SXSW Recap

UllNevaNo and E Major at The Fader Fort

E Major and Big Pooh of Little Brother

It’s crazy cause right now I’m only 2 days removed from being in Austin and it feels like it was a dream. It was really a whirlwind of a trip. I got into Austin super late on Thursday and was on 6th Street checking out the scene at 10 AM the next day.

All Friday I went from place to place until 3 AM. I linked up with the homie UllNevaNo and we went to The Fader Fort and hit the HipHopDx showcase among other things. The thing about SXSW is that it’s totally overwhelming. There is music coming from every door and window and there are bands in the streets just setting up to play. It’s crazy. I did what I could to network and ate when I had a chance.

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Free Music: Kane Mayfield – “Wreck”

New music from Mania Music Group and our homie Kane Mayfield.  This track is pretty dope.  It has a nice break beat type of drum line and Kane delivers what he does so well, shit talk and battle raps with a lot of charisma and an animated delivery.  The hook has a call and response piece to it, which a long with the aforementioned drums, gives this track an old school vibe, but in a good way.  It lets Kane really bring his energy forward.

Listen and/or download right here or head on over to Mania’s Bandcamp HERE and let us know what you think in a comment below!

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Mania Music Group – Welcome to the Audience

You know with the advent of Twitter everyone does Music Mondays but traditionally albums hit stores on Tuesdays.  I’ve noticed that some labels (including our own) like to keep to this if just for tradition.  Today Mania Music Group drops their FIRST official album.  I know it’s hard to believe since they’ve been grinding on the scene for some time.  BTW, if you read this blog and haven’t heard of Mania then you slept on the single I did with them some time back.  Get on that.

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