Nas added to SXSW lineup; Kendrick Lamar has a new album out March 23

Nas at FFF Fest. Tammy Perez/For American-Statesman
Nas at FFF Fest. Tammy Perez/For American-Statesman

SXSW hip-hop keeps getting bigger and bigger. Classic NYC rapper Nas, who killed his “Illmatic” set at last year’s Fun Fun Fun Festival has been added to the official lineup.

Also, rapper Kendrick Lamar, who skyrocketed out of the fest in 2014 and played the iTunes Festival during SXSW last year announced today he has a new album coming out on March 23. This certainly doesn’t mean he’s coming to the fest, but…

Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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