Big Boi, Megan Thee Stallion, Rico Nasty, IDK & More Tapped For Fader Fort 2019

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The three-day event will also include immersive and innovative on-site activations.

(AllHipHop News) From March 13- 15, several music acts will perform at the 2019 Fader Fort. Big Boi, Megan Thee Stallion, Rico Nasty, and IDK are among the artists that will hit the stage in Austin, Texas.

In addition, Fader Fort is giving Spotify Premium subscribers access to fireside chat programming. Rico Nasty, 21 Savage’s manager Kei Henderson, and Fake Shore Drive founder Andrew Barber are taking part in the first-time presentations covering diversity and art curation.

Beyond Diversity: What does representation mean now? (3/15, 11:30 am)

Mainstream culture has shifted to embrace and encourage diversity, but what happens next? Some of the music industry’s most powerful minds gather to analyze systemic obstacles in the music industry, and help visualize a better future.
Hosted by FADER Social Media Director Juliana Pache in conversation with:

  • Kei Henderson, 21 Savage’s Manager
  • DJ Osh Kosh, Artist
  • Modi, founder Trillectro

On the Pulse: Defining what’s cool (3/15, 12:20 pm)

With the accessibility of music and wider culture on the rise, these tastemakers have mastered the art of curation. Find out how they navigate through the noise to keep their fingers on the pulse.
Hosted by FADER Senior Editor Lawrence Burney in conversation with:

  • Rico Nasty, Artist
  • Katie Garcia, Head of A&R for Secretly Canadian
  • Andrew Barber, Founder, Fake Shore Drive

Fader Fort is a guest list-only event. There will be no public RSVP. Last year's live showcase saw sets by Bun B, BlocBoy JB, SOB X RBE, YBN Nahmir, Saweetie, Mozzy, Valee, Billie Eilish, and more.