Posted by: thecyberkrib | February 25, 2008

Soundclash: Stones Throw vs. Duck Down

Duck Down vs. Stones Throw

The always impressive SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas has announced an impressive hip hop showcase at one of the premier venues in the city, The Habana Annex.

Two of the most popular independent US independent hip hop labels, Stones Throw Records and Duck Down Records, have announced a soundclash style event, where various artists on their roster will perform back-to-back during the evening (Wednesday, March 12).

The artists performing include:

Sean Price (Duck Down)
Buckshot of Black Moon (Duck Down)
Kidz In The Hall (Duck Down)
DJ Mister Nash (Duck Down)
Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw)
Percee P (Stones Throw)
DJ Rhettmatic (Stones Throw)

Buckshot, co-owner of Duck Down Records, had this to say about the historic event: “We are excited to partner up with Stones Throw Records to present the Soundclash. Stones Throw and Duck Down are both highly respected brands in the Independent rap game and we understand that there is power in numbers. On March 12th we’ll be providing a free show to the public and it’s a way to give back to the rap community who continues to support our movements and our projects.”

Oh yeah…to repeat…this is a FREE concert!

For information on the labels and their rosters:
www.duckdown.com
www.stonesthrow.com

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