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The 5th Annual 2017 Global Spin Awards (GSA) was nothing short of amazing. It was created by Director Shawn Prez to highlight and celebrate the industry’s pioneer DJs for all their hard work, and dedication to their craft. More importantly, this awards ceremony is dedicated to drawing attention to what DJs and their line of work does for the culture.”It feels great to honor people that don’t normally get recognized or honored, so to put on an event that recognizes DJs exclusively, it feels good,” said Prez.

Many people do not realize that the role of a DJ has become very dynamic. DJs are making records, creating albums, opening businesses, helping people’s careers, but most importantly, they bring all the fun and entertainment. Hot 97’s DJ Camilo said, “I like the hustle of being a DJ, its a 24 hour job.” Camilo adds, “From radio, to night clubs, and apps there so much we do, but my favorite part of what we do is entertaining the people.”

Source: The 2017 Global Spin Awards Honors Hip-Hop’s Top DJs – TheHypeMagazine

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In anticipation of Houston’s largest music and entertainment awards show, Mayor Sylvester Turner has proclaimed that the city will observe July 18 as Go DJ Awards Day. The awards show, now in its third year, showcases the best in Houston’s music and pays tribute to local business and civic leaders.    CLICK HERE FOR 2015 AWARD SHOW RECAP    The proclamation issued by Mayor Turner commends the awards show for bridging the gap between Houston’s entertainment and business community, and highlights the event’s massive reach, influence and past all-star lineups which have included BET’s “106 & Park’s” Miss Mykie, VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” star Johnnie Blaze, platinum-selling artist Kirko Bangz, Chedda Da Connect, Robert Primes PT and more.  The Go DJ Awards, which sold out in record time last year, will take place at NRG and start at 6:00 p.m. Tickets available via  Ticketmaster.com   “We are excited to be recognized by the City of Houston for the success of the event by officially proclaiming July 18 as Go DJ Awards Day,” said DJ Hi-C, founder of Go DJ Global. “Every year thousands of music lovers come out to enjoy the show, and each year it gets bigger and better. We look forward to spotlighting emerging local and regional talent, and bringing some of the biggest names in urban entertainment to our city.”

Source: For Immediate Release: Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Issues Official Proclamation Recognizing  July 18, as Go DJ Awards Day  

On Saturday, Aug. 22, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Fla., will host the Red Bull BC One North America Final, the world’s largest and most prestigious one-on-one B-Boy competition.  Sixteen of the best breakers in North America will be competing for a slot in the world final in Rome.  A livestream of the event from Orlando will start at 8:30 p.m. ET on www.redbullbcone.com in both English and Spanish.

Television personality and hip-hop radio legend Sway Calloway will be the evening’s host as the continent’s top B-Boys throw down in hopes of being crowned the Red Bull BC One North America champion.

The North America Final is one of six global qualifiers that will determine who earns their ticket to Rome for the World Final on Nov. 14. Other global qualifiers will take place in Georgia (Eastern Europe), Egypt, Madrid, Seoul, and Peru.

Thousands of spectators will celebrate hip-hop culture and witness B-Boy battles unlike any other. The 16 competitors have secured their spots by winning qualifying cyphers or by invitation based on past performance. B-Boys will defy physics in a series of flips, elbow spins, head slides, dime freezes and everything in between to win over the judges and claim the coveted Red Bull BC One North America title.

The 16 Red Bull BC One North America Final competitors include: JoshSkittle (Honolulu, Hawaii), Kid Cruz (Denver, Colo.), Fléau (Montréal, Canada), DQ (Bladensburg, Md.), Zeku (Miami, Fla.), Illz (Toronto, Canada), Starvin’ Sa-Ewl (Rialto, Calif.), Ben (Las Vegas, Nev.), ICEY IVES (Anchorage, Alaska), Moy (Houston, Texas), Mighty Wealthy (Brooklyn Park, Minn.), Frankie (Queens, N.Y.), Napalm (Philadelphia, Pa.), Rion (San Diego, Calif.), Insight (Orlando, Fla.) and Victor (Orlando, Fla.).

