The Daily Californian reports from SXSW – Part 2

AUSTIN, Texas — As SXSW came to a close Sunday, thousands of festival-goers headed home, marking an end to nearly two weeks of interactive film and music programs and events. Over the course of the final week, the SXSW music portion, downtown Austin was transformed into a giant concert space.
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10 Bay Area Artists You Should Be Listening To

1. IamSu! Richmond Hip-Hop Since founding The (Heartbreak) HBK Gang in 2011, IamSu! has slowly been making waves in the hip-hop community. He received radio time being featured on tracks such as Sage the Gemini’s “Gas Pedal” and E-40’s “Function.” After releasing his debut album Sincerely Yours in May 2014,
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IAmSu! revitalizes Bay Area rap

IAmSu! is a star. The 23-year-old stands tall, towering over every student walking on Sproul. He looks like a big kid with his skateboard, basketball shorts and a snapback that barely fits over his afro. It may not be obvious by his demeanor, but IAmSu! of Richmond, Calif., is one
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On the Up and Up

Richmond rapper Jay Ant is making a name for himself in Bay Area rap

California has always been a dominant player in rap throughout the genre’s history. Whether in the Los Angeles region or the Bay Area, some aspect of hip-hop on a national scale has always revolved around the activity of the West Coast. The state has unfortunately remained dormant for the last
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