New York rapper 50 Cent will headline an exclusive and official South by Southwest concert at Austin’s historic at 1100 Warehouse (1100 E 5th St) on Tuesday, March 11 at 8:00PM.
The concert, to take place on the cross-over night between SXSW Interactive and Music, will be shared around the globe via the live streaming social media app, Hang w/. 50 Cent, who is also an investor in Hang With, Inc., says, “I’m going to bring my fans behind the scenes and give the opportunity to those who couldn’t make it a chance to experience a concert at South by Southwest.”
Hang w/ will enlist hundreds of concert attendees to broadcast the 50 Cent concert live to their friends, colleagues and social media connections creating a concert around the globe.
“This is going to be a pivotal event in Hang w/ history,” said Andrew Maltin, co-founder and CEO of Hang With, Inc. “Hang w/ has shown itself to be a powerful technology platform for musicians to engage their fans, and we are thrilled at the opportunity to showcase our platform in front of the who’s who of music and tech, courtesy of 50 Cent who himself lives at the intersection of music and tech.”
This showcase will open to all SXSW badge types. Those interested in following 50 Cent and receiving push notifications when he is broadcasting live can download the app at www.hangwith.me/50cent.
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