Victor, Orlando’s hometown hero and one of three Florida B-Boys competing on their home turf, is returning to defend his win at last year’s North American Final in Las Vegas. Victor is one of the most accomplished B-Boys competing and a real threat to repeat his victory. The son of Mexican immigrants, Victor’s dad started breaking in the 1980s during breakdancing’s golden age, and he got Victor into the art form early, beginning to break at only 11 years old. It’s been a saving grace and consistent source of positivity in his life. “To win the Red Bull BC One North America Final again would mean a lot to me,” Victor explains. “I feel my chances are high to win in Orlando, but you never know what can happen! I’m just keeping positive.”

via » Elite B-Boys to compete in Red Bull BC One North America final in Orlando. (TheHypeMagazine.com)

Record Store Day

Record Store Day (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

RECORD STORE DAY IS THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 18!

WARNER BROS. RECORDS AND AFFILIATED LABELS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE VINYL RSD RELEASES

EXCLUSIVE VINYL PACKAGES AND T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE FROM

TEGAN AND SARA, THE FLAMING LIPS, ROBERT PLANT, MASTODON,

BUILT TO SPILL, THE PRODIGY, ECHOSMITH, BEN LEE AND OTHERS

BUILT TO SPILL WILL PERFORM FREE LIVE IN-STORE TODAY – NOON AT

ZIA RECORDS IN PHOENIX, AZ.

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 18thTo celebrate Warner Bros. Records (an official sponsor of Record Store Day), has an impressive series of vinyl albums, singles, T-shirts and more exclusively available for this year’s Best Day Ever!  After all, RSD is a celebration of the unique culture surrounding over 1,000 independently owned record stores in the U.S. and thousands of stores around the globe.

JUST ANNOUNCED: For those of you in the Phoenix, AZ area, Built To Spill will perform live in-store at Zia Records on Camelback TODAY at noon for free in celebration of Record Store Day. Details as follows:

Built To Spill In-Store Performance

Noon on 4/18/2015

Zia Records on Camelback

1850 W. Camelback

Phoenix AZ 85015

602-241-0313

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ziarecords

Website: http://www.ziarecords.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZiaRecords

Instagram: https://instagram.com/ziarecords/

Our very special, limited-edition, Record Store Day exclusive sonic delights and delightful curios are described below:

Ben LeeBig LoveBlack Vinyl 7″ single

Limited to 3000 copies

Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee celebrates his Warner Bros. Records debut release with an exclusive RSD 7″ single comprised of a brand new track from his forthcoming album, LOVE IS THE GREAT REBELLION, to be released in the U.S. on June 2nd.  B-Side, “Follow That Feeling” is an exclusive non-album track.  

Big Data: Dangerous – Black Vinyl 7″ Single

Limited to 2000 copies

Side-A:  Dangerous Side-B: Dangerous (Oliver Remix)

This exclusive floppy disc inspired 7″ vinyl features Big Data’s chart-topping hit “Dangerous (feat. Joywave),” alongside the HypeMachine favorite “Dangerous (Oliver Remix).” The paranoia-inflected electronic pop track was performed on Late Night Seth Meyers and has won Big Data the acclaim of Rolling Stone, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, etc., and will be featured on the band’s debut album 2.0, out March 24

Built To Spill: Untethered MoonAlbum on Transparent Blue or Black Vinyl.

Transparent Blue Limited to 500 copies

Untethered Moon is the first Built To Spill album recorded with new band members Steve Gere (drums) and Jason Albertini (bass), who join guitarist/vocalist Doug Martsch. BTS’s creative process continues to ebb, flow and evolve in its own orbit, reemerging on record for the first time since 2009’s There Is No Enemy with ten new songs that fit at once into the band’s resonant catalog while infusing fresh energy into that signature sound. The transparent blue vinyl will be randomly distributed into the initial run of pressings. This is the first chance to buy Untethered Moon just for RSD as the CD and digital editions will be released on April 21st.

