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BREAKING NEWS (aka What’s Crackalackin): Snoop Dogg will be heading to twitch X reddit IRL to hype the return of Doggy Style Records!
For those of you in Austin that are lucky enough to get in*, the showcase will feature performances and short films by Snoop Dogg, October London, and The Ladies of Beach City. It will also feature an exclusive debut of Snoop Dogg’s COOLAID, which is a companion piece to the latest hit album of the same name and features exclusive visuals and music. In addition, October London will perform and show Colorblind:Love, his short film about love, music, and destiny starring the rising singer and actor/comedian, Mike Epps, while Ladies of Beach City will be debuting their Ladies Of Beach City short film, a musical companion to their upcoming album, Ladies Of Beach City.
Peanut butter and jelly. Health and mana. Power and Rangers. Some things just go together. So in the grand tradition of incredible team-ups, Twitch and Reddit are joining forces at SXSW to bring you the Twitch X Reddit IRL experience at RIO in Austin. It’s gonna be one hell of a party and we even have some very special guests attending as well. Read on, dear readers.
Oh boy, we have a lot in store. Twitch x Reddit IRL will be the place to hang out, party, and get a taste of both the Twitch and Reddit experiences live while you’re in Austin. And for those of you watching online, we’ve got you covered as well.
A big part of the experience will combine Reddit’s infamous AMA’s with Twitch’s live-streaming. We’ll have live AMAs conducted throughout the week with portions streamed online through twitch.tv/twitch & twitch.tv/event/sxswgaming. Topics and guests will join us to cover topics like movies, music, and of course, gaming. What guests? Glad you asked. Here are a few of the highlights:
Grandmaster Flash, hip-hop pioneer and icon*
AWGE featuring A$AP Rocky & A$AP Mob*
AMA: Gareth Edwards, director of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
AMA: Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin
AMA: Adrian Grenier, star of HBO’s Entourage
AMA: Gaelynn Lea, folk musician
AMA: Jeremy Scahill, investigative journalist, The Intercept
AMA: Whiskey Shivers, Austin-based bluegrass band
AMA: Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Tommy Vietor
Panel: Fearlessly Female — Boardroom and Beyond: Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Jill Cress (CMO, National Geographic Partners), Ingrid Vanderveldt (Founder & CEO, EBW2020), and Suzi Sosa (Cofounder & CEO, Verb)
MC Lars, seminal nerdcore rapper*
Curse Mackey, Austin-based musician
VR concert by TheWaveVR, Austin-based tech startup that delivers concerts to virtual reality devices*
Sony Pictures LIFE Scare Booth, a special onsite activation to promote the upcoming sci-fi thriller film, Life, in theaters March 24.
*To catch select music performances, you will have to be there in person!
That’s merely a taste of what the house will be offering throughout the week, so if you’re in Austin for SXSW, you are cordially invited to join us for a drink and some good times. To RSVP for free entry, click here. Entry is not guaranteed and is based on a first come basis, so get there early! For those joining the party through the power of the interwebs, you can catch all the action at twitch.tv/event/sxswgaming.