A$AP Rocky Tapped To Perform At MTVU's "Woodie Awards Festival"

Rising rapper A$AP Rocky has been tapped to perform at the 2012 "Woodie Awards Festival" being presented by mtvU.

A$AP Rocky joins new artists like Walk The Moon, Wallpaper and fun., who will all hit the stage during the event, which will take place on March 15 during the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.

All of the acts are nominated for a "Breaking Woody" award, for their success over the past 12 months.

"I'm excited to be performing at this year’s 'Woodie Awards Festival' and I feel blessed that people are recognizing the work me and my A$AP team are putting in,” said A$AP Rocky.

The performances lead up to the 2012 mtvU Woody Awards, which will air on MTV's 24-hour college network, mtvU.

On Sunday, March 18, 2012, mtvU will air highlights from the show on the half-hour “2012 mtvU Woodie Awards" special.