Echosmith: Acoustic Dreams EP   – White Colored Vinyl 12″

Limited to 3000 copies 

Acoustic Dreams EP is a Record Store Day exclusive comprised of four acoustic versions of songs from their wildly popular debut album Talking Dreams, including their hit song “Cool Kids”, plus one additional song exclusive to this collection, “Terminal.”

The Flaming Lips: Clouds Taste Metallic Era EP’s: Series of Three Colored Vinyl 10″ Vinyl 

Bad Days – on Solid White & Transparent Green & Transparent Yellow Mixed Vinyl

This Here Giraffe –  on Clear & Solid Orange Mixed Vinyl

Brainville – on Solid Yellow Vinyl

Limited to 5000 copies each                                

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the critically worshipped Clouds Taste Metallic, The Flaming Lips 7th studio album originally released in 1995. THE LIPS love RSD and to celebrate, they offer a series three Limited Edition 10″ EP’s on different colored vinyl that contain tracks previously released on only CD overseas…until now. These rarities will now become available for the first time EVER in any format in the US. Later in the year the band will be releasing expanded anniversary editions of Clouds Taste Metallic  with previously unreleased recordings from the sessions including demos, outtakes, radio sessions, live performances and more. Further details to be announced soon. Until then, feast on this

BAD DAYS EP 

SIDE A:

Bad Days (Edit) & She Don’t Use Jelly (Primitive Demos)           

SIDE B:

Girl With Hair Like An Explosion (Non LP Track), Giraffe (Demo)        

THIS HERE GIRAFFE EP

SIDE A:

This Here Giraffe & Jets Part 2 – My Two Days As An Ambulance Driver (Live Peel Session Version)

SIDE B:

Life On Mars (Bowie) (Live Peel Session Version)    

BRAINVILLE EP 

SIDE A:

Brainville & Evil Will Prevail          

SIDE B:

Waterbug    

The Flaming Lips:  Brainville  – Yellow Slim Fit  T-Shirt

Limited Edition

Record Store Day Exclusive Fashion Statement to celebrate THE LIPS 1995 EP. 100% cotton, printed on front and back. You will weep with joy.

The Flaming Lips:  These Clouds Are Real  – Orange Slim Fit T-Shirt

Limited Edition

Records Store Day Exclusive Clouds Taste Metallic T-shirt. 100% cotton, printed on front and back.

20 years in the making!

Mastodon: Atlanta  – 12″ Vinyl Picture Disc

Limited to 3500 copies

The mighty Mastodon lavishly present “Atlanta,” previously available online only via Adult Swim’s Single Series. Now available on full-sized, eye-popping picture disc featuring the stunning artwork by Mastodon’s Brent Hinds. “Atlanta” features vocals from Gibby Haynes from Butthole Surfers. Side-B is an instrumental version of “Atlanta.” exclusive to this release. As previously announced, Don’t miss Mastodon on tour this spring as part of THE MISSING LINK TOUR with Clutch, Graveyard and Big Business

The Prodigy: Ibiza – Glow In The Dark 7″ Vinyl Single

Limited to 1500 copies

The Prodigy are back! This limited edition Record Store Day Exclusive package includesa non-album instrumental release of “Ibiza” and the single “Ibiza” feat. Sleaford Mods from The Prodigy’s forthcoming 6th studio album The Day Is My Enemy, to be released in the U.S. on March 30th, 2015 via Three Six Zero Music/Warner Bros. Records.

Tracks: Side A – “Ibiza” feat. Sleaford Mods. Side B – “Ibiza” (non-album exclusive)

Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians Vinyl Double-LP

Limited Edition (# of pressings n/a)

Nonesuch re-issues the Steve Reich masterpiece Music for 18 Musicians, performed by Steve Reich and Musicians, on two 180-gram vinyl LPs. The alum was pressed at Pallas Manufacturing in Diepholz, Germany and is packaged in a vintage-style double pocket gatefold jacket with poly sleeves. The original 1998 recording was released on CD and has been mastered for vinyl by Robert C. Ludwig. Each limited-edition record will be individually numbered.

