#SXSW : Paul Wall Headlines As Guest For Grammy Block Party In Austin


(AllHipHop News) The Recording Academy® Texas Chapter is set to host an Academy membership celebration during SXSW, Austin’s premier music week.

The annual festival plays host to the Texas Chapters’ Grammy Block Party that will feature performances from Little Joe y La Familia And Ruben Ramos, Hayes Carll, Haley Georgia, and the Wild Feathers.

While some of those performers are still getting known in the Hip-Hop world, past performers have included GRAMMY® winners Gary Clark, Jr., Los Lonely Boys, Jimmie Vaughan, and Los Texmaniacs; GRAMMY® nominees Billy Joe Shaver, Hanson, and Ruthie Foster; and Plain White T’s and Blue October.

 Texas Chapter Trustee and Grammy-nominated rapper Paul Wall will also be on deck in his home state to represent.

In addition to the Slap God Paul Wall, Theresa Jenkins (Sr. Executive Director of the Texas Chapter), Terry Lickona (Executive Producer of Austin City Limits) and Carlos Alvarez (Texas Chapter President) will be in attendance.

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy® is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers, and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers.

Check out Paul Wall’s recent visual for “Swangin In The Rain” from his Slab God project below: