Snoop Dogg Confirmed As Keynote Speaker For SXSW Music 2015 | Music News
The South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival is pleased to announce a Keynote Conversation with Snoop Dogg. The keynote takes place on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in Ballroom A of the the Austin Convention Center. Multi-platinum artist, actor and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg is at the forefront of popular culture with award-winning albums and songs, multiple films, lifestyle products, philanthropic efforts, and digital ventures, including his YouTube original series “GGN News”. Snoop Dogg has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and received multiple Grammy Award nominations.
Most recently, Snoop under the moniker Snoopzilla, released his album 7 Days of Funk, a collaboration with Dam-Funk, in December of 2013 on Stones Throw Records. In April of 2013, Snoop released his reggae and dancehall-influenced album Reincarnated under the moniker Snoop Lion. Reincarnated debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart. As a DJ under the moniker DJ Snoopadelic, Snoop has been tearing up festivals and clubs around the world for nearly four years, giving fans a special experience that only he can curate. In addition to his extensive work in music, Snoop has appeared in numerous films, including Soul Plane, Starsky & Hutch, the Oscar® winning drama Training Day and Half Baked, Scary MoVie, among others.
Snoop Dogg’s keynote conversation is open to all Music and Platinum registrants and registered showcasing artists. The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference (SXSW) is a six-day event held every March in Austin. The conference offers unmatched access to ideas and global viewpoints on an increasingly borderless industry. It aims to educate and inspire musicians and professionals alike, with sessions attended by 28,000 registrants and showcasing artists. A large multi-industry trade show exhibition, Music Gear Expo and daytime stage performances round out the day while evenings are devoted to the SXSW Music Festival, which showcases over 2,100 acts ranging from the unsigned to the iconic. The 2015 event takes place from March 17 to March 22 2015. For more information, please visit sxsw.com.
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