Robert Plant: More Roar – Black Vinyl 10″ EP

Limited to 10,000 copies

Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records releases three tracks recorded live during Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters World Tour 2014: Side A is “Turn It Up” / “Arbaden” and side B is “Poor Howard” and “Whole Lotta Love (Medley)”

Tegan and Sara: Live at Zia Records – DC & Vinyl album – Aqua Blue, 4500 copies & Grimace Purple, 500 copies as a ZIA Records Exclusive

Limited to 4500 & 500 copies respectively

On Tuesday September 10, 2013, Tegan and Sara recorded the music featured on this Record Store Day exclusive at ZIA Record Exchange in Phoenix, Arizona. This special LP includes tracks from their most recent release, Heartthrob (2013) and their hit album The Con (2007). Pick up a limited edition grimace purple vinyl from ZIA Records locations only – 500 units available. Tegan and Sara’s 14-year career has seen them build an avid global following of fans and fellow musicians alike. Their unique ability to bridge the pop and indie worlds has allowed their music to cross all traditional boundaries of genre, from being covered by The White Stripes to collaborating with superstar DJs such as Tiesto and David Guetta.

Tegan and Sara: Vendiagram Tote Bag:  Limited Edition RSD Exclusive

Let’s face it, you’re gonna need something to carry around all the vinyl you’re getting on RSD. Thankfully,  Tegan And Sara and have thought about that already so you don’t have to. Made from 6 ounce, 100% cotton canvas,  15″ x 16″ to hold all your exclusives. Thank You, Tegan And Sara!

The Used:  Shallow Believer –  Royal Blue Colored Vinyl Album

Limited to 3000 copies

Shallow Believer is a compilation of B-sides from the band’s first three studio albums, recorded between 2001-2007. Released digitally in 2008, the album peaked at #13 on the iTunes albums chart. This is the album’s first ever physical release

But wait there’s more: We will offer a full line of Exclusive T-Shirts to compliment Record Store Day 2015 experience. You’re gonna like the way you look… in these:

33 1/3  Beats Slim Fit Black T-Shirt

33 1/3 Beats Juniors Black T-Shirt    

All Seeing Record Slim Fit Black T-Shirt

Music Festival Vinyl Slim Fit White T-Shirt

Hardcore RSD Slim Fit Black T-Shirt

Love RSD Slim Fit Gray T-Shirt

About Record Store Day:

Record Store Day is managed by the Department of Record Stores and organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS), the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS), celebrating the culture of independent record stores by playing host to in-store events/performances, signings and special product releases on a global scale.

For more about Record Store Day, please visit www.recordstoreday.com

Source: Warner Bros. Records

The Hype Magazine Spring Issue cover

The Hype Magazine Spring Issue cover

Young Pandas, the “New Soul of Rock” take over the cover of The Hype Magazine 2015 Spring Issue, scheduled for newsstand release March 26. The group is part of an activation by the Daimler Corp’s new travel application, RideScout, which took them from the small stage to a global arena with all eyes on them. RideScout became the group’s exclusive mode of transport for their U.S. tour launch called the “RideScout Road Trip.” As a unique plus for the Spring issue, The Hype Magazine ties in with Young Pandas for live updates on their experience. Young Pandas will share exclusive moments from the road via The Hype Magazine Instagram account. (@TheHypeMagazineNetwork) RideScout will also produce documentary segments of Young Pandas and their experience, including major tour stops like SXSW 2015. Added to the lineup for spring are, 3x Grammy nominated producer Rey Reel (Beyonce, Flawless & remix Ft. Niki Minaj); Serayah McNiell from the explosive Fox TV Series “Empire” and Craig Wayne Boyd, from Team Blake (Shelton), winner of last season’s “The Voice,” Jonas Gray of the World Champion New England Patriots, Compton rapper Problem and more. Specialty columns, “Time to Shine” and “Crossing Over” respectively, feature two new names in the music industry that have very special stories. “Time to Shine” introduces, singer Dylan Hyde who is a young man ready to bring a new level of excitement to the industry. Dylan’s “Hyde Pryde” global network is prepping for his break out project which includes work with the legendary “Babyface.”  “Crossing Over” features New York’s Oxymorrons, a theatrically creative Hip-Hop crew rocking a live band and moving at the speed of sound. This issue, The Hype Magazine also welcomes Celebrity contributors DJ Michael “5000” Watts and NFL Agent Sean P. Stellato to it’s editorial staff. Each will provide subject matter expert content from their respective arenas. DJ Michael “5000” Watts, CEO/Founder of Houston’s Swisha House will share new Southern Music and culture pieces. Sean will provide an inside look at the sports agent world and behind the scenes commentary on the world of the NFL. Sean’s client roster includes 3 actively playing Super Bowl champion players, among other well known names in the league. The Hype Magazine is available in major retail stores throughout the United States, Germany and Guam. Key retailers include Walgreens, Barnes and Noble, Target, 7-11, K-Mart, Marsh and Books A Million locations. The Hype Magazine prints four times yearly for newsstands and retail stores, with specialty issues available in digital/print-on-demand formats. For more information on The Hype Magazine, including subscriptions and locations, visit their official website http://thehypemagazine.com.

