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Giveaway: Weird City Hip Hop Festival

Staff Writer
Austin 360

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Austin’s first dedicated hip hop festival kicks off Friday night with a special edition of the city’s hottest hip hop dance party at Empire Control Room. Mix master Chorizo Funk will be joined by L.A.-based electronic wizard Dam Funk while Austin’s first couple of hip hop, Riders Against the Storm work the mic to keep the dance floor hoppin’. Meanwhile, out on the patio the Austin Mic Exchange, Austin’s premier hip hop open mic weekly presents a live mixtape show. If that’s not enough hip hop for you, scoot across the street to Red 7 where Pushermania hosts an excellent bill of top Texas talents including Doughbeezy from Houston A.Dd+ from Dallas and Worldwide from San Antonio. Next door at Holy Mountain Detroit rapper Guilty Simpson headlines and Beerland will host an Austin hip hop awards show.

On Saturday, the fest presents a pair of can’t-miss shows at Empire. Outside in the Garage L.A. underground heavyweights Dilated Peoples, who just dropped an excellent new album, headline a bill that includes hard-hitting local support from Crew 54 and LNS Crew. Inside the Control Room NYC’s Pharoahe Monch headlines alongside Jean Grae, the most vital female emcee in the game. In addition, Black Milk plays the North Door and Homeboy Sandman is at Red 7 and Grind Time Now hosts a battle at Beerland. Full schedule of events. https://www.facebook.com/weirdcityfest

If you’d like to be our guest at the festival email us the answer to this trivia question before noon on Thursday, September 25:

In 2013 Dam Funk worked on the project 7 Days of Funk with a high profile hip hop star. Who was it?

One winner will be selected at random from the correct responses we receive. The winner will receive a pair of tickets to the festival. The winner will be notified by email before 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 25. The winner will need to verify that they have received the notification within a few hours of receiving the email. If we receive no verification, the tickets will be awarded to the next winning participant on our list. Non-winning participants will not be notified. Austin360.com does not store email addresses or any personal information provided by readers for any purpose other than giveaway win notification.