ASCAP’s On the Come Up: High Priestess Show at SXSW Features All-Women Lineup of Today’s Hottest Urban Music Artists

By Erik Philbrook, ASCAP Editor in Chief  •  March 15, 2019

On March 14, an all-women lineup of some of today’s hottest hip-hop, rap and urban music artists took the stage at The Belmont in Austin, Texas as ASCAP’s Urban Music Team hosted its On the Come Up: High Priestess showcase at the SXSW Music festival.

Presented by ASCAP and My Executive Room and hosted by C. Devone, the show featured knockout performances by Tierra Whack, Dreezy, Rico Nasty, Amara La Negra, Maliibu Miitch, Azia, AdELA, Hunni and more. DJ Osh Kosh and DJ Miss Milan kept the the packed crowd moving all night between sets.

Photos by Erik Philbrook and Kate Cordova