DJ Michael "5000" Watts joins The Hype Magazine team

DJ Michael “5000” Watts joins The Hype Magazine Editorial Staff           Photo Credit: Jerry Doby for The Hype Magazine

The Hype Magazine announced the addition of DJ Michael “5000” Watts, Founder/CEO of The Swisha House to its editorial staff. Watts will contribute to both the online portal and magazine issues, focusing on Southern Music culture and Southern culture in general.

Swisha House

Swisha House (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I’m really looking forward to working with The Hype Magazine! You know most people are used to seeing and hearing me from behind a turntable. Finally they’ll get to see the other side of me. I just really want the world to know how much I love the south, its people, its music and its culture.” – Michael Watts

“DJ Michael “5000” Watts is an iconic part of the entertainment industry both domestically and abroad” says The Hype Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Jerry Doby. He continues, “Having a subject matter expert such as Watts, ensures we continue to set the standard by bringing the most on-point and relevant content. It’s not even fair, kinda like insider trading!!!”

About DJ Michael “5000” Watts 

The transition from provincial celebrity DJ to renowned record label founder has been rewarding in more ways than one for Houston, Texas native Michael “5000” Watts. Known primarily for his chopped and screwed Swisha House remixes, Watts has successfully turned regional mix tape distribution into a record label empire. However, Watts did not get to VIP status overnight. A mountain of diligence and unsurpassed talent catapulted this music icon in the making to mogul standing.

2005 brought about a national notoriety for Michael “5000” Watts. His company, Swisha House, celebrated with the chart topping victories of Houston hip-hop rookies turned luminaries Paul Wall (The People’s Champ, 2005) and Mike Jones (Who Is Mike Jones, 2005) as well as a number of highly acclaimed independent releases featuring a gifted mass of up and coming artists including the unforgettable The Day Hell Broke Loose: Parts 1 & 2 (1999, 2003).

As an ambassador of Houston hip-hop, Swisha House branded chopped and screwed remixes and the south’s clout in the music industry, Watts is a featured guest on the BET It’s My Thing television campaign. Alongside other prominent entertainment movers and shakers, Watts’ spots appeared periodically and repetitively throughout the day highlighting his distinguished success as Swisha House CEO, founder and DJ.

About The Hype Magazine

The Hype Magazine emerged as a leader in the Urban Entertainment market in 2002. Launching onto the national stage by being the first magazine cover for music artist and marketing thought leader Soldier Boy. Thriving from diversity, The Hype Magazine grew to include “News from Hip-Hop to Hollywood,” spring boarding the digital powerhouse onto the international print magazine stage, in 2013.

via #BreakingNews: The Hype Magazine welcomes DJ Michael “5000” Watts as a Celebrity Contributor.

