(March 8, 2012 – Brooklyn, NY) Premier lifestyle and entertainment marketing firm Audible Treats is proud to announce their Third Annual Official SXSW Hip-Hop Showcase. The showcase will unfold on Thursday, March 15th, at Kiss N Fly, and will feature a mix of hip-hop’s most lauded acts, including co-headliners Souls of Mischief and Talib Kweli, along with Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins, Moe Green, A.Dd+, L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Roach Gigz, Andre Nickatina, SL Jones, and THEESatisfaction. As an official SXSW-sponsored showcase all badge and wristband holders will be admitted for free.
Now in its 26th year, SXSW has built a reputation for providing a platform to new and relatively unknown acts, an opportunity to break through in front of music fans and industry folks, alike. Last year’s Audible Treats showcase is a true example of that, when, during Roach Gigz’ set, Kreayshawn took the stage for the first time ever, performing “Gucci, Gucci.” Says Audible Treats President Michelle McDevitt, “SX provides a great platform for fans and industry insiders alike to witness live shows of dozens of up-and-coming artists before the rest of the world. Kreayshawn was a great example of that last year and we’re looking forward to giving this year’s attendees another sneak peak at the new class of emerging talent.”
For this year’s showcase, Audible Treats has partnered with media outlets HipHop DX and Pretty Much Amazing, along with a variety of elite lifestyle and audio companies that will be providing free swag throughout the evening. Joining longtime sponsors such as Rocksmith Tokyo, FLüD Watches, Orisue, Aerial 7, and IM King, will be Fydelity and IMIXID.
Audible Treats is a Brooklyn-based entertainment marketing and publicity firm specializing in print and online publicity and social media marketing. Working closely with the best record labels and lifestyle companies since 2004, Audible Treats creates customized, effective marketing and publicity campaigns for countless clients, ranging the spectrum from legacy artists to Grammy-winners to rising stars including T-Pain, Too Short, Ed Lover, Anthony Hamilton, Black Milk, The Pharcyde, Slightly Stoopid, J*DaVeY and many more. By combining out-of-the-box creative strategies with industry know-how, Audible Treats plays a vital role in assisting clients to meet their goals.
When: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 8PM – 2AM
What: Audible Treats Official SXSW 2012 Hip-Hop Showcase featuring Talib Kweli, Souls of Mischief, Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins, Moe Green, A.Dd+, L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Roach Gigz, Andre Nickatina, SL Jones,TRUTHLiVE, DJ Toure, and THEESatisfaction.
Showcase DJ’s: 4th Pyramid and Rapid Ric
Where: Kiss ‘N Fly, 404 W Colorado, Austin, Texas