Day 2 of the SXSW Takeover was the hottest ticket in Austin last night, with Lil Wayne headlining Mass Appeal’s LIVE AT THE BBQ Stage at the legendary Stubb’s BBQ.
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A relaxed Wayne appeared on stage nearly 30 minutes ahead of schedule and delivered an energetic set featuring his greatest hits including “A Milli,” “Lollipop,” Go DJ,” “Love Me,” “Steady Mobbin” and “Every Girl;” as well as his featured verses on hit singles like Chance The Rapper’s “No Problems,” Drake’s “HYFR” and Chris Brown’s “Loyal.”
During the set, Wayne also introduced the next class of artists on the Young Money Roster: Vice Versa, Hoody Baby, Gudda Gudda and Jay Jones, son of one of the members of legendary Hollygrove rap group Black Menace.
Pryor to Lil Wayne’s performance, the full capacity crowd was treated to performances by Dave East, backed by legendary DJ/Producer Statik Selektah; MadeinTYO, with surprise guest 24Hrs; Rapsody, joined on stage by producer 9th Wonder; A Boogie wit da Hoodie and surprise guest PNB Rock, and newcomers Saint JHN, Trill Sammy and Omen.
Between sets, DJ Green Lantern kept the crowd rocking with a mix of old school and new school hits.