FLOWERS for my girls. Crafts are encouraged at Sabbath in the Park.
Ian Meyer - OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER AND ARCHIVIST OF SABBATH IN THE PARK, LLC!
Tierney was not feeling the paparazzi
And then in this next series, names have been omitted to protect the identities of the partakers of that apple bowl.
Anyway every inch of Austin was crunk for every second of every day and night from like what, March 12th to the 16th and it's already goin' down today on that St. Patrick's Day!
Anyway, blanks will be fillded in.
Check out the UStream of the panel!