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Photos: Dubb Sicks and SubKulture Patriots at SXSW 2012

Dubb Sicks and SubKulture Patriots perform live at Bar Bar at SXSW 2012 on March 12, 2012.
Bat Bar, Austin TX | March 12, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012

The year 'new battling' took over Boston

There's one thing that most people know about battle rapping: 8 Mile .
Plan of attack
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 23, 2011

Dubb Sicks | Lifestyles Of The Sick And Fameless

Dubb Sicks makes no secret of his white-trash roots.
Backyard Recordings (2010)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 25, 2010

SXSW 2010 Hip-Hop Superlatives

And the winners are... Most likely underground stalwart/Hollywood actor to perform a Gregorian chant at the final SXSW blast-off: Mos Def Killah Priest, 9th Prince...
By Chris Faraone  |  March 22, 2010

Fashawn Scalps the Mohawk; Dubb Sicks is "The Trashman"

SXSW FRIDAY: Fashawn at Mohawk I arrived at the Mohawk just a few beers before Fresno rhyme prodigy Fashawn gripped the mic. There was no...
By Chris Faraone  |  March 20, 2010

25 Hip-Hop acts to see at SXSW 2010

As usual, I've got you covered.
The best boom-bap on tap in Austin
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 12, 2010


Things fall apart

As hipster, electronic, indie-rock, and rap cultures converge, MCs are taking cues from their other-genre contemporaries who rely on everything from stage props and antics to self-mutilation in the quest to entertain.
Hip-hop finds room to move at South-By.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 25, 2009
SXSW Day 2: Reflecting Eternally on a Night of Degeneracy

SXSW Day 2: Reflecting Eternally on a Night of Degeneracy


Imagine your favorite artist of all-time performing his or her best material that you’ve never seen live before. That’s what I got last night when Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek nearly tore through the entire Reflection Eternal disc, Train of Thought; I had more blood rushing through me than when I got my debut blow job back in eighth grade.


It was a long day before I got to Kweli at the Scoot Inn – and to the afterparty at the Red Bull Moon Tower in the middle of absolutely nowhere.
By Chris Faraone  |  March 20, 2009

SXSW Day 1: Pontoons, Porn, and Hip-Hop

SXSW Day 1: Pontoons, Porn, and Hip-Hop

I might not always land on my feet, but face first in a pile of fine ass ain’t a bad place to be.  You can...
By Chris Faraone  |  March 19, 2009