DJ Slugo Juke Master

King of Ghetto House DJ Slugo

Chicago‘s King of Ghetto House, DJ Slugo starts the year off with a bang on this Juked out mix of the legendary Missy Elliot‘s Work It.

Reality Television is a

Rap Reality series “One Shot”

FINALLY a reality show that makes sense to me!!! Hosted by the one and only Sway, now rap has it’s own reality show series called “One Shot.” I checked out the contest site and there are some hot entries already…can’t wait to see what develops throughout this series.

With cats like Crooked I, T.I. and The Game on the panel we know there is a great chance we’ll get some real real outta this! DJ Khaled of course knows how to take artists to an epic level, so the winner and the other standouts have a good shot to get somewhere. Let’s not forget the addition of Tech N9ne, bruh has accomplished some amazing things in music and in business as an INDEPENDENT…he and Travis know how to get it done right.

With the loss of BET’s 106 & Park, Hip-Hop’s new wave of artists continue to have less and less LEGITIMATE platforms to showcase their talent. I’m putting some hopeful vibes out there that we are going to get something epic from Hip-Hop in 2015 and that “One Shot” will be the platform to bring it to pass!!! #OfficialHype

*sidenote* I’m STILL really PO’d at Sway and crew for naming Rick Ross “Emcee” of The Year sometime back…yes I’m holding a grudge on that BS…he’s a great rapper and businessman, NOT an “Emcee.” I’m hopeful “One Shot” will provide some redemption for that!!! IJS

Details:

The countdown begins as one of Rap’s first reality competition shows ever prepares to hit television and with it comes an A-list lineup of Hip-Hop’s finest.

Earlier this Fall, rapper/mogul KXNG CROOKED (bka Crooked I) announced on Sway In the Morning that he would be delivering an all-rap competition series for 2015. The show is called One Shot, as Crooked — flanked by Sway, King Tech, and SMH Records CEO Mike Smith — will travel to eight cities across the country on the hunt for talent. The winner will take home a grand prize of $100,000 and a record deal with SMH Records.

The stakes have gotten higher, as each week contestants will perform for celebrity judges to show them what they’ve got. The best of the best are on the roster. T.I., The Game, DJ Khaled, are among the most recently added to the One Shot celebrity judges pool. They will join the likes of RZA, Twista, Tech N9ne, Scarface, E-40, The Breakfast Club’s Charlamagne Tha God, Joell Ortiz of Slaughterhouse, DJ Drama and more to come of the star-studded roster of Hip-Hop heavyweights who will judge the performers from week to week.

For months, rappers from all corners of the country have submitted their video entries to MyOneShot.TV in the hopes of getting their “one shot” at fame once they try out in their respective cities. Now, with the added bonus of rap celebrity judges, the pressure is on. Contestants will travel to their city, following their video submission, for an in-person tryout before Horseshoe G.A.N.G., KXNG CROOKED, King Tech, and Mike Smith.

via T.I., The Game, Tech N9ne, DJ Khaled, RZA, sign on as Celebrity Judges for Rap’s first reality competition series ‘One Shot’.

#GMIXX2014

Global Mixx Music and Film Forum has begun announcing confirmed event panelists and co-chairs for their 8th annual event in Chicago Aug 15-17th, 2014. The Forum will include working entertainment professionals from the worlds of music, film, television and media. This year’s event is presented by ParentPowerChicago, an organization whose mission is to provide tools and resources for parents to regain or maintain their traditional position with the family structure.

Honorary Music Chair and Keynote Speaker: NO I.D. – Executive Vice President of DefJam Recordings and Grammy Award winning producer (Kanye West, Common, and Jay-Z).

