“Must See” Artists to Lookout for at 2019 SXSW – Part 1

January 24, 2019
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This year’s SXSW is highly anticipated just like all the previous years. But there are a slew of new artists to be on the lookout for which includes Lil Keed, Megan Thee Stallion, Phony Ppl and others. Check them out below.

Lil Keed
– breakout single, “Nameless” has accumulated over 6 million streams
– latest project, “Talk To Em” features Young Thug, Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd
– music featured in Heron Preston Fashion week Spring ’19
– Fetish music video has accumulated over 1.7 million views
– featureed on Young Thugs mixtape, Slime Language
– co-signs from Young Thug, Brandy, 21 Savage
– hype from FADER, High Snobiety and more

Listen to “Nameless” below.

Megan Thee Stallion
+ COMPLEX named her the First Lady of 300 Entertainment
+ Tina Snow EP debuted at number 11 on the iTunes hip-hop charts
+ XXL named “Cocky AF” and “Big Ole Freak” standout tracks.
+ Pitchfork labeled her a Rapper to Watch
+ “Big Ole Freak” has accumulated 2.3MM streams to date and was included in Apple Music’s “Breaking Hip Hop”
+ “Last Week in H Tx” was listed on the Fader’s Apple Fall Fashion Issue playlist

Listen to “Big Ole Freak” below.

Phony Ppl
+ new album, mozaik, out now
+ praise from NPR, Rolling Stone, New York Times, FADER, Pitchfork, Mass Appeal, Revolt, Okayplayer, NYLON, MTV and more
+ cosigns from notable artists including Childish Gambino and Tyler, The Creator who named, “End of the Night” from their album, Yesterday’s Tomorrow” a Favorite song of 2018
+ Band members involved in several musical collaborations including
Snakehips, Princess Nokia, the late Mac Miller, Odd Future and more
+ Past performances with Chance the Rapper, Joey BadA$$, Erykah Badu, The
Roots, and most recently Kali Uchis in Fall 2017. Chance is also featured in their video “Statues”

Listen to “mozaik”

Bailey Bryan
+ Direct support for LANCO UK Tour May 2019
+ Have toured with Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Chris Lane, and more
+ Press includes New York Times, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, and more
+ Handpicked for CMT’s Next Women in Country 2018
+ Hit #1 and #2 on Amazon’s Country and Overall Chart respectively with Christmas Cover
+ over 17 million + streams

Listen to “Songbird” below.

WELLES
+ Welles is the Nashville based project of 23-yr-old singer, and multi-talented musician, Jesse Wells.
+ His critically acclaimed album
Red Trees and White Trashes is equal
parts classic pop writing, sweaty rock riffs, psychedelia and world weary, singer-songwriter storytelling.
+ Lead single “Seventeen” was produced by Grammy award winning producer Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton) and mixed by Grammy award winning mixer Andrew Scheps (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Adele, Hozier)+
+ Direct tour support for Rival Sons, Cage the Elephant, Greta Van Fleet, Royal Blood and Highly Suspect on their SOLD OUT UK & Europe dates
+ toured on AltNation’s Advanced Placement tour in 2018, playing Bottlerock 2019

Listen to “Red Trees and White Trashes”

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