Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Hip Hop Comes To SXSW with Pill, The Pack, Killer Mike, Mistah FAB, The Jacka At Showcase

via the press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- 02/16/10 -- SMC Recordings Inc. artists will have major exposure at this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference in Austin, TX. This annual event showcases hundreds of musical acts from around the globe, and brings out approximately 17,000 people. A highly influential not to be missed event for entertainment and media professionals, it helps break new artists and create a buzz for the year's upcoming projects.

This year SMC was invited by SXSW organizers to host an official showcase and is teaming up with HipHopDX, one of the most influential hip hop sites in the Country. Together they will bring an incredible variety of talent from around the country.

The HipHopDX / SMC SXSW 10 Showcase will be held on March 18th, 2010 at Klub Krucial in Austin, TX. SMC artists, Killer Mike, Mistah FAB, The Jacka along with new signees the Pack will headline the event along with; Pill -- Asylum's new act that has been creating major buzz, Cool Nutz and locals Gerald G, Da C.O.D., and Lowkey.

Atlanta based Killer Mike has been featured in Grammy nominated songs, movies, and cartoons; his 2009 SMC release "Underground Atlanta" enjoyed tremendous press and acclaim. Mistah FAB, a media darling has been featured everywhere from MTV, VH1, Fox News Hannity & Colmes the Washington Post and even performed on the soap opera "One Life To Live." He released "Da Baydestrian," his first Nationally distributed release on SMC, which catapulted him to even greater National recognition. The Jacka, lauded for his underground legend status in the Bay Area, has broken through into the National scene with his 2009 release "Tear Gas," as evident by fans all over the country supporting him.

The showcase will introduce new-signees the Pack as a new SMC group, formerly on Jive Records; their single "Vans" has sold hundreds of thousands of copies to date. This will set the stage for their anticipated 2010 release as well as those of Killer Mike, Mistah FAB and The Jacka; performing in front of a crowd of media, taste makers and fans.

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