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2017 SXSW Recap Featuring Dave East & Many More

HipHopABC.TV took to the streets of Austin Texas during 2017 SXSW festival and we caught up with a few of our friends like newly signed Def Jam Artist Dave East.

We also caught up with London based DJ & radio personality Sarah Harrison aka Lady In The Trap.

During our stroll through the Austin Streets, we were joined by Interscope executive and founder of Never Sold Dope, Keinon “The Maven” Johnson who offered to correspond on our behalf.

Big shout out to all the musicians, artists and creatives that sacrificed their hard earned money and time to attend this years SXSW Festival. Be sure to check in with us next year we shall be taking our efforts to the next level.

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Video: Paul Wall – ‘Swangin In The Rain’

 Get your drink poured up and roll up the green and get ready to go ‘swangin’. Paul Wall drops a dope new track that will make your subwoofers rumble. ‘Swangin in the Rain’ is one of the latest joints recently released from the Texas native.  Known for his infamous ‘gangsta grills’, as well as, chopped and screwed inspired beats, Paul Wall is back on the scene once again.

Without a doubt, he is and always will be a hometown favorite, but it will be interesting to see if the H-town rapper will gain mainstream’s attention again.






Racism Clouds Rick Perry’s Bid For Presidency

As everyone prepares for the next United States Presidential election, tensions are heating up in Texas and it is geared by rumors of racism. Texas governor Rick Perry is receiving flack for his potential bid for the presidential seat because of his family ties to racial pride fueled directly against blacks. Apparently, Perry’s family was co-owner of a camp/hunting grounds back in the day. But the part that got everyone wound-up was the name posted on the sign of the camp’s entrance. For years, up until the early 90’s, it is said that the sign read ‘Niggerhead’. The Texas governor contends that the sign was changed when his father signed the lease in 1983 but the story doesn’t end there! To get the full story, go to Eurweb.com.