Honorary Co-Chairs:

Cynthia Johnson – VP of Urban Promotion/Columbia Records/Sony Music

Maurice Johnson – Grammy Award Producer/Remixer (Destiny’s Child, Beyonce)

Regina Daniels – President/Daniels Entertainment

Homer Blow – Music Director/Program Director/WNOV and HomerBlowRadio.com (Milwaukee, WI)

Malik Yusef – Grammy Award Songwriter/Poet (Kanye West, Common, John Legend)

Saturday, August 16th 

Global Mixx Film Forum at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios-Workshop Series

KILL YOUR TELEVISION??? : Content Creators & the New Distribution Models (Global Mixx Film Forum)

Aaliyah Williams, VP of Development & Production – All Def Digital

Sanicole Young, Writer/Director of web series “The City Hates Us”

Maurice Dortch, Filmmaker, Maxim 13:22 Productions

Kenneth Yoder, Writer/Director/Web Series Development Instructor

Nate Gilbert, Sales Director, Interactive One

Whiteboy James – Writer/Creator-“Block Diaries” Webisode Series

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN ACT??? : Tips to Being a Successful Working Actor

Jaime Henderson, TV/Film/Theatrical Agent – BMG Talent

Kathy Byrne, Director, TV/Theatrical – SAG/AFTRA Chicago

Erica Hubbard, Actress – BET’s “Let’s Stay Together”; ABC Family’s “Lincoln Heights”

Jamaal Buchanan, Manager – Buchanan Management & Consulting, LLC

THE REEL DEAL: Behind the Scenes – Careers in Film & Television Roundtable

Carlos King, Executive Producer – “Real Housewives of Atlanta”; “Hollywood Divas” – Kingdom Reign Entertainment

Robin Thede, Comedy Writer/Actress – “Queen Latifah Show”; “Real House Husbands of Hollywood”

Christopher Nolen, Director – “72 Hours”; “Four Seasons” – Nferno Productions

Delvin Molden, Producer – E.N.D. Productions

Emile Cambry -Filmmaker/Producer- Blue 1647 Productions

Read More: The Hype Magazine 8th Annual Global Mixx Music and Film Forum Announces Panelists and Honorary Co-chairs.

SXSW Logo (Courtesy of: SXSW Press and Publicity)

SXSW Logo (Courtesy of: SXSW Press and Publicity)

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival is now accepting applications for artists to perform at the world famous SXSW Music Festival at http://www.sxsw.com/music/shows/apply. SXSW Music takes place Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

Apply now for the opportunity to perform for the 28,000 industry representatives including over 2,800 media representatives and the thousands of fans in attendance. A showcasing act at SXSW has the unique opportunity to play in one of Austin’s many live music venues along with acts from all over the world. SXSW hosts acts in every stage of their development including music legends such as Lady Gaga, Dave Grohl, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Smokey Robinson, Blondie, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Iggy Pop, Depeche Mode, Juanes, Prince, and Justin Timberlake. Join the ranks of Future Islands, Kelis, HyunA, Fitz & The Tantrums, Alabama Shakes, Bomba Estereo, Mumford and Sons, Haim, Ana Tijoux, Skrillex, Kendrick Lamar, Cafe Tacvba, Richie Hawtin, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, St. Vincent, The xx, Aloe Blacc and so many more by gaining career changing exposure and publicity from the amazing mix of influential participants that attend SXSW every year. Sonicbids is the exclusive online musical event submission platform of the 2015 SXSW Music Festival. To apply, go tohttp://www.sxsw.com/music/shows/apply. All applications must be submitted no later than October 10, 2014. Application fees are $33 for early submissions, $45 for applications submitted after September 12, 2014.

Listen now to SXSWfm at http://sxsw.com/fm to enjoy programming of all kinds of music from previous festivals. Stay tuned to hear the music of SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artists as they are announced.

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival, taking place March 17 – 22, 2015, features a legendary festival showcasing more than 2,300 musical acts of all genres from around the globe on over one hundred stages in downtown Austin. By day, the Austin Convention Center comes alive with conference registrants and performing artists partaking of a full agenda of informative, provocative panel discussions featuring hundreds of speakers of international stature and conducting business in the Trade Show. In its 29th year, SXSW remains an essential event on the music industry calendar. For more information, access our website at http://sxsw.com.

SXSW Music Conference and Festival is sponsored by Miller Lite, AT&T, IFC, The Austin Chronicle and Sonicbids.

Source: SXSW Publicity