10 Artists You Need To Know For SXSW 2015

The stage is set in Austin, Texas once again as the music showcases are set to open Wednesday at SXSW festival.  Notorious for putting up and coming artists on the map for the whole world to see, this years festivities couldn’t come at a more exciting time in rap music.  From the Kanye West co-signed artists from the Midwest to a London invasion of sorts, here are 10 artists you need to know before SXSW starts and will most likely be household names by the time Texas closes its doors for another year.  Hit the jump below and let us know what you think of these Texas bound emcee’s.

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