SXSW 2015: 30 Artists You Need to See

Legendary rockers, emerging rappers, underground sensations and more to catch in Austin

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Rae Sremmurd
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Rae Sremmurd

Status: Victory Lap

Why You Should Pay Attention: At last year's festival, Rae Sremmurd were a pair of newbies, Tupelo brothers who stuck close to Mike Will and left a trail of spilled drinks in their wake. "I told them at SXSW," the Future/Lil Wayne/Miley Cyrus producer remembers, "I was like, 'I'm telling you, y'all are about to take off like a torpedo.'" They've since released two platinum, off-the-wall, Top 40 singles ("No Flex Zone" and "No Type") and the most exuberant hip-hop album of 2015.

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